Nursing dynamics 110

Module code VDN 110
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Health Sciences
Module content

Healthcare environment: structure, dynamics and impact on the clinical standards of nursing practice.
National population and health profiles. Epidemiological viewpoints on health. The healthcare environment and the dynamics of healthcare services. Factors influencing contemporary health service delivery. Policies and the rendering of healthcare in South Africa. Selected healthcare practice models (including the characteristics of nursing practice). The basic principles and methodology of nursing research. Applying research to nursing practice.
Leadership principles in nursing practice.
Leadership styles and skills. Directing in the nursing unit. Principles of human resource management and development. The principles of adult teaching and learning in clinical practice. The adult learner and evaluation.

Module credits 14.00
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 1 other contact session per week, 2 lectures per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Nursing Science
Period of presentation Semester 1

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