SEXUAL AND REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH - 2024/5
Module code: NUR3179
School of Health Sciences
PILLAY Leontia (Health Sci.)
Number of Credits: 15
ECTS Credits: 7.5
Framework: FHEQ Level 6
Module cap (Maximum number of students): N/A
Overall student workload
Independent Learning Hours: 102
Lecture Hours: 33
Fertility Awareness and Preconception Care
Understanding a Woman’s Gynaecological History
Breast, Cervical and Ovarian Screening
Midwives and Contraception
Sexually Transmitted Infections
HIV and AIDS
Psycho-sexual Wellbeing in the Puerperium
Teenagers and Sexual Health
Rape and Sexual Abuse
Female Genital Mutilation
|Unit of assessment
2500 word essay
- This module will help to develop students' knowledge and understanding of reproductive and sexual health. Using research evidence, the module aims to enable students to analyse reproductive and sexual health issues, services and decisions taken, from a sociological, psychological, biological and physical perspective.
|Explore recent advances and research evidence relating to sexual and reproductive health, analysing if appropriate, changes to anatomy and physiology and whether screening services are pertinent.
|Critically analyse primary evidence, taking into account the physical and psychological needs of women and their partners.
|Consider the role of the midwife in providing care and support for women and their families in relation to sexual and reproductive health.
|Explore multi-professional working, to provide effective care and positive outcomes for women and their families.
C - Cognitive/analytical
K - Subject knowledge
T - Transferable skills
P - Professional/Practical skills
Methods of Teaching / Learning
Various teaching approaches related to the module content will be utilised e.g. lectures, seminars, self-directed learning, computer assisted 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.
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