Undergraduate Course: Management of Transitions - Care of the Older Person (NUST10018)
|School||School of Health in Social Science
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 10 (Year 4 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||This fourth year course will explore the management of transitions with particular focus on older people. Themes include advocacy, equity, clinical issues and health promotion.
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2014/15, Not available to visiting students (SS1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Lecture Hours 20,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||One course paper 4,000-4,500 words
|No Exam Information
| To build on the knowledge and experiential skills gained in the theoretical and practical components of the previous years of the course.
To develop in-depth the major issues in relation to the management of transitions.
To develop in-depth the therapeutic nature of nursing and the care interventions for older people.
To develop in-depth knowledge and skills in the cognate areas relevant to the care of older people.
To explore in-depth specific issues that emerge from both practice and discrete cognate areas of learning.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Course organiser||Prof Pam Smith
|Course secretary||Miss Kirsty Gardner
Tel: (0131 6)50 3889
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