Patient and Health Care

This module is designed to increase knowledge and understanding of health psychology as an applied science. The module focuses on understanding developmental and lifespan frameworks in the experience of illness and disease; exploring patients' experiences in the health-care system; and developing an appreciation of factors that may lead to patient harm and adverse events in the context of health care delivery.

Modular Credits: 5
Workload: 0-3-0-6.5-3
Pre-requisite(s): Completed 80 MCs of which student must have passed PL1101E, PL2131, PL2132, 4 out of the 5 core modules (PL3232 - PL3236), and PL3242, with a minimum CAP of 3.5 or be on the Honours track.
Preclusion(s): Nil
Cross-listing(s): Nil
Workload Components: A-B-C-D-E
A: no. of lecture hours per week
B: no. of tutorial/seminar hours per week
C: no. of lab hours per week
D: no. of hours for projects, assignments, fieldwork etc. per week
E: no. of hours for preparatory work by a student per week