MNSC821 – Re-establishing Hauora

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Module code
MNSC821
Module title
Re-establishing Hauora
Prescription
To critique and synthesise knowledge to gain an in-depth understanding of health consumers and their whanau experiences of living with common, acute, traumatic and complex healthcare needs, and the associated pharmacology to underpin effective and appropriate nursing care.
Programmes
  • HS1903
NZQA Level
Level 8
NZQA Credits
30
Delivery method
  • Web-Enhanced
Learning hours
Total learning hours
300
Resources required
Learning Outcomes
1. Critically analyse theoretical models and conceptual frameworks and systems that s hape nursing and health care practice in the bicultural context of Aotearoa New Zealand.
2. Analyse and integrate relational practice, cultural safety, whanaungatanga and manaakitanga into nursing practice when working with whanau and health consumers.
3. Critically reflect on the impact of common, acute, traumatic and complex care needs on the health outcomes and quality of life of health consumers and their whanau throughout the lifespan.
4. Synthesise evidence-based knowledge of pathophysiological processes, physical and mental health assessment, and diagnostic reasoning in the development of differential and probable diagnoses for health consumers with common, acute, traumatic and complex care needs.
5. Demonstrate integrated evidence-based knowledge of pharmacology, pharmacotherapeutics and medicine management for health consumers with common, acute, traumatic and complex care needs.
6. Articulate critical reasoning and judgement that support the development of evidence-based therapeutic and recovery-focused nursing care in collaboration with the health consumer, whanau and the interprofessional team.
Content
- Models and frameworks of care
- Maaori models of hauora
- Relational practice including whanaungatanga and manaakitanga with health consumers and whanau
- Ethics and professionalism
- Common, acute, traumatic and complex care needs
- Evidence for practice, clinical and diagnostic reasoning
- Biological sciences
- Clinical assessment
- Differential diagnosis
- Monitoring of pathophysiological parameters
- Pharmacology, pharmacotherapeutics and medicine management
- Investigative techniques
- Therapeutic and recovery focused care
- Interprofessional collaboration and continuity of care
- Quality and clinical leadership

Hauora is a Maaori concept of well-being, which encompasses the physical, mental and emotional, social, and spiritual dimensions of health, and is recognised by the World Health Organisation.
Assessment Criteria
The portfolio is comprised of multiple components. Students need to provide evidence against all learning outcomes and gain an overall mark of 50% to pass this module.
Learning and Teaching Resource
An extended reading list will be supplied by the tutor at the commencement of the module. This will be updated annually.

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