NMHS32310 Comm & Pop Health Nurs (Int)

Academic Year 2021/2022

The focus of this module is on the integration of community health nursing theory and public health sciences to provide a theoretical basis for aggregate level care in partnership with communities.

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Curricular information is subject to change

Learning Outcomes:

On completion of this module you should be able to:

1.Discuss contemporary healthcare issues as they relate to primary healthcare both nationally and internationally.

2.Describe the organisation and delivery of healthcare in the community with particular emphasis on evidence-based practice.

3.Discuss the role of the nurse in developing appropriate healthcare interventions aimed at meeting the needs of individuals, families and communities within a primary healthcare context.

4.Examine core professional values (health promotion, prevention of illness, partnership, advocacy) as they relate to the care of communities and populations.

5.Examine social determinants of health of populations from national and international perspectives.

6.Identify a health problem that is impacting our health systems and based on best available evidence, devise a health promotion resource promoting health and wellbeing of individuals, families and communities.

Indicative Module Content:

Student Effort Hours: 
Student Effort Type Hours
Specified Learning Activities

10

Autonomous Student Learning

90

Small Group

5

Online Learning

20

Total

125

Approaches to Teaching and Learning:
Online lectures
Small group work
Self directed activities 
Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations

Not applicable to this module.


Module Requisites and Incompatibles
Not applicable to this module.
 
Assessment Strategy  
Description Timing Open Book Exam Component Scale Must Pass Component % of Final Grade
Group Project: Presentation of a health promotion resource Throughout the Trimester n/a Standard conversion grade scale 40% No

30

Assignment: 1500 word essay Coursework (End of Trimester) n/a Standard conversion grade scale 40% No

70


Carry forward of passed components
No
 
Remediation Type Remediation Timing
In-Module Resit Prior to relevant Programme Exam Board
Please see Student Jargon Buster for more information about remediation types and timing. 
Feedback Strategy/Strategies

• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
• Group/class feedback, post-assessment

How will my Feedback be Delivered?

Not yet recorded.

Name Role
Dr Aoife Claire MacCormac Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Miss Niamh Vickers Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Timetabling information is displayed only for guidance purposes, relates to the current Academic Year only and is subject to change.
 
Spring
     
Lecture Offering 1 Week(s) - 25 Wed 09:00 - 10:50
Lecture Offering 1 Week(s) - 20, 21 Wed 09:00 - 12:50
Lecture Offering 1 Week(s) - 22 Wed 09:00 - 12:50
Lecture Offering 1 Week(s) - 28 Wed 09:00 - 12:50
Lecture Offering 1 Week(s) - 30 Wed 09:00 - 12:50
Lecture Offering 1 Week(s) - 25 Wed 11:00 - 12:50
Lecture Offering 1 Week(s) - 22 Wed 13:00 - 16:50
Lecture Offering 1 Week(s) - 20, 21, 25, 28 Wed 14:00 - 15:50
Lecture Offering 1 Week(s) - 30 Wed 14:00 - 15:50
Spring