Nursing studies 252

Module code NUR 252
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Health Sciences
Module content

Surgical nursing science.
Comprehensive perioperative nursing of patients with common surgical health problems of injuries related to the musculo-skeletal, neurological, gastro-intestinal and respiratory system, the eye and reproductive health. Relevant assessment skills. Soft tissue injuries, surgical wounds and wound care techniques: wounds and wound healing, relevant assessment skills, aseptic wound care procedures (principles and techniques), modern wound care products and evidence-based practice, traumatic wounds (including burn trauma) and chronic wounds. Applied human nutrition. Inflammation, infection and necrosis.
NB: Only selected BCur students may register for this module.

Module credits 11.00
Prerequisites NUR 151,NUR 152,NUR 153,NUR 154,DNP 151,DNP 152,DNP 153,DNP 154,NPE 161,NPE 162,CIL 111 and 121 or AIM 101 or AIM 111 and 121 EOT 110 and 120 or ELH 121 and 122
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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