Cost: £700 per 20 credit module for the 2012/2013 academic year
Duration: 15 week module - 5 taught days in first 10 weeks, 3 practice placements arranged by the student within the 15 week period
This module is designed to develop your knowledge and the key modules and principles of loss and grief applied in contemporary health and social care practice. The module critically examines differing attitudes to loss including gender, race, religion and culture issues. It will identify legislation, policies and procedures, which affect the dying, their families and carers. You will be encouraged to reflect upon personal and professional responses to loss and grief and recognise the impact of communication on the bereavement process. Incorporated in this module are three additional practice days to give you the opportunity of arranging placements to enhance your learning experience.
On completion of the module you will be able to identify and develop coping strategies to assist you in your professional role
Assessment: 2 assignments relating to professional and personal development and a client-focussed critical analysis.