Core Module Information
Module title: Foundations of Health and Well-Being {Masters} (Theory 1b Generic)

SCQF level: 11:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: NUR11116
Module leader: Jackie Johnston
School School of Health & Social Care
Subject area group: Nursing

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

Description of module content:

Within this module you will critically analyse knowledge and understanding in relation to health and wellbeing and health promotion. Health promotion from a local, national and global perspective will be critically explored along with the principles of socialisation, health and culture and health and social care integration. You will critically examine key developmental theories. The biological aspects of health will be critically explored in relation to maintaining and promoting health and wellbeing. You will critique different sources of evidence which inform nursing practice. Fundamental healthcare skills will be extended.

Learning Outcomes for module:

Upon completion of this module you will be able to:
LO1: Examine the impact of the significant biological aspects on health and wellbeing.
LO 2: Critically review the key sociological and psychological perspectives relevant to a range of populations, groups and health related issues.
LO 3: Appraise the evidence base of determinants of health in relation to the World Health Organisation (WHO) guidance.
LO 4: Critically explore the health and social care agenda and its potential impact on care provision and outcomes.
LO 5: Display mastery of literature searching strategies and appropriate citation convention.

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