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PU5518: HEALTH PROFESSIONAL BEHAVIOUR (2018-2019)

Last modified: 22 May 2019 17:07


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 None. Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Julia Allan
  • Dr Gertraud Stadler

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

  • MSc Health Psychology (Studied)
  • Any Postgraduate Programme (Studied)

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)


Contact Teaching Time

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

Teaching Breakdown

More Information about Week Numbers


Summative Assessments

Structured placement report (50%); Placement presentation (10%); practical skills demonstration (30%, divided between motivational interviewing (5%), CBT (5%) and health coaching (20%)); Professional competency assessment (10%).

 

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Feedback

None.

Course Learning Outcomes

None.

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