Module code: NURM109

Module provider

School of Health Sciences

Module Leader

WISEMAN A Dr (Health Sci.)

Number of Credits


ECT Credits



FHEQ Level 7

JACs code


Module cap (Maximum number of students)


Module Availability

Semester 2

Overall student workload

Independent Study Hours: 96

Lecture Hours: 60

Assessment pattern

Assessment type Unit of assessment Weighting
Coursework CLINICAL LOG Pass/Fail
Practical based assessment 45 MINUTE OSCE 40
Coursework CASE STUDY OF 1500 WORDS 60

Alternative Assessment

Not required.

Prerequisites / Co-requisites

  Ability to study at Masters level.

Learning outcomes

Attributes Developed
Act with autonomy and responsibility for actions when carrying out assessment.
To have an autonomous understanding and knowledge base of assessment and demonstrate awareness of holistic and systematic assessment with ongoing debate and reformulation.
Identify advanced concepts underlying theoretical assessment frameworks and uses a range of assessment methods to communicate  results  to support  judgements about  potential interventions.
Relate own assessment findings to define parameters and works collaboratively with others across health and social care boundaries and recognises factors that affect team performance.
Be aware of own capabilities in key assessment areas and engages in assessment development activity through guided self direction.

Attributes Developed

C - Cognitive/analytical

K - Subject knowledge

T - Transferable skills

P - Professional/Practical skills

Module content


Multi-professional and Interagency Working

Person Centred Care/ User Involvement

Humanistic Theories

Psychological health and wellbeing

Functional assessment

Environmental risk and safeguarding

Psychological health and wellbeing

Psychiatric health and wellbeing

Physical assessment

Nutritional needs

Acute and chronic pain

Social care needs

Cultural and spiritual needs

Health Promotion

Reproductive and Sexual Health

Drug & Alcohol

End of Life Care

Child Health Assessment

Methods of Teaching / Learning


Teaching Methods


9 taught days at the University




Work based Learning

Problem Based Learning

Simulation Learning

E-Learning resources



Assessment Strategy

Reading list


Programmes this module appears in

Programme Semester Classification Qualifying conditions
Primary and Community Care MSc 2 Core A pass as determined by the relevant criteria is required 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.