Short Course / CPD
8 days in the classroom over 10 weeks or via E-learn. (20 credits at level 6) Supported by E-Learn
No Partner College
Next cohort: Classroom - December 2016 - Fridays: Dec 9; Jan 6,13,20,27; Feb 3,10,17. From 9am-4pm., Elearn - March 2017 - Tuesdays: Mar 28; Apr 4,11,18,25; May 2,9,16,23,30; Jun 6. Online chatrooms 4pm-5pm.,
Undertaking this module you will be exploring how cultures can affect beliefs and behaviours including beliefs and behaviours that relate to how care is provided. You will be examining cultural aspects of nursing from a global and transcultural perspective. Themes within the module are:
Experts from the field of teaching and learning and from the field deliver this module content.
The aim of the module is to facilitate the students understanding of how cultures can affect beliefs and behaviours including beliefs and behaviours that relate to how care is provided. The module will support students who are seeking overseas placement learning opportunities, while offering home students the opportunity to examine cultural aspects of health care from a global and transcultural perspective
On successful completion of this module a student will be able to:
1. Analyse the influence of culture on health, welfare and professional health care practice
2. Evaluate the extent to which culturally competent practice enhances the quality of care provided and improves the experience of the health care received by patients, carers and others from multi-ethnic backgrounds
3. Consider and explore cultural competency in personal and professional development as student nurses
4. Determine the international dimension of professional health care knowledge and health care when caring for patients from different cultures and countries
5. Synthesise various factors - historical, philosophical, ethical, economic, political and professional – to create a holistic perspective on their own and others' professional / health care cultures
6. Consider the impact of global development issues on health care practice in the UK and overseas
7. Reflect on the importance of culturally appropriate communication and the extent to which it is evidenced in practice .
If you are studying as part of the SLA contract you will be working in the clinical area when undertaking this module. You will link with related aspects of your role in your workplace during this module.
If you are working outside the UK you will have the experiences of your clinical environment to relate the content of the module.
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For details of the standard fee for UK/EU students studying this course please contact the Faculty of Health and Wellbeing.Part time fee of £760 per 20 credit module
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