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Module Specifications

Archived Version 2010 - 2011

Module Title Interventions in Nursing Practice 2 (General)
Module Code NS222
School School of Nursing and Human Sciences

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Module Co-ordinatorMs Joanne Cleary-HoldforthOffice NumberH266
NFQ level 8 Credit Rating 5
Pre-requisite None
Co-requisite None
Compatibles None
Incompatibles None

To provide the the student with the opportunity to develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes to examine the evidence and principles of care management and nursing care of patients/clients for conditions relating to the gastrointestinal tract, the endocrine system, the central nervous system and the musculo-skeletal system. To develop the clinical skills required for the nursing management of the above patient/client groups

Learning Outcomes

1. Demonstrate the ability to assess, plan, implement and evaluate the nursing management of individuals in the above patient/client groups.
2. Perform the clinical skills deemed necessary for the nursing management of the above patient/client groups.
3. Discuss the support of patients / clients and families/carers in their experience of ill health relating to the above conditions.
4. Explore the nurses role in health promotion in relation to the patients with gastrointestinal, endocrine, neurological and the musculo-skeletal conditions.
5. Discuss the role of the multidisciplinary team in relation to the above patient/client groups.

Workload Full-time hours per semester
Type Hours Description
Tutorial3student led
Independent Study39student will undertake independent learning time
Clinical laboratory9clinical education centre
Total Workload: 75

All module information is indicative and subject to change. For further information,students are advised to refer to the University's Marks and Standards and Programme Specific Regulations at: http://www.dcu.ie/registry/examinations/index.shtml

Indicative Content and Learning Activities

Physiological, and anatomical aspects of disease and conditions affecting the gastro-intestinal tract, the endocrine system, the central nervous system and the musculo-skeletal system.In respect of the above patient/client groups
- Assessment strategies, care planning and delivery techniques, evaluation of care.- Relevant cognitive, affective and psycho-motor skills.- Pharmaceutical interventions.- Multi-disciplinary contribution.- Relevant health promotion issues and strategies.

Assessment Breakdown
Continuous Assessment30% Examination Weight70%
Course Work Breakdown
TypeDescription% of totalAssessment Date
Reassessment Requirement
Resit arrangements are explained by the following categories;
1 = A resit is available for all components of the module
2 = No resit is available for 100% continuous assessment module
3 = No resit is available for the continuous assessment component
Indicative Reading List

  • 000: 0, 000,
Other Resources

485, 0, 000,
Programme or List of Programmes
BNCGBSc in Children's & General Nursing
BNGNBSc in Nursing (General)