Core Module Information
Module title: Assessing Need And Delivering Holistic Care In Child Health Nursing

SCQF level: 08:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: CHN08120
Module leader: Mark Freeman-Ferguson
School School of Health & Social Care
Subject area group: Women & Children's Health and Well Being
Prerequisites

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Description of module content:

This module will build on your knowledge and understanding in relation to child/family centred care delivery. You will engage in scenario based learning to support your development of holistic assessment skills in relation to health and well-being. You will examine the results of patient assessments and following review of the evidence base, including clinical guidelines, you will prioritise and plan delivery of care utilising both pharmacological and non-pharmacological nursing interventions in relation to the health and wellbeing of children and young people. You will consider the impact of altered health on children and young people and explore the importance of communicating with children and young people / families and / or carers to develop a shared understanding of prescribed treatments.

Learning Outcomes for module:

1. Formulate a plan of care based on a holistic child/family centred assessment.
2. Identify altered health and its impact on children and young people
3. Explore evidence to prioritise both pharmacological and non-pharmacological care
4. Develop insight into the principles of pharmacodynamics/pharmacokinetics
5. Exemplify the ability to work with children and young people / families and / or carers to develop a shared understanding of prescribed treatments

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