Nursing studies 152

Module code NUR 152
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Health Sciences
Module content

Human needs and development in health and illness.
Humans as biological, psychological and spiritual beings within socio-economic and cultural contexts. Basic needs: nutrition, comfort and activity, rest and sleep, elimination, hygiene, oxygen, learning, sensory and interpersonal, pain management, safety, homeostasis, growth and development, medication needs, spiritual needs and the need for a dignified death. Self-image, own identity and self-actualisation. Relevant aspects of human nutrition. Human developmental stages and the unique needs associated with each stage.
NB: Only selected BCur students may register for this module.

Module credits 12.00
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 2 practicals per week, 3 lectures per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Nursing Science
Period of presentation Quarter 2

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