Unit type: Internal
Guided learning hours: 60
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Unit in brief
Learners explore types of physiological disorders, the procedures for diagnosis, and the development of a treatment plan and provision of support for service users.
If you have ever been ill then you will know how important it is to receive the right treatment and care in order to make a full recovery. It is essential for workers in the health and social care sector to understand the nature of physiological disorders and how to provide appropriate treatment and care. This includes being aware of the causes and effects of physiological disorders, as well as the roles of different professionals involved in providing treatment and care for service users.
In this unit, you will learn about the signs and symptoms of physiological disorders and how they are investigated and diagnosed. You will also learn about the different types of treatment and support available for individual service users, including surgery, rehabilitation and complementary therapies. You will create a treatment plan for a service user with a specific physiological disorder. This will help you understand the treatment and support strategies involved, the contributions of different professionals and the importance of providing individualised care.
This unit will form a good basis for higher education study in health and social work courses and nursing qualifications. The information and activities will also help to prepare you for a variety of careers within the health and social care sector.
In this unit you will:
A Investigate the causes and effects of physiological disorders
B Examine the investigation and diagnosis of physiological disorders
C Examine treatment and support for service users with physiological disorders
D Develop a treatment plan for service users with physiological disorders to meet their needs.