Undergraduate Course: Applied Clinical Biology (NUST10026)
|School||School of Health in Social Science
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 10 (Year 1 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||This course aims to explore the complexity of the biological basis of health and illness, providing the students with a sound understanding of the application of biological principles to nursing practice.
Course Delivery Information
|Not being delivered|
| 1. Demonstrate a critical understanding of biology and biological principles applied to the clinical setting within the adult nursing.
2. Demonstrate the relevance of homeostasis and homeostatic mechanisms to nursing practice
3. Demonstrate a critical appreciation of the concept of stress
4. Demonstrate a critical appreciation of a systems approach to biological concepts
5. Integrate the knowledge and understanding of the identified biological systems with the clinical reality of health and illness.
6. Demonstrate the transferability of knowledge of biological principles to systems not addressed specifically within the course.
7. Extend knowledge and understanding, with self directed study to other systems of the body not addressed in this particular course.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Keywords||nursing practice, bioloby, homeostasis
|Course organiser||Dr Colin Chandler
Tel: (0131 6)51 5168
|Course secretary||Miss Kirsty Gardner
Tel: (0131 6)50 3889