Module Details

Module Code: NURS N9030
Full Title: Advanced Comprehensive Health Assessment
Valid From: Semester 1 - 2020/21 ( September 2020 )
Language of Instruction:English
Duration: 1 Semester
Credits: 10
Module Owner:: Myles Hackett
Departments: Unknown
Module Description: no description provided
 
Module Learning Outcome
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
# Module Learning Outcome Description
MLO1 Discuss the structure and function of the various anatomical and physiological organ systems.
MLO2 Integrate and synthesise knowledge in the assessment and management of services users presenting with altered homeostasis of different body systems.
MLO3 Critically discuss the knowledge, skills and professional behaviours required to complete an advanced comprehensive health assessment.
MLO4 Synthesise new knowledge to enhance the practitioners ability to complete an advanced comprehensive health assessment.
MLO5 Critically discuss strategies for enhancing interdisciplinary collaboration and communication.
MLO6 Interpret and implement new and existing knowledge through evidence-based practices.
MLO7 Demonstrate the ability to undertake a comprehensive health history from a service user incorporating an individualised plan of care.
Pre-requisite learning
Module Recommendations
This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is strongly recommended before enrolment in this module. You may enrol in this module if you have not acquired the recommended learning but you will have considerable difficulty in passing (i.e. achieving the learning outcomes of) the module. While the prior learning is expressed as named DkIT module(s) it also allows for learning (in another module or modules) which is equivalent to the learning specified in the named module(s).
No recommendations listed
 
Module Indicative Content
Integrate and synthesize knowledge of altered homeostasis
Homeostasis and altered homeostasis of the cardiovascular system; Homeostasis and altered homeostasis of respiratory system; Homeostasis and altered homeostasis of neurological system - motor, sensory and cranial nerves; Homeostasis and altered homeostasis of abdominal, digestive and renal systems; Altered homeostasis of the musculoskeletal system; Mental Health Assessment
Develop skills in order to make accurate clinical judgements
Comprehensive Health History, Cardiovascular assessment, Respiratory assessment, Neurological assessment, Abdominal Assessment. Musculoskeletal assessment
Anatomical and physiological organ systems
Discuss the structure and function of the various anatomical and physiological organ systems: Cardiovascular, Respiratory, Neurological, Digestive, Renal, Musculoskeletal
Strategies for enhancing interdisciplinary collaboration
Holistic assessment and clinical judgement NEWS, SBAR, Interdisciplinary collaboration
Module Assessment
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work40.00%
Practical60.00%
Module Special Regulation
 

Assessments

Part Time

Course Work
Assessment Type Continuous Assessment % of Total Mark 10
Marks Out Of 100 Pass Mark 0
Timing n/a Learning Outcome 1,2,4,5
Duration in minutes 0
Assessment Description
Students will undertake e-tivities based on class content
Assessment Type Continuous Assessment % of Total Mark 30
Marks Out Of 100 Pass Mark 0
Timing n/a Learning Outcome 2,3,4,5,6,7
Duration in minutes 0
Assessment Description
Students will undertake a written assessment based on a comprehensive health assessment of a colleague or a service user whom they have cared for in the clinical area. The written assessment may take the form of a Subjective Objective Assessment Plan (SOAP) or a Case Study
No Project
Practical
Assessment Type Practical/Skills Evaluation % of Total Mark 60
Marks Out Of 0 Pass Mark 0
Timing n/a Learning Outcome 2,3,4,6,7
Duration in minutes 0
Assessment Description
OSCEs
No Final Examination
Reassessment Requirement
No repeat examination
Reassessment of this module will be offered solely on the basis of coursework and a repeat examination will not be offered.

DKIT reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment

 

Module Workload

This module has no Full Time workload.
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Contact Type Workload Description Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload Hours
Lecture Contact No Description Twice per semester 0.27 2
Practical Contact No Description Twice per semester 0.40 3
Total Weekly Learner Workload 0.67
Total Weekly Contact Hours 0.67
 
Module Resources
Recommended Book Resources
  • Hogan-Quigley,B., Palm, M., Bickley, L. (2012), Bates Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking, All, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, [ISBN: 798078178069].
  • Tait D, James J, Williams C, Barton D. (2016), Acute and Critical Care in Adult Nursing, 2nd. All, Sage, Londin, [ISBN: 978147391231].
This module does not have any article/paper resources
This module does not have any other resources