NURS524 – Koiora Tangata 2
Koiora Tangata 2
To understand the anatomy and physiology of organ systems of the healthy human body and introduce concepts of microbiology and pharmacology.
- Directed hours
- Self directed hours
- Total learning hours
- Teaching and Learning Strategy
- May include: Project-based Learning; Flipped Classroom; Blended Learning; Work-integrated Learning; Inclusive Practices.
Methods may include workshops and practical classes, tutorials, case-based learning, inquiry-based learning, group activities & discussion, supported online learning, practice simulation.
- Learning Outcomes
- 1. Describe and explain the anatomy and physiology of the following organ systems: endocrine, reproductive, immune, lymphatic, nervous system including sense organs.
2. Describe the principles involved in genetics, metabolism and acid-base balance.
3. Describe and classify microorganisms, the process of transmission and describe infection control.
4. Describe and explain pharmacological concepts.
5. Demonstrate understanding of collection and interpretation of physiological indicators.
- Learning Outcome 1
Anatomy and physiology of the endocrine, reproductive, immune, lymphatic, nervous and special sensory systems
Learning Outcome 2
Biological principles to underpin nursing care.
Learning Outcome 3
Introduction to groups and characteristics of microorganisms
Classification of microorganisms
Process of transmission
Control of microorganisms, aseptic technique
Chain of infection
Learning Outcome 4
Methods of drug administration
Learning Outcome 5
Biological measurements, assessment skills and interpretation
- 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 with a minimum mark of 40% in each part of the portfolio.
- Learning and Teaching Resource
- An extended reading list will be supplied by the academic staff member at the commencement of the module. This will be updated annually.