SE752-7-AP-CO:
Understanding Self and Others

The details
2023/24
Sport, Rehabilitation and Exercise Sciences (School of)
Colchester Campus
Autumn & Spring
Postgraduate: Level 7
Current
Thursday 05 October 2023
Friday 22 March 2024
15
19 October 2023

 

Requisites for this module
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Key module for

MSC B16024 Physiotherapy (Pre-Registration)

Module description

This module explores the lived experience of the self and others through the contexts in which they live. Students will examine and develop their understanding of being a physiotherapist in contemporary and evolving UK practice, and consider their own development as a student healthcare professional.

Module aims

To explore the lived experience of the self and others through the contexts in which they live.
To examine and develop students’ understanding of being a physiotherapist in contemporary and evolving UK practice, and consider their own development as a student healthcare professional.

Module learning outcomes

On successful completion of this module, the student will be able to:
1. Critically discuss factors influencing your own frame of reference as a healthcare student
2. Evaluate how your frame of reference may impact upon your development as a healthcare student
3. Synthesise factors influencing the frames of reference of others who you will collaborate with as a healthcare student
4. Demonstrate and critically discuss the expectations and requirements of you as a healthcare student
5. Investigate core theories, principles and concepts for the role of CPD in your journey as a health care professional

Module information

Indicative Content
Psychology
Sociology
Practice based decision making
Culture
Unconscious bias and stereotyping
Politics
Healthcare and societal systems and contexts
Working inter-professionally in teams
Professional skills
HCPC, CSP requirements and expectations
CPD
Ethics and consent
Reflective practice

Learning and teaching methods

A mixture of lectures, seminars and independent learning will be used to deliver this module. For specific information, please see the module timetable and module guide

Bibliography

The above list is indicative of the essential reading for the course.
The library makes provision for all reading list items, with digital provision where possible, and these resources are shared between students.
Further reading can be obtained from this module's reading list.

Assessment items, weightings and deadlines

Coursework / exam Description Deadline Coursework weighting
Coursework   3,000 Word Essay  10/01/2024  60% 
Coursework   15 minute presentation - FASER submission   12/04/2024  40% 

Additional coursework information

Formative assessment: 500 word draft / plan

Exam format definitions

  • Remote, open book: Your exam will take place remotely via an online learning platform. You may refer to any physical or electronic materials during the exam.
  • In-person, open book: Your exam will take place on campus under invigilation. You may refer to any physical materials such as paper study notes or a textbook during the exam. Electronic devices may not be used in the exam.
  • In-person, open book (restricted): The exam will take place on campus under invigilation. You may refer only to specific physical materials such as a named textbook during the exam. Permitted materials will be specified by your department. Electronic devices may not be used in the exam.
  • In-person, closed book: The exam will take place on campus under invigilation. You may not refer to any physical materials or electronic devices during the exam. There may be times when a paper dictionary, for example, may be permitted in an otherwise closed book exam. Any exceptions will be specified by your department.

Your department will provide further guidance before your exams.

Overall assessment

Coursework Exam
100% 0%

Reassessment

Coursework Exam
100% 0%
Module supervisor and teaching staff
Dr Adrian Mallows, email: amallows@essex.ac.uk.
Dr Bradley Neal, email: b.neal@essex.ac.uk.
Jay Matthams, Andrew Brinkley, Jo Etherton, Izzie Easton, external clinicians and service users where appropriate and available.
SRES Office (e-mail sres, non-Essex users should add @essex.ac.uk)

 

Availability
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External examiner

Mrs Madeleine Nicholson
Wrexham Glyndwr University
Senior Lecturer
Resources
Available via Moodle
Of 46 hours, 42 (91.3%) hours available to students:
4 hours not recorded due to service coverage or fault;
0 hours not recorded due to opt-out by lecturer(s), module, or event type.

 

Further information

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