Dynamics of nursing practice 153

Module code DNP 153
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Health Sciences
Module content

Nursing management of emergency situations and disasters in the community. The need for emergency care. Provision of emergency medical services. The impact of emergency situations and disasters on the community. Unique needs in situations of exceptional distress. First aid and basic pre-hospital emergency care. Psychiatric emergencies: suicide risk, aggression, self-destructive behaviour and emotional trauma.
NB: Only for selected BCur students.

Module credits 13.00
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 3 lectures per week, 2 practicals per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Nursing Science
Period of presentation Quarter 3

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