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This module is commissioned by Health Education England as part of its continuing workforce development (CWD) portfolio.

To apply please make a note of the module start month, click on book now and choose the application for the correct starting month. Once your application is complete we will contact you in order to confirm whether or not you have been allocated a place.

In order to assist you in completing your application we have attached guidance notes. Please refer to these while completing your application. The deadline for you to submit an application for this module is 10 working days prior to the start date shown below.

**PLEASE NOTE – the Continuous Workforce Development (CWD) policy we have with Health Education England and the NHS Trusts states that you must have authorisation from your CWD Lead before applying for the module. A list of CWD Leads can be found here.  

BEFORE YOU CLICK “Book Now” to apply - please ensure you have confirmed your authorisation to attend the module with your CWD Lead as you will be asked to enter their name and email address as a reference on your application.

If you do not provide details of your CWD Lead with your application this will delay the progress of your application and your place on the module may be at risk. Instructions on how to add the details of your CWD as a reference are found within the guidance notes below **

GUIDANCE NOTES

 

 

If you have any questions or queries about this module please contact us via email at NSBackOffice@northumbria.ac.uk or call (0191) 4060901.

Are you interested in the psychological impact of physical disease? CBT is a proven technique that can be used to support service users who suffer psychological symptoms such as anxiety, panic and depression as a result of their physical disease. This bespoke module will enable you to learn techniques which involve adopting a curious questioning style to work collaboratively with service users to help them understand and address their problems.

CBT’s structured approach is time efficient and can be used in your everyday practice. The core CBT skills you will develop and practice throughout this module will enable you to apply ‘CBT first aid’ techniques to your service users and help them explore new ways of looking at the issues causing them distress. 

Please note, successful completion of this module does not allow you to become a cognitive behavioural therapist.

Teaching Dates:

Wednesday 24th March 2021

Wednesday 7th April 2021

Wednesday 21st April 2021

Wednesday 12th May 2021

Course Information

Award Type 20 Credit, Level 7

Delivery Method Blend of Short Lectures, Seminars, Reflective Practice

Mode of Study
Part Time

Location
Coach Lane Campus

Start Wednesday 24th March 2021

Sector
Health, Sport and Social Care

Designed by a multi-professional team including Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Nurses, Midwives, Social Care Staff and Medical practitioners our range of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) is tailored towards individuals who are driving and enabling practice development in NHS North East.

Northumbria is the principal provider of nurse education in the North East of England and was named Nurse Education Provider of the Year (post-registration) for three consecutive years by Student Nursing Times.

We have excellent relationships with partner services in health, social care and social work and our range of CPD provision supports practitioners and managers to engage in professional learning and then examine how this can be integrated in the practice arena.

 

You will learn through a blended learning approach which will incorporate the use of the University’s interactive online eLearning Portal (eLP), lectures, discussions and workshops.  Technology enabled learning will be enhanced through your interaction with the eLP which will give you the flexibility to access the module materials and aids remotely.  The lectures will cover theories and concepts that will enable you to tackle a series of guided exercises.  Many of the exercises will ensure you co-construct knowledge collaboratively with your module peers during the workshops. 

The formative assessment for this module requires you to complete various exercises during the lectures and workshops.

Completion of the exercises will demonstrate the ability to:

  • Research and critically evaluate differing types of evidence; discussing with peers and teachers how relevant the evidence is to your own clinical practice.
  • Work collaboratively within a learning community; presenting information to your module peers in a variety of formats.

You will be encouraged to seek formative feedback from both module tutors and peers before the summative assessment date which gives you the opportunity to improve their evidence of learning through critical reflection and constructive criticism.

The summative assessment for this module requires the student to write a 3000 word critical exploration and evaluation of a case study that demonstrates their ability to contextualise the central components of CBT.

This course is based at our Coach Lane Campus where you will have access to cutting-edge facilities with technology embedded through all aspects of your CPD course.  

Northumbria University has been ranked in the top quartile in the UK for research power in Allied Health Sciences and Nursing. Additionally, more than 80% of our research activity in Allied Health Sciences and Nursing is rated as world-leading or internationally excellent (REF 2014).

This NHS Continuing Workforce Development module is for healthcare practitioners who want to help patients who suffer psychological symptoms as a result of their physical disease.

Evidence of previous level 6 study

Level 7:

Undertaking the module should enable the student to:

Knowledge & Understanding:

Contextualise the concepts and central components of CBT; applying that knowledge to case studies.

Intellectual / Professional skills & abilities:

Enhance independent learning abilities required to develop skills in critically evaluating evidence and drawing conclusions about it usefulness to professional practice.

Draw upon IT skills to facilitate their professional development and communication strategies e.g. using a PowerPoint Presentation to present and justify their case study.

Provide a robust and well considered critical discussion to their peers in the context of wider theories and practice, during workshops and in their summative written case study.

Personal Values Attributes (Global / Cultural awareness, Ethics, Curiosity) (PVA):

Demonstrate and reinforce the characteristics of a Post Graduate Northumbria student.These will be evident as they show innovation in applying CBT concepts and theories to case studies, together with a practical understanding of how established techniques of research and enquiry are used to critically examine and interpret knowledge in the discipline.

If you have any questions or queries about this module please contact us via email at NSBackOffice@northumbria.ac.uk or call (0191) 4060901.

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