This module will consider the ways in which systems of the body interact in order to maintain homeostasis. You will be introduced to the anatomy and physiology of the human body and the organisation of body structures and systems. The module will also consider communication systems within the body and the protective and survival mechanisms that work together to maintain a 'healthy' state. Aim: To introduce you to the anatomy and physiology of the human body, its body structures and systems.
You will work with peers on case studies centred on the concept of the family. You will learn how different professions work together through group tasks.
Many factors combine together to affect the health of individuals and communities. Whether people are healthy or not is determined to a large extent by their circumstances and environment. This module discusses some of the reasons for this and looks at how levels of health differ between different groups in society. Aim: To enable you to develop awareness of the determinants of health
The module is a combination of academic study skills and problem based learning designed to develop your skills and prepare you for undergraduate study. You will learn skills such as critical reading, academic writing and the importance of referencing. You will learn about working with others to solve problems. Learning Outcomes 1) Carry out defined investigative strategies and communicate results effectively in a given format 2) Use a range of digital tools to complete tasks effectively 3) Collect information to inform a choice of solutions to problems 4) Reflect on own and others' behaviours and capabilities against given criteria
The module will introduce you to ethical issues within your field of study. You will explore issues of respect for others, cultural awareness, and equality and diversity in your subject. You will be faced with ethical dilemmas and will need to formulate responses that demonstrate your understanding of what it means to be an ethical practitioner.
This module is intended to provide you with the necessary knowledge and skills to support you within your first care setting. During the module you will consider the legal, ethical and professional aspects of care interventions across a range of sectors including the public, private and charitable sectors. You will explore commonly encountered health conditions and a range of nursing interventions utilised across all fields of nursing practice and you will examine how effective communication strategies can assist the process of working in partnership with others
This module enables you to explore the human life journey from conception to death. In so doing you will develop an understanding of public health, health protection and health promotion and their significance to your developing nursing practice. During this module you will learn how to undertake a health needs assessment of a local population, which will provide a basis for you to examine the impact and influence of genomics; lifestyle choice; mental ill-health; wider determinants of health; and communicable disease on the human life journey, its diversity and population health. Throughout the module you will develop knowledge and skills pertaining to evidence based practice and learn how research, analysis of research and evaluation of findings can inform healthcare interventions
This module sets out to introduce you to a variety of approaches to communication that you might employ in managing interactions and interventions with others in practice. Through the acquisition of evidence based knowledge you will be enabled to develop and maintain effective communication and relationship management skills in accordance with the requirements of The Code (NMC, 2018). The Code expects all nurses to use a range of communication skills and technologies to support person-centred care. You will have the opportunity to explore ways in which you can ensure people receive the information they need in a language and manner that allows them to make informed choices and share decision making.
This module enables you to explore the importance of being self-aware as a health care professional. You will consider reflective practice and its significance to the legal, ethical and professional requirements of your role. You will do this by being encouraged to identify and explore approaches to reflective practice in order to prepare for your lifelong journey of self-reflection as part of your continual professional growth and development.
This module enables you to explore the opportunities and challenges associated with promoting health and wellbeing within a diverse society. During the module you will explore the indices of health and how inequalities in health can influence health outcomes across the lifespan. You will have the opportunity to focus on specific health issues in relation to genomics, health surveillance, screening and health protection as well as being able to explore health promotion within an inter agency context.
This module enables you to explore how evidence underpins the care of individuals with specific conditions and co-morbidities and the demands of meeting individual complex nursing and social care needs. During the module you will explore and develop your knowledge and skills associated with safe and effective adult nursing practice. You will also examine the significance of your emerging role in safeguarding the public.
This module enables you to safely and effectively apply person-centred approaches to interventions for people of all ages in a range of changing health states across diverse settings. During the module you will be introduced to adverse situations in practice and will be enabled to develop your knowledge of pharmacology and pharmacodynamics and how these impact upon interventions used in changing health states.
This module enables you to further develop your evidence-based knowledge of collaborative working in relation to the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of individualised care in a diverse range of settings. As such the module will enable you to further develop your knowledge of how to assess the complex health needs of individuals and their families or carers. During the module you will explore the principles of effective leadership and their relationship to the coordination and management of care. Your learning in this module will be supported by successful completion of the practice assessment document (PAD).
This module enables you to advance your skills of mental, physical, cognitive and behavioural health needs assessment and interventions through the exploration of models and approaches to assessing and planning care. You will focus on specific conditions and safe evidence based responses and associated pharmacology and pharmacodynamics in relation to the administration of safe medication. You will also further explore methods of evaluating the impact of care.
This module enables you to independently, consistently and confidently assess plan lead and evaluate safe and effective nursing interventions for adults in a range of care settings. You will explore the impact of human factors on healthcare in relation to both systems and individual elements and learn how to assess and respond appropriately to potential hazardous situations. Care improvement methodologies will be explored as a means to improving and enhancing the safety and quality of adult nursing care.
This module enables you to pursue an area of personal professional enquiry. You will manage your own learning and communicate this effectively through the completion of an independent solution- based project. The project should enable you to critically evaluate the evidence pertaining to your are of interest in order to appraise its development in enhancing the quality of care. The project is aligned to the University academic regulations and associated criteria for the award of an Honours Degree (University of Wolverhampton 2018).
This module enables you to further develop your skills of independent thinking, critical thinking and decision making. During the module you will further explore the concept of collaborative working and the opportunities and challenges posed in leading care for people, their families and carers. The module will revisit the political influences on health and healthcare and the impact of these influences on the your emerging leadership skills. Through continual reflection you will continue to explore your personal professional journey to becoming a registered practitioner.