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Applied Science 1 - Anatomy, physiology and Pathophysiology Code N1179
Semester & mode of study Full Year Credit rating 20

Aim:
This module will provide students with the fundamentals of anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology to deepen their understanding of health and illness in order to be integrated with the other disciplines in the clinically related aspects of the nursing practice.

Learning Outcomes:
On successful completion of the module students will be able to:
L1.Differentiate between the structure and the function of the different body systems.
L2.Describe the anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology of the most common diseases related to the different body systems.
L3.Explain the adjustments process of the different body systems during heath and illness.
L4.Correlate the clinically apparent signs/symptoms of illness to the appropriate body system.
L5.Interpret individual’s health conditions based on theoretical background and the adjustment process.

Learning Experiences:
Lectures 80
Tutorial 40
Presentation 20
Self-learning 60

Assessment Pattern
Formative:
Formative assessment will include:
2 quizzes per each semester

Summative:
Assessment Type Weight %
Unseen Exam
(will contain different types of questions like: MCQ- short answers- complete) 50% First semester 2hrs
Unseen Exam 50% Second semester 2hrs

Content:
Unit: 1
•General principles of anatomy and physiology.
Unit: 2
•Anatomy and physiology of different body systems.
Unit: 3
•Pathophysiology of the most common diseases related to different body systems.

Main Texts:
•HUETHER, S. E., & MCCANCE, K. L. (2012). Understanding pathophysiology. St. Louis, Mo, Elsevier.
•LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS. (2015). Human form / essentials of anatomy & physiology. [Place of publication not identified], Wolters Kluwer.
•MARIEB, E. N. (2014). Essentials of human anatomy & physiology laboratory manual. Boston : Benjamin Cummings.
•MARIEB, E. N. (2014). Essentials of human anatomy & physiology. Harlow : Pearson Education.
•RICHARDS, A., & EDWARDS, S. (2014). Essential Pathophysiology For Nursing And Healthcare Students. Maidenhead, McGraw-Hill Education.
•RICHARDS, A., & EDWARDS, S. (2014). Essential pathophysiology for nursing and healthcare students. Berkshire, England Open University Press.
•SALADIN, K. S., MCFARLAND, R., & SULLIVAN, S. J. (2014). Essentials of anatomy & physiology.
•SHIER, D., BUTLER, J., & LEWIS, R. (2014). Hole's essentials of human anatomy & physiology. New York (N. Y.), McGraw-Hill.

Humanities - Socio-cultural Variation and Health, Social Psychology, and Social Anthropology Code N1177
Semester & mode of study Full Year Credit rating 20

Aim:
This module is designed to orient student with the theories and concepts related to social sciences related to health to enable them to deal effectively with people/communities from different cultures and ethnicity.

Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of the module students will be able to:
L1.Discuss the impact of social sciences in aspects of human existence that underpin nursing practice and health promotion of people and communities.
L2.Analyse the crosscutting factors that are related to race, ethnicity, and culture and its impact on human health.
L3.Use knowledge related to social sciences to analyse and interpret health related behaviours of different communities and individuals.
L4.Utilise the change process to help individuals have a healthy life style based on the analysed factors that lead to resistance to change.
L5.Use the gained knowledge to communicate effectively with individuals and families considering the human rights, diversity and equity while developing a nursing care plan.

Learning Experiences:
Lecture and discussion 60
Tutorial 40
Activities 100
Activities will include role-play, peer-to-peer evaluation, group work, Power Point presentation, group to peer evaluation.

Assessment Pattern
Formative:
Formative assessment will include:
2 quizzes

Summative:
Assessment Type Weight % ILOs
Assessed Semester for
Exam
Systematic review of literature 1000 words 100%

Content:
Unit: 1
•Definition of anthropology and the concepts related to it.
•Sub-disciplines of social anthropology.
•Culture levels and their characteristics.
•The process of culture development and its impact on human behaviour.
Unit: 2
•Factors related to Etic and Emic.
•The relation between symbols and culture.
•The relation between cultures, discrimination and racism.
•Levels of internal awareness towards culture diversity.
Unit: 3
•The process of attitude development and how it interferes with the related culture issues.
•The factors leading to resistance in attitude change.
•The difference between the prosocial and the antisocial behaviour.
•The general principles of managing antisocial behaviour.

