PHYSICAL HEALTH SCIENCES - 2017/8
Module code: NUR1024
School of Health Sciences
WISEMAN A Dr (Health Sci.)
Number of Credits
FHEQ Level 4
Module cap (Maximum number of students)
Overall student workload
|Assessment type||Unit of assessment||Weighting|
|Examination||EXAMINATION - WRITTEN SHORT ANSWER EXAM - 120 MINUTES||100|
Prerequisites / Co-requisites
This Physical health sciences module affords the student opportunity to familiarise themselves with the knowledge, understanding and basic biological terminology used clinically thus enabling effective communication and informed practice.
The module aims to enable the students to develop a sound understanding of body systems and the maintenance of homeostasis and to make clear links with clinical assessment and interventions.
|Describe the relationship between normal body functioning and homeostasis and physiological measurement used in the clinical setting.|
|Demonstrate an understanding of normal anatomy an physiology related to the major body system.|
|Apply an understanding of normal physiology to inform clinical assessment and decision making and interventions.|
|Demonstrate the use of scientific language and reasoning to discuss module issues and retrieve and organise data|
C - Cognitive/analytical
K - Subject knowledge
T - Transferable skills
P - Professional/Practical skills
Indicative content includes:
Introduction to Cell Biology
Introduction to Microbiology.
Introduction to Genetics
The structure and functions of the body systems including:
Cardiovascular System including ABO blood typing.
Reproductive System (Male ad Female)
Skin (Integumentary System)
The Immune and Lymphatic Systems
Application of science to practice
Methods of Teaching / Learning
The Learning and Teaching Strategy is designed to:
Enable you to develop an understanding of the biological concepts, processes, principles and mechanisms of the human body systems, as underpinning patient care delivery and clinical assessments.
The Learning and Teaching methods include:
Pre-recorded Panopto Lecture 11 hrs
Group Seminar 22hrs
Online Resources and Activities: Interactive Physiology On-line (Primal Pictures Software), Online Self-Directed Workbooks.
This assessment strategy is designed to test your knowledge of the key concepts of anatomy and physiology. This assessment will be administered in form an online unseen examination lasting 2 hours. This will task your ability to recall and apply key concepts, principles, processes and mechanisms addressed in this module.
Thus the summative assessment for this module consists of:
A two hour online unseen examination paper.
Verbal Feedback in Tutorial
End of Session Quizzes
Self Assessment in Tutorials
Online Mock Examination,Tests and Quizzes
The feedback for this assessment will be in line with the University’s guidance and regulations. The module leader will give further details of the timing and type of feedback.
Reading list for PHYSICAL HEALTH SCIENCES : http://aspire.surrey.ac.uk/modules/nur1024
Programmes this module appears in
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|Paramedic Science BSc (Hons)(NURSES PRE-REG SEP)||Year-long||Core||Each unit of assessment must be passed at 40% to pass the module|
|Operating Department Practice DipHE(NURSES PRE-REG SEP)||Year-long||Core||Each unit of assessment must be passed at 40% to pass the module|
|Nursing Studies (Registered Nurse Adult Nursing) BSc (Hons)(NURSES PRE-REG SEP)||Year-long||Core||Each unit of assessment must be passed at 40% to pass the module|
|Nursing Studies (Registered Nurse Children's Nursing) BSc (Hons)(NURSES PRE-REG SEP)||Year-long||Core||Each unit of assessment must be passed at 40% to pass the module|
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 2017/8 academic year.