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2021/22 Undergraduate Module Catalogue

LLLC1432 Anatomy and Physiology for Clinical Practice 1

20 creditsClass Size: 40

Module manager: Mandy Driffield

Taught: 1 Feb to 31 Jan (12mth) View Timetable

Year running 2021/22

This module is not approved as a discovery module


This module will provide you with the core knowledge in human biology that will inform your work as a Nursing Associate. Understanding core biological functions and how the environment and lifestyle can impact on health will provide you with fundamental concepts that underpin Healthcare practice. This will provide you with the ability to apply biological knowledge in the context of a patient-centred approach

Learning outcomes
On completion of the module students should have provided evidence of being able to:
Demonstrate a familiarity with the basic concepts of anatomy and physiology which are associated with the theory and practice of work as a nursing associate.
Demonstrate the knowledge required to work across organisational boundaries in a range of health and care settings and apply, in practice, the range of clinical and care skills appropriate to the level of practice.
Exercise those skills, attitudes and behaviours that support the planning, delivery and evaluation of high quality person-centred, holistic care.
Communicate effectively maintaining the focus of communication on delivering and improving health and care.


Describe the structure and functions of the human body
Describe common physical, mental health and learning disability conditions
Discuss how physiological systems regulate bodily function.
Apply the biological knowledge to healthcare interventions

Teaching methods

Due to COVID-19, teaching and assessment activities are being kept under review - see module enrolment pages for information

Delivery typeNumberLength hoursStudent hours
Independent online learning hours50.00
Private study hours100.00
Total Contact hours50.00
Total hours (100hr per 10 credits)200.00

Private study

The modules on this programme are delivered by block teaching which distributes the teaching over a number of days/weeks using a combination of Lectures, Seminars, Workshops and Tutorials.

This module aims to apply theoretical knowledge to clinical practice. The students will be encouraged to complete guided study packages and blended learning to support this learning.
Independent on-line learning
Accessing and engaging with VLE resources 50
Private study
Completion of guided study and blended learning activity 60
Assignment and presentation preparation 40

Opportunities for Formative Feedback

Student will be given 4x30 mins formative MCQ's over the taught period to ensure understanding and to provide feedback on teaching and learning methods.

Methods of assessment

Due to COVID-19, teaching and assessment activities are being kept under review - see module enrolment pages for information

Assessment typeNotes% of formal assessment
PracticalAttendance & written lab report20.00
In-course Assessment1 hour in-course exam30.00
In-course Assessment1 hour 30 minute in-course exam50.00
Total percentage (Assessment Coursework)100.00

Students must achieve a minimum of 40% in each component of assessment to pass the module.

Reading list

The reading list is available from the Library website

Last updated: 30/06/2021 16:23:11


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