Total Credits: 10
Level: Level 4
Target Students: Restricted to students registered on the MSc Health Psychology, Division of Rehabilitation & Ageing. There is a limited number of places on this module. Students are reminded that enrolments which are not agreed by the Offering School in advance may be cancelled without notice.
|Spring||Assessed by end of Spring Semester|
Summary of Content: This module develops an appreciation of key issues in the interaction between patients and health care contexts. These include (a) communication in health care settings; (b) the impact of hospitalisation on adults / children; (c) preparation for stressful medical/ dental procedures; (d) giving bad news; (e) adherence to medical treatment.
Method and Frequency of Class:
|Activity||Number Of Weeks||Number of sessions||Duration of a session|
|Lecture||5 weeks||1 per week||4 hours|
Method of Assessment:
|Exam 1||100||1 x 2 hours exam|
Dr H Buchanan
Education Aims: This module aims to provide students with an understanding of key issues in the interaction between patients and health care contexts and the role of psychology in improving the nature of this interaction and of health outcomes.
On completion of this module, students should be able to:
Knowledge and understanding:
Professional practical skills
Offering School: Medicine
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