Programme/Approved Electives for 2021/22
Available as a Free Standing Elective
This module complements the programme content introduced in Level 4 and in Level 5 in relation to health behaviour change and physical activity and exercise prescription in specialist populations. The focus of the module is on cardiac and pulmonary populations; it will deepen the student's understanding of cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation and enable the student to analyse an individual's rehabilitation needs.
To deepen the student's understanding of cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitationTo develop the student's ability to critically evaluate rehabilitation programmes for cardiac and pulmonary populationsTo enable the student to analyse an individual's rehabilitation needs and plan an effective evidence-based rehabilitation strategy for that individual
Intended Learning Outcomes
critically evaluate the published literature relating to cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation;: 1,2,differentiate the rehabilitation needs of differing client groups or individuals;: 1,2,analyse the rehabilitation needs of an individual with a cardiac or pulmonary condition;: 1,2,synthesise the core components of cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation in the planning of an evidence-based rehabilitation strategy to address an individual's needs.: 1,2,
30 tutor led hours which may include lectures, practical classes and workshops, seminars, tutorials and two hours of assessment preparation classes etc.120 hours of independent study.
Successful completion of a minimum of 105 credits of the BSc (Hons) Rehabilitation Science at Level 5, normally at Keele University.
1: Report weighted 40%
Description of Module Assessment
1000 word Referenced ReportStudents will submit a 1000 word referenced report analysing the rehabilitation needs of a given case with EITHER a cardiac OR a pulmonary condition. The case will be 'seen', and there will be an element of student choice.2: Oral Exam weighted 60%
20 minute Oral ExaminationStudents will attend a 20 minute oral examination informed by the report (Assessment 1). The examination will be a critical discussion of the rehabilitation strategy/ies proposed to address the needs of the seen case.