ESC3005 : Cardiac rehabilitation
- Offered for Year: 2018/19
- Module Leader(s): Dr Djordje Jakovljevic
- Demonstrator: Dr Leah Avery
- Lecturer: Dr Guy MacGowan, Professor Michael Trenell, Miss Sarah Moore, Dr Kate Hallsworth
- Owning School: Biomedical Sciences
- Teaching Location: Newcastle City Campus
|Semester 1 Credit Value:||10|
This module will introduce students to the prevalence and treatment management of cardiovascular disease with particular emphases on Coronary Heart Disease and Heart Failure with exercise and lifestyle interventions. Students will gain detailed theoretical knowledge of the condition and will have the opportunity to gain first-hand experience of the delivery of an evidence-based cardiac rehabilitation programme at Royal Victoria Infirmary and Freeman Hospital. Students will be further introduced to the British Association of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation clinical qualification pathway such as e.g. BACPR Exercise Instructor award.
Outline Of Syllabus
The content of the module will include the following topics:
1. Cardiovascular disease physiology and pathophysiology;
2. Risk factors for Coronary Heart Disease and their management;
3. Phases of cardiac rehabilitation;
4. Common cardiac medications and their implications for exercise;
5. Exercise prescription for cardiovascular disease;
6. Risk assessment in cardiac rehabilitation;
7. Psychological considerations of the cardiac patient;
8. Emergency procedures.
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Lecture||15||1:00||15:00|
|Guided Independent Study||Assessment preparation and completion||1||20:00||20:00|
|Guided Independent Study||Directed research and reading||1||15:00||15:00|
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Small group teaching||2||1:00||2:00||Seminars|
|Guided Independent Study||Independent study||1||48:00||48:00|
Teaching Rationale And Relationship
Lectures will define the scope of the module and communicate specific knowledge of cardiovascular diseases and cardiac rehabilitation as a basis for further study.
Seminars will encourage students to develop their deeper understanding of the subject and interpersonal communication skills. They provide an opportunity for students to ask specific questions and exchange ideas. Skills developed include critical thinking, analysis and evaluation, communication and collaborative skills.
Private study is used for self-directed learning and includes: reading lecture notes, texts and papers; preparation for seminars; using learning resources on the Web. Skills practised include critical thinking, analysis and evaluation, active learning, numeracy, planning, time management and organisation and independence.
The format of resits will be determined by the Board of Examiners
|Written Examination||120||2||A||80||Essay questions; answer 2 from 4|
|Prof skill assessmnt||1||M||20||Group oral presentation|
Assessment Rationale And Relationship
The examination will assess students' in depth knowledge, understanding and interpretation of the delivered course material.
The group oral presentation will assess various skills including; critical analysis of information and literature, research skills, team work and collaboration, communication and presentation skills. Additionally the group oral presentation will assess student’s knowledge and understanding of various aspects of Cardiac Rehabilitation and their ability to communicate with a non-specialist audience.