Module code: NURM109

Module provider

School of Health Sciences

Module Leader

WISEMAN Allison (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 2

Prerequisites / Co-requisites

  Ability to study at Masters level.

Module content


Multi-professional and Interagency Working

Person Centred Care/ User Involvement

Humanistic Theories

Psychological health and wellbeing

Functional assessment

Environmental risk and safeguarding

Psychological health and wellbeing

Psychiatric health and wellbeing

Physical assessment

Nutritional needs

Acute and chronic pain

Social care needs

Cultural and spiritual needs

Health Promotion

Reproductive and Sexual Health

Drug & Alcohol

End of Life Care

Child Health Assessment

Assessment pattern

Assessment type Unit of assessment Weighting
Coursework CLINICAL LOG Pass/Fail
Practical based assessment 45 MINUTE OSCE 40
Coursework CASE STUDY OF 1500 WORDS 60

Alternative Assessment

Not required.

Assessment Strategy

Module aims

  • To engender autonomous learning and understanding to advanced health assessment from a multi-professional and multi-agency perspective in health and social care domains.

Learning outcomes

Attributes Developed
1 Act with autonomy and responsibility for actions when carrying out assessment.
2 To have an autonomous understanding and knowledge base of assessment and demonstrate awareness of holistic and systematic assessment with ongoing debate and reformulation.
3 Identify advanced concepts underlying theoretical assessment frameworks and uses a range of assessment methods to communicate  results  to support  judgements about  potential interventions.
4 Relate own assessment findings to define parameters and works collaboratively with others across health and social care boundaries and recognises factors that affect team performance.
5 Be aware of own capabilities in key assessment areas and engages in assessment development activity through guided self direction.

Attributes Developed

C - Cognitive/analytical

K - Subject knowledge

T - Transferable skills

P - Professional/Practical skills

Overall student workload

Independent Study Hours: 96

Lecture Hours: 60

Methods of Teaching / Learning


Teaching Methods


9 taught days at the University




Work based Learning

Problem Based Learning

Simulation Learning

E-Learning resources



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


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