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Promoting the Health of School-Aged Children in the Community


Courses

Please select the level of study you wish to apply for. Level M indicates that you wish to study at Masters level, and Levels 1-3 indicate that you wish to study at Degree (Undergraduate) level.

Course Details


Course/Module Code

UZVRTQ-20-3

Level

3

Fees

19-20 Non-Accredited 20 credits

£710.00

Unassessed

19-20 Accredited 20 credits

£950.00

Assessed

Course Dates

Under the start date is shown: all attendance days and Apply for this course.

Course Dates

Course Information : .

Venue

GLENSIDE CAMPUS

Attendance days for the course

Wednesday - 22 April 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 17:30
Thursday - 23 April 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 17:30
Wednesday - 20 May 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 17:30
Thursday - 21 May 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 17:30
Thursday - 02 July 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 17:00

Applications

University

Assessment

The module is assessed through one component:

You are required to prepare and deliver an individual presentation, which will demonstrate your learning and ability to critically analyse key areas outlined in the learning outcomes.

The presentation will be a maximum of 30 minutes, and this must include an opportunity for questions.

A formative aspect of assessment will exist with feedback given on planning and preparation. Content will be assessed for originality, accuracy and clarity. Presentation skills will also be assessed for clarity and effectiveness. Questions will allow for an opportunity to clarify your knowledge and understanding.

Campus

Glenside

Careers/further study

This module contributes towards:

BSc (Hons) Public Health: Specialist Community Public Health Nurse Programme (School Nursing)

Content

The syllabus will cover:

  • Working in partnership with parents and agencies such as education to promote the health and well being of the school-age population.
  • Professional, ethical and legal principles when working with school aged children and young people. (For example; children's rights, consent and confidentiality)
  • Development in adolescence (e.g. social determinants, cognitive development, key transition points, lifestyle choices and promoting health)
  • Communicating with children and young people; including use of texting, Internet and social media. (e.g. innovation in providing access to services, media influences, exploitation and safeguarding, social marketing, body image).
  • Principles of sexual health for young people (including relationships, and teenage pregnancy)
  • Issues in emotional health and well being and mental health in children and young people.
  • Working with vulnerable or hard to reach children and young people (for example; children not in school, young carers, looked- after children, complex needs, young offenders).

Course Director

Annie Jenkins

Entry Requirements

You should have prior academic learning at an appropriate level, and experience of, or be working in, an appropriate environment to meet the learning outcomes.

Introduction

On successful completion of this level 3 (undergraduate) or Masters level module you will be able to:

  • Analyse the complexities of partnership working to promote the health of school-aged children.
  • Interpret and apply policy and legislation; taking into account professional and ethical considerations when working with children and young people.
  • Evaluate methods of communicating with young people to provide information and access to services and demonstrate an understanding of the Internet and social media use by children and young people. (Component A)
  • Analyse the determinants of health in relation to adolescence and hard to reach or vulnerable children and young people.
  • Demonstrate the knowledge and ability to present information clearly and effectively. Consider and evaluate how the intended message has been heard and understood.

Learning and Teaching

A variety of approaches will be used which may include; lectures, seminars, group work, problem solving based learning and master classes. A blended approach will be included with learning material available via blackboard.

Scheduled learning includes lectures, seminars, tutorials, project supervision, demonstration, practical classes and workshops; fieldwork; external visits; work based learning; supervised time in studio/workshop.  

Independent learning includes hours engaged with essential reading, case study preparation, assignment preparation and completion etc. These sessions constitute an average time per level as indicated in the table below. Scheduled sessions may vary slightly depending on the module choices you make.

Telephone

+44 (0)117 32 81158

Title

20 credit, level 3 or Masters level module


Click here to ask us a question about this course. Please include your full name with your question. If required, please let us know if you want us to add you to the future dates mailing list. Alternatively you may email us directly at has.cpd@uwe.ac.uk


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Course Details


Course/Module Code

UZVRTR-20-M

Level

M

Fees

19-20 Non-Accredited 20 credits

£710.00

Unassessed

19-20 Accredited 20 credits

£950.00

Assessed

Course Dates

Under the start date is shown: all attendance days and Apply for this course.

Course Dates

Course Information : .

Venue

GLENSIDE CAMPUS

Attendance days for the course

Wednesday - 22 April 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 17:30
Thursday - 23 April 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 17:30
Wednesday - 20 May 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 17:30
Thursday - 21 May 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 17:30
Thursday - 02 July 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 17:00

Applications

University

Assessment

The module is assessed through one component:

You are required to prepare and deliver an individual presentation, which will demonstrate your learning and ability to critically analyse key areas outlined in the learning outcomes.

The presentation will be a maximum of 30 minutes, and this must include an opportunity for questions.

A formative aspect of assessment will exist with feedback given on planning and preparation. Content will be assessed for originality, accuracy and clarity. Presentation skills will also be assessed for clarity and effectiveness. Questions will allow for an opportunity to clarify your knowledge and understanding.

Campus

Glenside

Careers/further study

This module contributes towards:

BSc (Hons) Public Health: Specialist Community Public Health Nurse Programme (School Nursing)

Content

The syllabus will cover:

  • Working in partnership with parents and agencies such as education to promote the health and well being of the school-age population.
  • Professional, ethical and legal principles when working with school aged children and young people. (For example; children's rights, consent and confidentiality)
  • Development in adolescence (e.g. social determinants, cognitive development, key transition points, lifestyle choices and promoting health)
  • Communicating with children and young people; including use of texting, Internet and social media. (e.g. innovation in providing access to services, media influences, exploitation and safeguarding, social marketing, body image).
  • Principles of sexual health for young people (including relationships, and teenage pregnancy)
  • Issues in emotional health and well being and mental health in children and young people.
  • Working with vulnerable or hard to reach children and young people (for example; children not in school, young carers, looked- after children, complex needs, young offenders).

Course Director

Annie Jenkins

Entry Requirements

You should have prior academic learning at an appropriate level, and experience of, or be working in, an appropriate environment to meet the learning outcomes.

Introduction

On successful completion of this level 3 (undergraduate) or Masters level module you will be able to:

  • Analyse the complexities of partnership working to promote the health of school-aged children.
  • Interpret and apply policy and legislation; taking into account professional and ethical considerations when working with children and young people.
  • Evaluate methods of communicating with young people to provide information and access to services and demonstrate an understanding of the Internet and social media use by children and young people. (Component A)
  • Analyse the determinants of health in relation to adolescence and hard to reach or vulnerable children and young people.
  • Demonstrate the knowledge and ability to present information clearly and effectively. Consider and evaluate how the intended message has been heard and understood.

Learning and Teaching

A variety of approaches will be used which may include; lectures, seminars, group work, problem solving based learning and master classes. A blended approach will be included with learning material available via blackboard.

Scheduled learning includes lectures, seminars, tutorials, project supervision, demonstration, practical classes and workshops; fieldwork; external visits; work based learning; supervised time in studio/workshop.  

Independent learning includes hours engaged with essential reading, case study preparation, assignment preparation and completion etc. These sessions constitute an average time per level as indicated in the table below. Scheduled sessions may vary slightly depending on the module choices you make.

Telephone

+44 (0)117 32 81158

Title

20 credit, level 3 or Masters level module


Click here to ask us a question about this course. Please include your full name with your question. If required, please let us know if you want us to add you to the future dates mailing list. Alternatively you may email us directly at has.cpd@uwe.ac.uk


Enquire

To view all CPD courses offered by UWE Bristol, please select (click on) the box below

View courses