Medical Imaging (Human Sciences)

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Description

This next study block for this module is schedule to run in Lancaster, 27 - 31 January 2014.

Why study with us?

Module HMSA7003 will enable you to develop effective communication skills; make critical evaluations and assessments of the patient/carers; enhance ethically sound decisions made in the interests of patients; encourage collaborative working in the multi-disciplinary team; and enable you to monitor risk.

Finance

If you are employed within NHS North West and this module is to be funded by your employing Trust, please contact your Line Manager and CPD Lead for advice relating to funding and the funding application process.

What can this course lead to?

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This next study block for this module is schedule to run in Lancaster, 27 - 31 January 2014.

Why study with us?

Module HMSA7003 will enable you to develop effective communication skills; make critical evaluations and assessments of the patient/carers; enhance ethically sound decisions made in the interests of patients; encourage collaborative working in the multi-disciplinary team; and enable you to monitor risk.

Finance

If you are employed within NHS North West and this module is to be funded by your employing Trust, please contact your Line Manager and CPD Lead for advice relating to funding and the funding application process.

What can this course lead to?

On successful completion of this module can be drawn into the MSc Medical Imaging, Ultrasound or associated programmes by Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL).

Resources and facilities

We are amongst the UK’s leading health and wellbeing faculties and are proud of the high level of support we are able to offer to our students. We provide a wide range of high-quality courses supported by expert academic and clinical practice staff. If you join us you will enjoy great facilities and learn alongside caring, committed and experienced professionals. Our employment record is excellent.

Entry requirements

Prior successful study at underpinning level

More about levels and credits

Credit and UCAS requirements Credit: 20 credits Selection criteria

In addition to the academic entry requirements students will need to have appropriate clinical experience and access to the supervision and support of an experienced clinical practitioner who will act as their mentor for the duration of the course.


Modules

This module covers:

  • Social/psychological influences of communication
  • Explanation giving e.g. written information, inter-professional communication – problems and issues
  • Theories and definitions of stress and coping
  • Counselling skills, breaking bad news, dealing with aggression and assertiveness skills
  • Ethics, confidentiality and privacy, patients rights, and medico-legal implications
Course summary

This module will enable you to:

  • Relate and receive complex, sensitive, contentious information and use persuasive, motivational, negotiating and empathic skills and evaluate barriers to the understanding of this information.
  • Appraise a number of supportive strategies for patients in their care e.g. counselling skills, breaking bad news, dealing with aggression, and assertiveness with the aim of empowering patients to realise their potential in health care.
  • Critically assess the environment in the interest of promoting safety and security.
  • Work in partnership with others to develop, take forward and evaluate policy and strategy.
  • Evaluate, plan and deliver intervention.

This is a compulsory module for the PGC/PGD and MSc Medical Imaging, Ultrasound programme.

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