Undergraduate Course: Pathology and Patient Care (NUST10013)
|School||School of Health in Social Science
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 10 (Year 3 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||The systems of care framework will form an organising theme for the content of this course. In addition, the patients' experience of their illness and the families' perspective will be addressed, taking a holistic perspective to care.
Course Delivery Information
|Not being delivered|
| Demonstrate an understanding of the pathology underlying different medical disorders.
Demonstrate knowledge of the treatments and discuss the nurse's role in supporting the patient through medical and surgical procedures.
Demonstrate an appreciation of the psychosocial and emotional implications of physical illness for the patient and the family.
Explain how the normal physiology is altered in disease.
Evaluate the literature relating to the treatment and care of patients with long-term illness.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Additional Class Delivery Information
This class is outwith the curriculum project.
|Course organiser||Prof Tonks Fawcett
Tel: (0131 6)50 3883
|Course secretary||Miss Kirsty Gardner
Tel: (0131 6)50 3889