Programme/Approved Electives for 2022/23
Available as a Free Standing Elective
Talis Aspire Reading ListAny reading lists will be provided by the start of the course.http://lists.lib.keele.ac.uk/modules/par-10001/lists
This module provides the foundation for developing and supporting personal resilience at the beginning of the MSci Paramedic Science programme and is essential in developing students awareness of personal mental health, public health and resilience. The challenges of full-time study, wellbeing and resilience, and the contribution of human factors on the individual will be core themes throughout the programme, therefore, this module will assist students in developing coping strategies to support resilience in studying the programme.Content linked to the College of Paramedic Curriculum Guidance for Public Health and Wellbeing (CoP, 2019), the Health and Care Professions Council Standards of Proficiency for Paramedics (HCPC, 2014) and QAA Subject Benchmark Statement Paramedics (QAA, 2019)College of Paramedics:Indicative ContentHealth psychology ILO 3 & Indicative ContentC1.2.12, C1.2.13, C1.2.14Sociology of Health ILO 2 & Indicative ContentC1.2.16, C18.104.22.168, C22.214.171.124, C126.96.36.199, C1.2.18Public health ILO 1 & Indicative ContentC1.5.1, C1.5.2 Health promotion ILO 2 & Indicative ContentC1.5.3, C1.5.4, C1.5.5Personal resilienceILO 4 & Indicative ContentC1.6.10, C1.6.11, C1.6.12 Human factors Indicative ContentC1.6.13, C1.6.14, C1.6.15 Available at: https://collegeofparamedics.co.uk/COP/ProfessionalDevelopment/Paramedic_Curriculum_Guidance.aspxHealth and Care Professions Council:3. Be able to maintain fitness to practiseIndicative Content3.1, 3.2, 3.4,5. be aware of the impact of culture, equality and diversity on practiceILO 3 & Indicative Content5.214. be able to draw on appropriate knowledge and skills to inform practiceILO 1 & Indicative Content14.1Available at:https://www.hcpc-uk.org/resources/standards/standards-of-proficiency-paramedics/QAA Subject Benchmark Statement Paramedics:4.2 - ILO 2 & 3 & Indicative Contentiv, v, vi, xviiAvailable at:https://www.qaa.ac.uk/docs/qaa/subject-benchmark-statements/subject-benchmark-statement-paramedics.pdf?sfvrsn=7735c881_4
Intended Learning Outcomes
Discuss key public health priorities nationally and locally in emergency and urgent care.: 1Develop a contextual understanding of the role of the paramedic in health education, health promotion and influencing behaviour.: 1Recognise the influence of cultural, religious and socio-economic behaviours on health and illness.: 1Identify factors that impact personal well-being and resilience.: 1
Lead Lectures - 27 hoursSeminar - 8 hoursGroup work - 12 hoursPresentation workshop - 2 hoursTutorials - 1hourIndependent study - 100 hours to include directed reading, research and assessment preparation.
1: Presentation weighted 100%
Description of Module Assessment
15 minute individual presentation and 5 minutes questioningStudents have 15 minutes to deliver an individual presentation that addresses all the intended learning outcomes followed by 5 minutes for questions.
Students will present to tutors at a defined time during the module. Students will able to choose a range of presentation methods (e.g. PowerPoint, Prezi)
Students are directed to identify key public health priorities specific to the paramedic workforce and the public they serve and how their role can influence health through education, and the initiative of 'Making Every Contact Count'.