You will be taught through lectures, workshops, self-directed learning, online activities and structured group work. You will gain subject knowledge and understanding from individual reading and research, tutor guidance and peer-group support. Key learning and teaching resources will be available on uor online learning resource Moodle.
You will be expected to attend scheduled lectures which will cover some of the content of this course. Within this setting, you will be encouraged to contribute to the course through actively participating within seminars and critical reading groups; drawing upon your own experiences of practice and sharing these with others. Workshops designed around clinical skills acquisition form part of the course, as well as undertaking moderated online activities as a group or individually. Tutorial support will help you to refine and further develop your written assessment.
Formative: 500-word pen-portrait (anonymised) of your patient/client case study. This will be incorporated into your final assessment.
Summative: A 2,500-word case study reflecting on the care of a person with end-of-life care needs. You should focus on the management of one symptom and consider the impact of policy, holistic assessment and ethical considerations, and include a management plan for one symptom.
This course is worth 15 credits toward eligible programmes.