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PU5518: HEALTH PROFESSIONAL BEHAVIOUR (2019-2020)

Last modified: 25 Sep 2019 09:58


Course Overview

This course examines how the behaviour of health professionals can impact on patient care and service delivery, and trains students in key professional practice skills such as cognitive-behavioural therapy, motivational interviewing and health coaching.

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Ms Corina Weir

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • MSc Health Psychology

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

Topics covered by the course include:

·         Patient-professional communication/interaction

·         Designing interventions to change health professional behaviour

·         Non-technical skills

·         Professional practice skills (such as Health Coaching, Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, etc)


Details, including assessment, may be subject to change until 31 July 2022 for 1st half-session courses and 23 December 2022 for 2nd half-session courses.

Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

  • 1 Lecture during University weeks 25 - 28, 32 - 34
  • 1 Practical during University weeks 29 - 31

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Details, including assessment, may be subject to change until 31 July 2022 for 1st half-session courses and 23 December 2022 for 2nd half-session courses.

Summative Assessments

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Learning Outcomes
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Practical Skills Demonstration

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Formative Assessment

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Course Learning Outcomes

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