|Module Leader||Lion Shahab|
This module is designed to provide students with a knowledge base in the provision and delivery of health care. It will develop understanding of the structure and operation of different health care systems, including the NHS; managing change and leadership; health economics; issues around medical decision-making; models of doctor-patient communication; the impact of hospitalisation, stressful hospital procedures and screening; and developments that will impact on delivery of health care in the future such as telehealth and genetics.
By the end of the module the student will be able to:
An overview of qualitative research methods is provided.
- Psychology of Public Health Crisis
- Health Economics
- Impact of Screening
- Doctor-Patient Communication 1: Theory
- Half-day observation of consultations between health care professionals & patients
- Medical Decision-making
- Working with Specialist Hospital Population
- Motivational Interviewing
- Behaviour Change Interventions
- Managing Change & Leadership
- Doctor-Patient Communication 2: Reflection on observation of consultations
Teaching and Learning Methods
Who can study this module?
This module is compulsory for all students in MSc/Diploma Dental Public Health. The module may also be attended by other postgraduate students from the Faculty of Population Health Sciences and other UCL students.
- Coursework: Group component (2,500 words) (50%)
- Individual component (500 words) (40%)
- Peer review (100-200 words) (10%)