Advanced Adult Health Nursing Science II

Course ID
NSC739
Level
MSC

This module builds on knowledge from biosciences and nursing sciences and is designed to enable the learner analyse common chronic health conditions of adults. It provides a foundation in advanced nursing care of common chronic health conditions and applications of evidence-based practice to restore function, promote wellness and enhance self-care capacity. Emphasis is placed on advanced health assessment, pathophysiology, pharmacology and comprehensive nursing management.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this module, the students should be able to:

  • Analyse the role of the advanced practice nurse in the management of chronic conditions.
  • Evaluate the role of multi-sectoral teams in the management of chronic conditions.
  • Analyse policies, guidelines, protocols and standards influencing care of chronically ill patients.
  • Analyse current trends and issues in care of the chronically ill patient.
  • Articulate holistic and family centered approach in management of patients with chronic conditions.
  • Evaluate management of patients/clients with common chronic conditions.
  • Analyse the interrelationship of chronic conditions and the impact of co-morbidity on health.
  • Critique evidence based literature for common chronic conditions.
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