Module code: NURM163

Module provider

School of Health Sciences

Module Leader

DAVIES A Mrs (Health Sci.)

Number of Credits: 15

ECTS Credits: 7.5

Framework: FHEQ Level 7

JACs code: B700

Module cap (Maximum number of students): N/A

Module Availability

Semester 1

Module content

Assessment pattern

Assessment type Unit of assessment Weighting
Examination Examination - Essay Questions - 120 minutes 100

Alternative Assessment


Assessment Strategy

Module aims

  • The module aims to develop a deep and systematic understanding of the importance of rapid assessment, interpretation of assessment data and management of the deteriorating patient

Learning outcomes

Attributes Developed
1 Be able to undertake and analyse complex or contradictory evidence that maybe presented within assessment data.
2 Can synthesise ideas and information to develop innovative ways of managing patients with immediate care needs utilizing the evidence based care.
3 Develop critical responses to existing knowledge of complex situations and suggest new concepts or approaches.
4 Critically discuss issues from competing psychosocial and ethical perspectives in the management of the acutely ill patient and family members.
5 Critically reflect and evaluate their own performance and consider the implications in relation to their professional role and accountability.

Attributes Developed

C - Cognitive/analytical

K - Subject knowledge

T - Transferable skills

P - Professional/Practical skills

Overall student workload

Methods of Teaching / Learning

Indicated Lecture Hours (which may also include seminars, tutorials, workshops and other contact time) are approximate and may include in-class tests where one or more of these are an assessment on the module. In-class tests are scheduled/organised separately to taught content and will be published on to student personal timetables, where they apply to taken modules, as soon as they are finalised by central administration. This will usually be after the initial publication of the teaching timetable for the relevant semester.

Reading list


Programmes this module appears in

Programme Semester Classification Qualifying conditions
Nursing Studies (Registered Nurse - Adult Nursing) PGDip(NURSES PRE-REG SEPT) 1 Core Each unit of assessment must be passed at 50% to pass the module

Please note that the information detailed within this record is accurate at the time of publishing and may be subject to change. This record contains information for the most up to date version of the programme / module for the 2018/9 academic year.