Fundamentals of Nursing 1

· Module Description

The module introduces students to different concepts in nursing practice focusing on Maslow's hierarchy of needs, functional health models and the use of the nursing process. The module provides students with knowledge about the theoretical concepts, values ​​and standards of the profession, behaviours and skills necessary to provide basic and efficient nursing care for patients in hospitals.

· Assessment methods

o 40%: Class activity.

o 60%: End-of-term exam.

· Module Syllabus

Introduction to nursing, health concepts, vital signs, fluid and electrolyte balance, medical and surgical sterilization, pain, skin safety and wound care.