Core Module Information
Module title: Assessing Need And Delivering Holistic Care In Learning Disability Nursing

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

Module code: LDN08119
Module leader: Ian Stables
School School of Health & Social Care
Subject area group: Population and Public Health

There are no pre-requisites for this module to be added

Description of module content:

This module will build on your knowledge and understanding in relation to person/relationship centred care delivery in Learning Disability nursing. You will engage in scenario based learning to support your development of holistic assessment skills in relation to the health and well-being of people with Learning Disabilities. 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 Learning Disability nursing You will consider the impact of altered health on individuals and explore the importance of communicating effectively with people with Learning Disabilities /families and carers to develop a shared understanding of prescribed treatments.

Learning Outcomes for module:

1. Formulate a plan of care based on a holistic person/relationship centred assessment.
2. Identify altered health and its impact on individuals.
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 individuals, families and carers to develop a shared understanding of prescribed treatments.

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