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Welcome to GST 125: Contemporary Health Issues
GST 125: Contemporary Health Issues; is a two unit course which comprises of 10 study sessions. We will be discussing one study session per week and it is expected that you would have gone through the study session before coming to class. Each study session will give you a deep understanding on the following:
- Diet, exercise and health, nutritional deficiency diseases, malaria, other infections, hypertension, organ failure, air-borne diseases, sexually transmitted diseases, cancer and its prevention, sickle cell disease.
- HIV/AIDS: Introduction, epidemiology of HIV, natural history of HIV infection, transmission of predisposing factors to HIV, Impact of HIV/AIDS on the society, management of HIV infection, prevention of HIV.
- Drugs and Society: sources of drugs, classification of drugs, dosage forms and routes of drug administration, adverse drug reactions, drug abuse and misuse, rational drug use and irrational drug use.
- Human kinetics and health education: personal care and appearance, exercise and health, personality and relationship, health emotions, stress, mood modifiers, refusal to tobacco, alcohol and other psychoactive drugs.
It is expected that you attempt your quizzes before due date and submit your assignment on time. I wish you all the best.
ANA 212: Anatomy – This is a 3 unit course for students who want to acquire a Bachelor of Nursing Science. It continues with ANA 211 but focuses on regional Anatomy. The course is divided into 9 study sessions. Regional anatomy is the study of the interrelationships of all the structures in a specific body region, such as the abdomen. The course guide, therefore, gives you an overview of what ANA 212 is all about, the textbooks and other materials to be referenced, what you are expected to know in each study session and how to work through the course materials.
Recommended Study Time
This course is a 3 unit course divided into 9 study sessions. You are enjoined to spend at least 3 hours to study \ read the content of each study session.
NSC 206: Biochemistry – General and Medical is a 3 unit course for students studying towards acquiring a Bachelor of Nursing Science. The course is divided into 15 study sessions. It will introduce the basic chemistry of important biological compounds stressing their biogenesis and reaction mechanism. The course guide therefore gives you an overview of what NSC 206 is all about, the textbooks and other materials to be referenced, what you expect to know in each study session and how to work through the course materials.
Recommended Study Time
This course is a 3 unit course divided into 15 study sessions. You are enjoined to spend at least 3 hours in studying the content of each study session
NSC 306: Introduction to Basic Maternal and Child Health Nursing is a 2 unit course for students studying towards acquiring a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. The course is divided into 10 study sessions. Maternal and Child Health is basically the nursing care provided to mothers (women in their child bearing age) and children. The course guide therefore gives you an overview of what NSC 306 is all about, the textbooks and other materials to be referenced, what you are expected to know in each study session and how to work through the course materials.
Recommended Study Time
This course is a 2 unit course divided into 10 study sessions. You are enjoined to spend at least 2 hours in studying the content of each study session
What you are about to learn in this course
The overall aim of this course, NSC 306 is to introduce you to Basic Maternal and Child Health, it focuses on Midwifery as a profession, historical development of Midwifery, laws establishing Midwifery practise, regulatory body of Midwifery, roles of Midwives within health setting, Quality care in Midwifery and applied Anatomy and Physiology plus embryology.
This course aims to introduce students to Maternal and Child Health Nursing. It is expected that the students will be able to apply the knowledge gained to effectively manage the patient as a professional Nurse.
It is important to note that each unit has specific objectives. Students should study them carefully before proceeding to subsequent units. Therefore, it may be useful to refer to these objectives in the course of your study of the unit to assess your progress. You should always look at the unit objectives after completing a unit. In this way, you can be sure that you have done what is required of you by the end of the unit.
- Teacher: E-Tutor Ogundipe Olukemi
You are welcome to NSC 304 titled Nursing Ethics and Jurisprudence. This course is designed to provide the students with an understanding of moral issues, which form the basis for professional ethics in nursing and medical practice. It introduces the students to the statutory and common laws as they affect nursing and the legal implications of contractual responsibilities in nursing practice.
This course (NSC 304) introduces you to Nursing Ethics and jurisprudence. It deals with: Ethical concepts and regulations that govern nursing practice, Morality, Ethics of Nursing, Regulation of Nursing Practice, Basic legal concepts, Right and Responsibilities in client care, The legal roles of the nurse, Obtaining informed consent, The torts of negligence and malpractice, Intentional torts that are relevant in Nursing practice, Legal concepts relevant to Nursing and nurses’ roles, , Legal protection in Nursing practice, Ethical problems in Nursing, Ethical decision making in Nursing, Application of the Chally and Loriz Model in Resolving Ethical Dilemma and Application of Cassells and Redman 1989 Model for making Ethical Decision in Resolving Ethical Dilemma
This course is a five (3) unit course with 15 Study Sessions. It requires a minimum of three hours per week for each Study Session.
Once again , you are welcome. Do have an exciting study time!
- Teacher: E-Tutor Adeleke M. A