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2019/20 Undergraduate Module Catalogue
DONE3007 European Nursing
10 creditsClass Size: 54
Module manager: Melanie Robbins
Taught: Semester 2 (Jan to Jun) View Timetable
Year running 2019/20
Pre-requisite qualificationsPassed the preceding academic level and has Programme lead support for the exchange.
This module is mutually exclusive with
|HECS3241||International Study - Healthcare Provision Outside the UK|
|HECS3242||International Study - Healthcare Provision Outside the UK (2|
|HECS5288M||European Nursing Network Module|
This module is not approved as a discovery module
Module summaryThis module provides the student with the opportunity to develop an understanding of one of our European partners and the different socio-cultural, economic and political issues which affect the health of that population along with the development of the health system and to compare this to the UK. Students undertake a two week observational placement in healthcare provision linked with the host institution.
ObjectivesOn completion of this module students will able to:
- analyse the value of sharing and exchanging multi-cultural knowledge and experience;
- debate learning experiences with colleagues;
- gain understanding of and empathy for being a 'stranger' within another country;
- undertake an analysis of healthcare provision within a European Country;
- analyse how different nursing cultures define the nurses role.
- To develop students' understanding of the concept of culture
- To develop the students' understanding of European and professional cultural issues that will promote and enhance healthcare by individuals practising in a range of settings.
- To enable students to recognise the international dimension of professional nursing knowledge and healthcare
- To develop the students' awareness, understanding and acceptance of cultural differences.
- To develop the students' awareness of and respect for clients' individual cultures
- To develop the students' understanding of the influence of historical, philosophical, ethical, economic, political and professional factors on their own and others' professional culture.
Development of Transcultural competences
Development of self-confidence and self management
Cultural awareness of European countries - healthcare, economical, political, social, political influences; European culture in its unity and diversity; attitudes, values with regard to nursing within own country and European countries; role within another country - 'stranger'; observation of nurse's role - concepts of caring, nursing diagnosis, theory models; critical analysis - evaluation of health care; professional development - reflection; self management.
The intention is that students spend two weeks abroad during this module.
Due to COVID-19, teaching and assessment activities are being kept under review - see module enrolment pages for information
|Delivery type||Number||Length hours||Student hours|
|Private study hours||75.00|
|Total Contact hours||100.00|
|Total hours (100hr per 10 credits)||175.00|
Private study- Preparing for the exchange, flights, accommodation, visa, immunisations, insurance etc
- Survival language
- Looking at the Country's information and researching about their healthcare system
- Finding out about the country's location, industry, population etc.
- Preparing materials with regard to University of Leeds.
- reflective diary
Opportunities for Formative FeedbackStudents undertake several contact points where progression organising the exchange can be discussed and assessed e.g
- contact with the exchange coordinator are discussed,
- accommodation has been sorted and is acceptable.
- Students are aware of any country specific information re vaccinations, customs, regulations etc
- Completion of the risk assessment enables confidence the student is preparing for the exchange and highlights any areas of concern so action plans can be agreed and set.
- Contact numbers and mechanisms agreed.
Joint session on common topics are shared with HECS 3169 students
Students undertake a reflective session on return to discuss initial thoughts, feelings and impressions and share with other students. This is then built upon in the second reflective session to begin a more critical analysis of experiences and to identify the topic/theme for more in depth analysis to be used as the assessment topic/theme.
Methods of assessment
|Assessment type||Notes||% of formal assessment|
|Presentation||Presentation 20 mins with 10 mins questions||100.00|
|Total percentage (Assessment Coursework)||100.00|
The presentation will consist of 5-7 slides covering the following themes: - Brief over view of healthcare systems with some critical analysis of the differences/similarities between the UK and host country - Critical analysis of a topic/theme that has interest the student demonstrating an understanding of cultural and political history/structure that may have contributed to the differences between the UK and host country - Key learning messages for the topic/theme review - Further slides to include Title slide, summary slide which could also be used as a poster for conferences/sharing of experiences, reference slides. - 10 minutes of questioning
Reading listThe reading list is available from the Library website
Last updated: 23/08/2019
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