Course details

Module code

7NU570

Module level

Level 7

Module credits

20 credits

Start date (usually)

Spring, summer or autumn

Location

Kedleston Road, Derby Campus

Lecture/workshop days - dates/times

2 full days mandatory attendance

Tutorial dates/times

Tutorial times negotiated face to face or via email support

Module description

A 2-3 day workshop is central to this module with all students undertaking a filmed role play which would result in a stand-alone “Advanced Communication Certificate”.

For the accredited assessment the student will produce a 3,000 word critical analysis and reflection on their personal performance, incorporating relevant evidence from the literature and underpinning theory (+/- 10%), drawing on the filmed role play. Students will evaluate appropriate communication strategies and their impact on others, thus enhancing professional practice.

Who this course is for

Nurses, doctors, senior clinicians, pastoral and allied health professionals.

Course team

Sharan Watson, Module Leader, and Advanced Communication Skills Facilitators who are all experienced clinicians.

Learning outcomes

Benefits

What you can use this credit for next

You may be already employed in a health, voluntary, pastoral or social care setting however, the knowledge and skills gained from this programme may enable you to further develop your career

Evidence base for effective communication will be reviewed.

Key skills and behaviours will be practised of your chosen specific context, following your identified learning needs.

Benefits to the employee

Confidence and competence through reflection of current practice, to ultimately demonstrate higher levels of communication skills on completion of the module.

Benefits to the employer

To be able to perform at the forefront of professional practice expertise is required in a range of communication strategies and their utilisation in often complex, sensitive or difficult situations.

Entry requirements

It is expected that you would have completed a foundation level of communication skills training prior to booking on the study days.

Fees and funding

2018/19 Fees

If this is an LBR (Learning Beyond Registration) course, and you are eligible for LBR funding, the cost is funded by HEEM (Health Education East Midlands) - check the list of LBR courses.

If you are funding your own study, the full cost of this module is £900.

How to apply

Level 7

LBR applications

Apply directly to the University

Self-funded applications

Contact details

EnquiryEmailPhone
Course: Sharan Watson (Module leader) s.watson5@derby.ac.uk +44 (0)1332 593947

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