- Module code: MD235
- Module name: Spirituality and Medicine
- Department: WMS, Education & Development
- Credit: 14
Module content and teaching
"The aims of the module are to enable students to: distinguish spirituality from religion; describe the views on the body and death within at least one major world religion; discern the relationship between spirituality and a holistic understanding of the human person; discuss the relationship between spirituality and health; be alert to the spirituality of the patient and its relevance to the doctor-patient relationship. "
Principal learning outcomes
The objectives of the module are to: Alert students to the non-clinical dimensions of the doctor-patient relationship; To acquire a more sophisticated grasp of the distinction between religion and spirituality.
Timetabled teaching activities
The module will run over 10 sessions including an initial introductory session, lasting about 2.5 hours.
Other essential notes
Special Study Module
|Assessment group||Assessment name||Percentage|
|14 CATS (Module code: MD235-14)|
|A (Assessed work only)||Assessed work as speified by department||100%|
This module is available on the following courses: