This course deals
with concepts, principles and theories in teaching and learning. It also
focuses on the appropriate strategies of health education as they apply in
various health care scenarios. The learners are expected to develop beginning
skills in designing and implementing a teaching plan using the nursing process
as a framework.
Primary Health Care I (PHC) is a core course for Diploma in Midwifery program with the concepts and principles in the provision of health care in terms of health promotion, health maintenance and disease prevention at the individual and family level
This course deals with the concepts of complications of pregnancy, labor and delivery, its causes and management, care of infants and children including integrated management of childhood diseases, and basic family planning.
The course provides the student with the basic/necessary knowledge, skills and acceptable attitudes in the care of individuals and families. It includes comfort measure applied to individual clients and drug administration.
This course is an introduction to economics, the basic concepts of microeconomics, money and banking, economic growth and development and international economics and its implication to nursing/midwifery. The course focuses on concepts, principles and techniques of resource utilization for the production of services in the health care delivery system. Also discussed are the basic concepts of taxation and land reform.
This course designs
to assist students in the study of important microorganisms and parasites. It explains the physiology and pathogenic
properties of bacteria, fungi, and viruses as an introduction to disease
causation, their biology, the infection they cause, host response to this infection
and their mode of transmission, prevention, treatment and nursing
responsibilities. The laboratory experiences provide specimen collection,
handling and processing of specimens for isolation and identification of
microorganisms and parasites involved in the infectious processes.