Undergraduate Course: Nursing 2 (NUST08006)
|School||School of Health in Social Science
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 8 (Year 2 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||The course builds on Nursing 1 and Health and Society 1a & 1b. Semester 1 focuses mainly on the teaching of biological sciences and nursing care. Semester 2 focuses on communication with the focus now on mental health problems. The key curricular concepts and the practice enable the students successfully to meet the learning outcomes in the four domains of the Foundation Programme.
Course Delivery Information
|Not being delivered|
| Apply the concepts and skills introduced in the first year of the course to the discrete illness experience with respect to both physical and mental health.
Demonstrate the integration of theoretical and practice-centred learning in relation to the major concepts of care.
Demonstrate safe, effective and evidence-based practice responsive to the needs of patient/client groups in adult care and mental health settings.
Demonstrate the principles of ethical and accountable practice.
Demonstrate the principles of equity and fairness in care delivery.
Demonstrate the development of critical thinking, problem solving and reflective capacities essential for profesional knowledge and practice.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Additional Class Delivery Information
||2 hour(s) per week for 25 week(s). Plus tutorials, practicals and clinicals
|Course organiser||Dr Elaine Haycock-Stuart
Tel: (0131 6)50 8442
|Course secretary||Miss Kirsty Gardner
Tel: (0131 6)50 3889