MANAGING PHYSICAL& MENTAL HEALTH CHALLENGES (ACCELERATED) - 2021/2
Module code: NUR3281
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Throughout this module there will be an emphasis on interprofessional working and adopting a service user and carer focused approach There will be an opportunity for the student to explore the interaction between cognitive abilities and disabilities, mental health and physical well-being. Sociological and political contexts of health care will also be addressed and a range of interventions considered. This will enable the student to analyse and debate a range of treatment options and evidence to inform a choice of strategies for managing effective, holistic delivery of care.
School of Health Sciences
DREW Laurence (Health Sci.)
Number of Credits: 15
ECTS Credits: 7.5
Framework: FHEQ Level 6
JACs code: B700
Module cap (Maximum number of students): N/A
Prerequisites / Co-requisites
Completed year 1 of study
Indicative content includes:
Understanding physical and mental health challenges in practice
Mental Health First Aid (looking after own emotional wellbeing)
Holistic Assessment (branch specific mental health)
Mental Capacity Act
|Assessment type||Unit of assessment||Weighting|
Thus, the summative assessment for this module consists of:
- A 5-7 minute video recording where the student will demonstrate their assessment skills and holistic care planning in relation to a field specific case scenario.
- 1000 word critical analysis of one of the challenges identified in the case scenario.
- Student to include one full reference list to support both the video and the written analysis
Summative assessment planning. Students are expected to produce a plan of both their video and written analysis for review and feedback by their assigned tutor for the module.
- Students will explore the relationships between physical and mental health in order to effectively implement holistic care
|1||Demonstrate a systematic understanding of the inter-relationship between mental and physical health, in a social context and across the lifespan, drawing upon evidence to support understanding||KCPT|
|2||Critically analyse the interaction between cognitive abilities and disabilities, mental health and physical well-being||KCPT|
|3||Identify, select and utilise appropriate user and carer focused approaches to understanding and relieving psychological and physical distress C||KCPT|
|4||Analyse and evaluate a range of interventions and evidence to inform a choice of strategies for managing effective and holistic delivery of care, taking account of ethical issues associated with care||KCPT|
|5||Critically analyse and evaluate the benefits and challenges of a range of interdisciplinary and interagency approaches to practice||KCPT|
C - Cognitive/analytical
K - Subject knowledge
T - Transferable skills
P - Professional/Practical skills
Overall student workload
Workshop Hours: 2
Clinical Placement Hours: 114
Lecture Hours: 24.5
Methods of Teaching / Learning
Blended approach to learning
The learning and teaching methods include:
Interdisciplinary delivery of lectures
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.
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Programmes this module appears in
|Nursing Studies (Registered Nurse - Adult Nursing) PGDip(NURSES PRE-REG SEPT)||2||Core||Each unit of assessment must be passed at 40% to pass the module|
|Nursing Studies (Registered Nurse - Mental Health) PGDip(NURSES PRE-REG SEPT)||2||Core||Each unit of assessment must be passed at 40% 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 2021/2 academic year.