Module code: NUR2110

Module provider

School of Health Sciences

Module Leader

DREW Laurence (Health Sci.)

Number of Credits: 15

ECTS Credits: 7.5

Framework: FHEQ Level 5

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

Overall student workload

Independent Learning Hours: 40

Seminar Hours: 10

Tutorial Hours: 2

Guided Learning: 80

Captured Content: 18

Module Availability

Semester 2

Module content

Assessment pattern

Assessment type Unit of assessment Weighting
Coursework CARE PLAN 60

Alternative Assessment


Assessment Strategy

Using a field specific case scenario given to learners, they will need to;


  1. Submit a 1500 word care plan where you will demonstrate your knowledge and application of assessment skills and holistic care planning in relation to the situation.

  2. Provide a 500 word written analysis of one of the challenges identified in the situation.


You will include one full reference list to support both the care plan and the written analysis.

Module aims

  • Students will explore the relationships between physical and mental health in order to effectively implement holistic care

Learning outcomes

Attributes Developed
1 Demonstrate detailed knowledge of how mental and physical health interact in a social context across the lifespan drawing upon evidence to support understanding. KCPT
2 Analyse the interaction between cognitive abilities and disabilities, mental health and physical well-being. KCPT
3 Identify and adopt a user and carer focused approach to understanding and relieving psychological and physical distress. KCPT
4 Analyse a range of interventions and evidence to inform a choice of strategies for managing effective, holistic delivery of care, taking account of ethical issues associated with care. KCPT
5 Evaluate the benefits and challenges of interdisciplinary and interagency working. KCPT

Attributes Developed

C - Cognitive/analytical

K - Subject knowledge

T - Transferable skills

P - Professional/Practical skills

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.

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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 2025/6 academic year.