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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.
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Specified Learning Activities||
|Autonomous Student Learning||
Not applicable to this module.
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Group Project: Presentation of a health promotion resource||Throughout the Trimester||n/a||Standard conversion grade scale 40%||No||
|Assignment: 1500 word essay||Coursework (End of Trimester)||n/a||Standard conversion grade scale 40%||No||
|Remediation Type||Remediation Timing|
|In-Module Resit||Prior to relevant Programme Exam Board|
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
• Group/class feedback, post-assessment
Not yet recorded.
|Dr Aoife Claire MacCormac||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Miss Niamh Vickers||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|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|