Module title: Foundations of Health and Well-Being (Theory 1a Generic)

SCQF level: 07:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: NUR07104
Module leader: Joyce Greig
School School of Health & Social Care
Subject area group: Innovation for Practice

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

2020/1, Trimester 1, BLENDED,
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: BLENDED
Location of delivery: SIGHTHILL
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Joyce Greig
Module Organiser:

Learning, Teaching and Assessment (LTA) Approach:
There will be a blended approach to the teaching and learning in this module. Nursing students will work within set tutorial groups and explore health and well-being in relation to self and others (LO1, 2&5) and consider the determinants of health and the impact of these on health and well-being (LO 4&5).
An on-line learning package relating to anatomy and physiology will be undertaken by all students over the duration of the modules 1a and b (LO3 &5), with the key principles related to core clinical skills within the skills centre and class room setting (LO 1 & 2).
The teaching and learning approach in this module will offer initial exposure to Inter-Professional Education (IPE).

Formative Assessment:
On-line, instant feedback MCQs and short answer question due in week 8/9.

Summative Assessment:
MCQs and Short Answer Questions (LO1-5).
MCQ and short answer questions, assessment in week 14/15.

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Online Tutorial 36
Face To Face Lecture 18
Face To Face Practical classes and workshops 12
Independent Learning Guided independent study 116
Face To Face Tutorial 18
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200

Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Digital Examination (not Centrally Timetabled) 100 1,2,3,4 & 5 14/15 HOURS= 3, WORDS= 0
Component 1 subtotal: 100
Component 2 subtotal: 0
Module subtotal: 100

Description of module content:

On this module you will develop an awareness of the meaning of health and well-being from a personal, professional and values-based perspective.
There will be an introduction to the social and societal aspects of health and well-being. There will be a focus on the biological aspects of health including an introduction to anatomy, physiology, and microbiology within the lifespan.
You will be introduced to the concept of evidence-based nursing practice and gain an appreciation of the evidence sources which can be used to inform nursing practice. Fundamental healthcare skills will be introduced including mandatory training, first aid and other associated clinical skills.

Learning Outcomes for module:

LO 1: Recognise and relate characteristics of health and well-being in relation to self.
LO 2: Develop an awareness of health and well-being as a continuum over the lifespan in relation to self and others.
LO 3: Recall the structure of the human body, selected systems and basic processes of human physiology.
LO 4: Outline the determinants of health and their relationship to individuals’ health and well-being.
LO 5: Develop relevant literacy and information technology skills as applicable to clinical practice.

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