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Module outline and aims
This module has been designed for researchers and healthcare professionals who want to improve health or healthcare by changing the behaviour of the public, patients or professionals. Achieving sustained behaviour change is difficult and often requires interventions that have multiple interacting components. Developing these ‘complex interventions’ is challenging and requires new methodological approaches that have evolved rapidly over recent years.
The phrase ‘complex interventions’ is very broad but specific examples include:
The module is suitable for researchers, healthcare professionals, intervention designers, managers and policy makers. A background in psychology, behavioural science or a related discipline would be advantageous but is not essential.
The aims of the module are to:
Start date: Thursday 24 January 2019
Assessment submission date: Monday 13 May 2019
Martin is a Chartered Psychologist and joined City University in November 2010 as the Project Coordinator for two large cluster RCTs of telehealth and telecare. Martin previously worked at University College London (UCL).
Martin studied Psychology (BSc) and Health Psychology (MSc) at Staffordshire University before taking a post at ...