Programme/Approved Electives for 2023/24
Available as a Free Standing Elective
This module aims to:- Introduce the student to methods used to evaluate current healthcare practice/services. - Develop the skills required to evaluate and report on the efficiency or efficacy of health service provision.
Intended Learning Outcomes
Justify the appropriateness of a specific research design approach in order to address a specific service evaluation need: 1,2Manage, manipulate, analyse and present data from a service evaluation in a coherent and appropriate manner: 1,2Synthesise findings and convey rationales for service evaluations in a concise written report: 1,2Discern and coherently articulate appropriate recommendations for clinical practice in the written form: 1,2
~30 tutor led hours which include lectures, workshops, seminars, tutorials and assessment preparation. Independent study hours comprising:~ 5 hours of asynchronous teaching~ 20 hours of guided study~ 95 hours of independent study, assessment preparation and writing.
1: Report weighted 50%
Description of Module Assessment
A service evaluation report 1000 (words)Students will submit two service evaluation reports, (each of 1000 words). One produced from simulated quantitative data (provided by the tutor), the second from simulated qualitative data (provided by the tutor).2: Report weighted 50%
A service evaluation reportStudents will submit two service evaluation reports, (each of 1000 words). One produced from simulated quantitative data (provided by the tutor), the second from simulated qualitative data (provided by the tutor).