Main Texts:
•CARR, A. (2012). Clinical psychology: an introduction. London, Routledge.
•DAYER-BERENSON, L. (2011). Cultural competencies for nurses: impact on health and illness. Sudbury, Mass, Jones and Bartlett Publishers.
•Eran Halperin... in Peace Psychology Book Series (2015).
•GOODMAN, B. (2015). Psychology and Sociology in Nursing. London : SAGE, Learning Matters.
•GROSS, R. D., & KINNISON, N. (2014). Psychology for nurses and health professionals. Second edition. Boca Raton : CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group DAYER-BERENSON, L.
•Handbook of Social Psychology John DeLamater, Amanda Ward in Handbooks of Sociology and Social Research (2013).
•MATZO, M., & SHERMAN, D. W. (2015). Palliative care nursing: quality care to the end of life. New York, Springer Publishing Company.
•ANDREWS, M. M., & BOYLE, J. S. (2012). Transcultural concepts in nursing care. Philadelphia, Wolters Kluwer/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Health.
•PRIEST, H. (2012). An introduction to psychological care in nursing and the health professions. London, Routledge.
•RUSSELL, J., & ROBERTS, C. (2014). Introduction to psychology for health carers. Andover, Hampshire, United Kingdom: Cengage Learning.
•VAN VUREN, A., & KRUGER, G. (2012). 21st century psychology for nurses: an introduction. Pretoria, Van Schaik
•WALKER, J. (2012). Psychology for nurses and the caring professions. Maidenhead, McGraw-Hill/Open University Press.
•ZERWEKH, J. G., & GARNEAU, A. Z. (2014). Nursing today: transition and trends. Maryland Heights, Missouri: Elsevier/Saunders.

Introduction to Psychology and Communication Code N1178
Semester & mode of study 1 FT Credit rating 20

Aim:
This module is designed to enable students to communicate effectively with individuals and groups who have different types of personalities with consideration of the psychological context of health and illness.

Learning Outcomes:
On successful completion of the module students will be able to:
L1.Demonstrate an understanding of the theory of the different types of personalities and groups considering the psychological state of health and illness.
L2.Demonstrate an understanding of the theoretical background that facilitates effective communication to promote positive working relationships in the planning, delivery and evaluation of care.
L3.Communicate the care plan to the health team involved in the care of particular patients and clients in an ethical manner.
L4.Utilise therapeutic relationships through the use of appropriate communication technique and interpersonal skills based on the theoretical framework with consideration of cultural diversity.

Learning Experiences:
Lecture and Discussion 40
Tutorial 20
Activities 140
The module will engage the student in 200 hours in the following types of learning experiences:
Activities will include a role play, peer to peer evaluation and group to peer evaluation

Assessment Pattern
Formative:
Formative assessment will include:s
2 quizzes

Summative:
Assessment Type Weight %
Unseen Exam
(will contain different types of questions like: MCQ- short answers- complete) 50% 2hrs
Group Presentation 50%

Each group will select a topic and will present it in a PowerPoint presentation taking into consideration the application of communication principles within groups and audience

Content:
Unit: 1
•Theories of Psychology and Psychodynamic.
Unit: 2
•Concept and principles that are applied in communication.
•Questioning techniques, and listening skills.
Unit: 3
•Different communication models.
Unit: 4
•Caring behaviour.

Main Texts:
•CARR, A. (2012). Clinical psychology: an introduction. London, Routledge.
•GROSS, R. D., & KINNISON, N. (2014). Psychology for nurses and health professionals. Second edition. Boca Raton : CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group.
•WALKER, J. (2012). Psychology for nurses and the caring professions. Maidenhead, McGraw-Hill/Open University Press.

Introduction to Nursing and Health Sciences (1) Code N1176
Semester & mode of study 1 FT Credit rating 20

Aim:
This module is designed to help students to develop a professional identity that is based on nursing theories. It will also help them to understand the nursing profession as well as the relationship between the health team and the community. In addition, the module will provide students with the basic knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary for the provision of basic nursing care.

Learning Outcomes:
On successful completion of the module students will be able to:
L1.Explain the difference between health and illness and the holistic approaches used in health assessment though implementing the nursing process.
L2.Discuss the theories and principles governing nursing practice including the safety, cultural, ethical and legal context of the profession.
L3.Assess the health status of individuals and plan to fulfil the basic human needs based on a theoretical background.
L4.Apply infection control and other safety measures whilst performing the basic nursing skills.
L5.Act as a responsible role model that communicates effectively with the team and staff demonstrating respect for human rights, diversity and equality.

Learning Experiences:
Lectures and Seminars, Group Discussion 50
Self directed learning, Peer to Peer Education 30
Skills Lab Training WBL 120

Assessment Pattern
Formative:
Formative assessment will include:
2 Quizzes
OSCA

Summative:
Assessment Type Weight %
Unseen Exam
(will contain different types of questions like: MCQ- short answers- complete- problem based exam and case study) 100% 2hrs
OSCA/WBL
WBL practice record (to achieve a WBL pass a satisfactory professional assessment is required and 80% in the attendance log) Pass/Fail

Content:
Theoretical Content:
Unit: 1
•Nursing as a profession.
•Nursing history and nursing theories.
•The health care system in Egypt.
•Primary health care and health promotion.
Unit: 2
•The ethical, legal and cultural context of the nursing profession.
•The patient’s safety measures
•The health assessment/physical examination.
•The leading factors of health or illness.
•The difference between health and illness.
Unit: 3
•The basic human needs. The different holistic approaches in nursing e.g. nursing process.
Unit: 4
•Basic principles of counselling and health education.
Practical Content:
•Vital signs, safety measures, infection control skills (hand washing), implementation of the nursing process, height and weight, different types of bed making, urine analysis.

