Foundation Knowledge, Understanding And Skills MED6026
- Academic Session: 2022-23
- School: School of Health and Wellbeing
- Credits: 45
- Level: Level 6 (SCQF level 12)
- Typically Offered: Runs Throughout Semesters 1 and 2
- Available to Visiting Students: No
This course provides core skills of assessment, formulation, intervention, evaluation and communication in relation to competent clinical practice in neurosciences, severe and enduring mental illness, physical health, addictions, and older adults.
Trainees will attend theory based lectures.
Literature Review (up to 2,500 words approx.)
To overview the core skills of assessment, formulation, intervention, evaluation and communication in relation to a broad range of complex adult mental health difficulties across a range of age groups and healthcare settings.
To provide forefront knowledge of models of psychopathology and psychological intervention when working with a broad range of clients experiencing mental health difficulties across a range of age groups and healthcare settings.
Intended Learning Outcomes of Course
All learning outcomes are benchmarked to the standards of proficiency and the competence frameworks stipulated by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and the British Psychological Society (BPS).
By the end of this course, students will be able to:
Demonstrate acquisition and understanding of forefront psychological theory and evidence across a broad range of complex mental health difficulties across the adult age range
Describe, critically analyse and apply current best evidence in relation to assessment, formulation intervention and evaluation in cases of a broad range of complex adult mental health difficulties in across the adult age range
Minimum Requirement for Award of Credits
Students must submit at least 75% by weight of the components (including examinations) of the course's summative assessment.