Module title: Promoting inclusion: Enabling access to health care for children, adults and old

SCQF level: 11:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: NMS11152
Module leader: Michael Brown
School School of Health & Social Care
Subject area group: Mental Health and Learning Disability
Prerequisites

There are no pre-requisites for this module to be added

2018/9, Trimester 2, Online, Edinburgh Napier University
Occurrence: 002
Primary mode of delivery: Online
Location of delivery: SIGHTHILL
Partner: Edinburgh Napier University
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Michael Brown
Module Organiser:


Learning, Teaching and Assessment (LTA) Approach:
Learning & Teaching methods including their alignment to Los This module is an on-line theory module with flexible learning and teaching approaches. The units that comprise the module are delivered on-line and supported by literature reviews (LO1-2), directed reading (LO1-5), problem-based learning case scenarios (LO1-5), on-line discussions and on-line reflections (LO1-5), directed learning activities (LO1-5), , that enable interaction with other students. Learning is supported through on-line tutorials involving work-related activities, case studies and examples from practice.

Embedding of employability/PDP/Scholarship Skills
Employability skills such as multidisciplinary working, analysis and critiquing of evidence, communication, developing presentations and report writing, leadership and quality enhancement are all outcomes from the module. Scholarship activities such as report writing, debate, discussion, presentation and assessment skills are all practiced in this module.



Formative Assessment:
Assessment (formative & summative)
Formative
Week 8: The students will post on-line and share with their peers a power point presentation detailing an action plan to promote and improve access to healthcare. The action plan will be reviewed and critiqued on-line by peers to provide formative feedback, support reflection and share practice. In addition will be provided on draft work, in particular the 1 500 word critical analysis.



Summative Assessment:
Summative
Week 15: The module will be assessed by the submission of a portfolio of evidence. This summative assessment will require the submission of a 5000-word portfolio that will comprise 5 core elements. The student will: -
- undertake a 1000 word review of the evidence to identify the barriers and access to healthcare issues.
- undert?


Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Online Guided independent study 50
Other Guided independent study 50
Independent Learning Guided independent study 100
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200


Assessment
Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Portfolio 100 1-5 15 HOURS= 0, WORDS= 5000
Component 1 subtotal: 100
Component 2 subtotal: 0
Module subtotal: 100
2018/9, Trimester 2, Online, Edinburgh Napier University
Occurrence: 003
Primary mode of delivery: Online
Location of delivery: SIGHTHILL
Partner: Edinburgh Napier University
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Michael Brown
Module Organiser:


Learning, Teaching and Assessment (LTA) Approach:
Learning and teaching methods including their alignment to LO's
This module is fully on line. Learning and teaching approaches will be flexible in nature and use a problem-solving approach. The programme will be delivered using Moodle and will involve the use of case scenarios (LO 1 & 2), reading activities (LO 2 & 3) discussion and reflective activities (LO 4 & 5) to facilitate learning and the achievement of the LOs. The module involves guided on-line student interaction via the Moodle discussion area that will support the student to achieve LO 1-5. Additionally, learning will be supported by the use of optional face-to-face tutorials involving group work activities, case studies and examples from practice.
Embedding of employability/PDP/scholarship skills
LO 1-5: Employability skills such as promoting and enhancing multidisciplinary working, communication, leadership, quality of care enhancement and improving the patient experience are all included in this module. Scholarship skills as applied to advanced practice such as report writing, debate/discussions, presentation skills and audit are all practiced in this module. PDP will be ongoing with one 1:1 session scheduled per module.


Formative Assessment:
Assessment (formative & summative)
Formative
Week 8: The students will post on-line and share with their peers a power point presentation detailing an action plan to promote and improve access to healthcare. The action plan will be reviewed and critiqued on-line by peers to provide formative feedback, support reflection and share practice. In addition will be provided on draft work, in particular the 1 500 word critical analysis.


Summative Assessment:
Summative
Week 15: The module will be assessed by the submission of a portfolio of evidence. This summative assessment will require the submission of a 5000-word portfolio that will comprise 5 core elements. The student will: -
- undertake a 1000 word review of the evidence to identify the barriers and access to healthcare issues.
- undert

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Online Guided independent study 50
Other Guided independent study 50
Independent Learning Guided independent study 100
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200


Assessment
Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Essay 100 1-5 15 HOURS= 0, WORDS= 5000
Component 1 subtotal: 100
Component 2 subtotal: 0
Module subtotal: 100

Description of module content:

Value base: attitudes and values and respect of the person.
Communication skills: enhance communication skills, self-awareness, building relationships and alternative modes of communication to promote access to healthcare
Awareness: of the role of gatekeepers, range of intellectual disabilities, identification of need, legal and ethical issues and consent.
Appraising and reviewing evidence: policy, legislation, research, clinical guidelines and care pathway approaches.
Facilitating access: supportive environments, quality of care enhancement, individual care pathways, communication passports, protocols and patient information.
Partnership working: multidisciplinary working, leadership, acting on information, listening to individuals and carers and adjusting work practices to accommodate diversity and make reasonable adjustments to care.

Learning Outcomes for module:

Upon completion of this module you will be able to
LO1: Critically evaluate the available evidence and identify the personal, social, environmental and physical barriers to promoting and enabling access to healthcare for people with an intellectual disability.
LO2: Critically review the ethical and legal frameworks and their application to meeting the health needs of people with an intellectual disability.
LO3: Appraise and apply an appropriate audit and intervention strategy to enhance access to health care of an individual or group of individuals with an intellectual disability in your practice area.
LO4: Critically reflect on the roles and responsibilities of users, carers and practitioners within the context of a multidisciplinary network to facilitate and enable access to health care for people with an intellectual disability.
LO5: Critically evaluate the impact of interventions and adjustments to care as a means to promote access to health care for people with an intellectual disability.

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