Specialist Masterclasses in Stroke
Course Leader: Bella Rajasekaran
Mode of delivery: Online learning
School: Life & Medical Sciences
Available places: 40
Fees and Funding
The price quoted above is per 30 credits and relates to students assessed as UK/home self-funded for fee purposes. Prices may differ for students that are assessed as EU/Overseas. Fees status will normally stay with the student for the remainder of their course. Here you can find further details along with, costs and when your fees need to be paid. You may be able to obtain a Post Graduate student loan, for which you must sign up for the whole MSc programme and not just individual modules or a Post Graduate Diploma, further details can be found at Gov.uk Master’s Loan
This module will follow the Stroke Specific Educational Framework in its focus upon prevention, first contact, treatment & rehab and long-term support and review. The module will focus on prevention, managing risk, awareness raising, providing information, guidance & support and urgent response. The module will also focus on the management of trans-ischaemic attacks / stroke, high-quality specialist rehabilitation, seamless transfer of care, long-term care and support, assessment and review, return to work, and end of life care.
The aim of this module is to enable students to:
Develop a critical and systematic understanding of the aetiology, assessment, investigation and management of stroke in key specialist areas.
Skills and Attributes:
Successful students will typically:
1. Demonstrate critical and advanced skills in the effective assessment and management of risk in those with post-stroke/TIA
2. Demonstrate critical and advanced skills in the effective application of providing information, advice and support and the importance of efficient management follow first contact.
3. Demonstrate critical and advanced skills in the effective management of hyper-acute and acute stroke / TIA management including specialist rehabilitation.
4. Demonstrate critical and advanced skills in the effective assessment and review of patients in relation to long term care / end of life care.
(Learning outcomes skills and attributes SA1-5 are achieved through the learning programme - lectures, on-line learning, and tutorials)
All taught sessions will take place on line and Zoom class
Learning outcomes skills and attributes SA1-5 are achieved through the learning programme - lectures, on-line learning, and clinical skills workshops.
Practical (Masterclass) 50%
Students will be required to present their own masterclass, in which they are placed in small groups and required to teach. Peer review will be taken into account, however, only the examiners will grade this assessment. Student’s masterclasses will be chosen from a range of clinical questions. Weighting 50%.
(When there are low numbers of students, the masterclass that you will develop will be an on-line recording, support will be provided as to how to achieve this).
Prospective / retrospective review (coursework)
Students are required to undertake a prospective or retrospective critically evaluated plan where the paper will ask students to consider the ways in which a scenario has or will affect future practice.
In essence, students are guided to conduct a critical reflective analysis of how the process of developing their masterclass was influenced by their clinical / educational experiences and/or how the development of the masterclass may impact on the care and management of a patient. Further guidance will be provided in the timetabled tutorial.
Masterclass for Academic Review 50%
2,500 word (+/- 10%) Prospective / retrospective review 50%
Students must pass both components of the module assessment
Part 1 Practical Assessment -Presentation -
Part 2 Critical Reflection writing Submission -
Return Date of moderated assignment with feedback -