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



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

Module code: MHN08116
Module leader: Austyn Snowden
School School of Health & Social Care
Subject area group: Mental Health and Learning Disability
Prerequisites

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/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 using both pharmacological and non-pharmacological nursing interventions in relation to mental health nursing practice. You will consider the impact of altered health on individuals and explore the importance of communicating with individuals / families and / or carers to develop a shared understanding of prescribed treatments.

Learning Outcomes for module:

LO1: Formulate a plan of care based on an holistic person/family centred assessment.
LO2: Identify functional changes of altered health and the impact on individuals.
LO3: Explore evidence to prioritise both pharmacological and non-pharmacological care.
LO4: Develop insight into the principles of pharmacodynamics/pharmacokinetics and their application to specific populations.
LO5: Exemplify the ability to work with individuals / families and / or carers to develop a shared understanding of prescribed treatments.

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