Module title: Nursing Practice Experience 1 (Adult Field) Medical Acute

SCQF level: 07:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: ADN07108
Module leader: David Tait
School School of Health & Social Care
Subject area group: Enduring Conditions and Community Care

There are no pre-requisites for this module to be added

Description of module content:

Adult Nursing , Supervised clinical practice , Structure of acute hospital service,
The functioning of the multi-disciplinary team, The role of the nurse in leading, managing and co-ordinating all aspects of patient care. The assessment, delivery and evaluation of compassionate patient care.
The nature of working with patients in a relationship based way that promotes diversity and equality,
The need to ensure high quality effective and efficient patient care that utilises evidence based practice,
The development of clinical skills that emphasise effective communication and partnership working;
The nature of professionalism within practice including:
The NMC code of Conduct,ethical and moral practices; professional rights and responsibilities; professional boundaries and ongoing professional development.

By the end of the module, the student should have completed an online learning package, namely learning units 1 –6 in ’To promote the prevention and control of infection through cleanliness champions’, Study days will be targeted to students experience and will involve topics such as Compassionate Care and Infection Control. There will be an opportunity to participate in Reflection on these days with fellow students and Lecturing staff.

Learning Outcomes for module:

LO1: Develop an awareness of legislation relevant to clinical practice with special reference to patient safety and the NMC code of professional conduct.
LO2: Demonstrate under the supervision of a registered nurse, a range of essential nursing skills to meet the needs of a full spectrum of individuals clients/patients.
LO3: In collaboration with service users and carers develop appropriate communication and interpersonal skills in a holistic, non-judgmental, caring and sensitive manner..
LO4: Recognise the importance of a developing a knowledge base that underpins effective practice.
LO5: Appreciate the role of the health professional, the roles and responsibilities of other health and social care professionals and seek to work with them collaboratively for the benefit of all in promoting a safety culture.
LO6: Gain an appreciation of Scottish public health principles, priorities in order to recognise major causes and social determinants of health, illness and health inequalities.

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