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

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

Module code: NUR07105
Module leader: Fiona Carver
School School of Health & Social Care
Subject area group: Enduring Conditions and Community Care


2020/1, Trimester 2, BLENDED,
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: BLENDED
Location of delivery: SIGHTHILL
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Fiona Carver
Module Organiser:

Learning, Teaching and Assessment (LTA) Approach:
There will be a blended approach to the teaching and learning in this module. The on-line learning package relating to anatomy and physiology will be continued over the duration of the module. You will explore biological aspects of health and their impact on health and wellbeing. The key sociological and psychological perspectives relevant to a range of populations groups and health related issues will be examined (LO1&2). The determinants of health and the evidence base supporting the impact of health and wellbeing will be investigated (LO3). The health and social care agenda will be introduced to examine its impact on health care provision (LO4).
You will develop skills to competently source and cite references within academic work (LO5).
The teaching and learning approach in this module will continue to expose the students to Inter Professional Education (IPE).

Formative Assessment:
A detailed outline of the case scenario will be used as a trigger to generate the summative assessment which will be submitted in week 9.

Summative Assessment:
Report LO 1-5
A 3, 500 word report will be submitted in week 14 of the trimester.

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Tutorial 20
Face To Face Groupwork (Scheduled) 12
Online Tutorial 36
Face To Face Lecture 16
Independent Learning Guided independent study 116
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200

Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Report 100 1,2,3,4,5 14 HOURS= 0, WORDS= 3500
Component 1 subtotal: 100
Component 2 subtotal: 0
Module subtotal: 100

Description of module content:

This module will build on your knowledge and understanding in relation to health and wellbeing and the introduce health promotion. Health promotion from a local, national and global perspective will be explored along with the principles of socialisation, health and culture and health and social care integration. You will consider key developmental theories. The biological aspects of health will be enhanced and explored in relation to maintaining and promoting health and wellbeing. You will continue to develop core academic skills to identify different sources of evidence which informs nursing practice. Fundamental healthcare skills will be extended.

Learning Outcomes for module:

LO 1: Identify the significant biological aspects of health that support health and wellbeing.
LO 2: Develop an awareness of key sociological and psychological perspectives relevant to a range of populations, groups and health related issues.
LO 3: Recognise the evidence base of determinants of health in relation to the World Health Organisation (WHO) guidance.
LO 4: Gain an appreciation of the health and social care agenda and its impact on care provision and outcomes.
LO 5: Develop skills to competently source and cite references within academic work.

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