Main Texts:
•ALLIGOOD, M. R. (2014). Nursing theorists and their work. St. Louis, Missouri : Elsevier.
•Blair, KA, & Jansen, MP (eds) 2015, Advanced Practice Nursing: Core Concepts for Professional Role Development (5th Edition), Springer Publishing Company, New York, NY, USA. Available from: ProQuest ebrary. [26 January 2016].
•CRAVEN, R. F., HIRNLE, C. J., & JENSEN, S. (2013). Fundamentals of nursing: human health and function. Philadelphie, Penn, Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
•Peate, I, Wild, K, & Nair, M 2014, Nursing Practice : Knowledge and Care, Wiley, Somerset, NJ, USA. Available from: ProQuest ebrary. [26 January 2016].
•TAYLOR, C., LILLIS, C., LYNN, P., & LEMONE, P. (2015). Fundamentals of nursing: the art and science of person-centered nursing care. Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer Health
•VAUGHANS, B. W. (2011). Nursing fundamentals demystified. New York, McGraw-Hill Medical.

Introduction to Nursing and Health Sciences (2) Code N1176
Semester & mode of study 2 FT Credit rating 20

Aim:
This module is designed to develop student's knowledge, skills and attitude that facilitate their safe and competent practice to a range of basic nursing skills to provide first aid management.

Learning Outcomes:
On successful completion of the module students will be able to:
L1.Demonstrate an understanding of the patient's hospitalisation cycle (admission, transfer, referral, and discharge) in addition to the role of the nurse in relation to the cycle including the patient’s safety.
L2.Discuss common health problems and the principles of different first aid measures including the nursing role as related to the patients’ different conditions.
L3.Analyse the leading factors of health or illness to determine the levels of health promotion plans.
L4.Provide basic nursing care, based on the theoretical background and nursing process, taking into account the patients’ safety measures as well as the cultural, ethical and legal context.
L5.Interact effectively with the team and staff and act as a responsible role model.

Learning Experiences:
Lectures, Seminars, Group Discussion 50
Self Directed Learning, Peer to Peer Education 30
Skills Lab, OSCE & WBL 120
The module will engage the student in xx hours in the following types of learning experiences:

Assessment Pattern
Formative:
Formative assessment will include:
2 quizzes
OSCA

Summative:
Unseen exam (will contain different types of questions like: MCQ- short answers- complete – problem based exam and case study) 100%
OSCA/ WBL 2
WBL practice record (to achieve a WBL pass a satisfactory professional assessment is required and 80% in the attendance log) Pass/Fail

Content:
Theoretical Content:
Unit: 1
•Different first aids measures for different conditions.
•Guidelines for cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
Unit: 2
•The process of patients’ admission, transfer, referral, and discharge.
Unit: 3
•The principles of body mechanics for nurses and patients.
•Principles of body mechanics while moving and transferring patient from one place to another.
•The personal hygiene measures for her/himself and patients.
Practical Content:
•The principles of body mechanics for nurses in movement and transferring from one place to another. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation in the skills lab, the personal hygiene measures for nurses and patients. Different bandages techniques, tubes care, naso-gastric tube feeding.

Main Texts:
•ALLIGOOD, M. R. (2014). Nursing theorists and their work. St. Louis, Missouri: Elsevier.
•Blair, KA, & Jansen, MP (eds) 2015, Advanced Practice Nursing: Core Concepts for Professional Role Development (5th Edition), Springer Publishing Company, New York, NY, USA. Available from: ProQuest ebrary. [26 January 2016].
•CRAVEN, R. F., HIRNLE, C. J., & JENSEN, S. (2013). Fundamentals of nursing: human health and function. Philadelphie, Penn, Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
•Peate, I, Wild, K, & Nair, M 2014, Nursing Practice: Knowledge and Care, Wiley, Somerset, NJ, USA. Available from: ProQuest ebrary. [26 January 2016].
•TAYLOR, C., LILLIS, C., LYNN, P., & LEMONE, P. (2015). Fundamentals of nursing: the art and science of person-centered nursing care. Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer Health
•VAUGHANS, B. W. (2011). Nursing fundamentals demystified. New York, McGraw-Hill Medical.

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