Core Module Information
Module title: Developing Your Identity And Role In Adult Nursing

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

Module code: ADN07111
Module leader: Nahida Hanif
School School of Health & Social Care
Subject area group: Nursing


Description of module content:

In this module you will begin to develop your field specific identity through exploration of the historic and evolving role of the adult nurse. You will build on your understanding of nursing professional values and how the distinct values of adult nursing align to, and are underpinned by these. You will develop an understanding of how adult nurses contribute to and support the provison of intra and inter-professional health and social care. You will develop an understanding of models of nursing care and how the nursing process, assessment and evaluation of care is structured and measured through an evidence based approach

Learning Outcomes for module:

1. Demonstrate understanding of the role of contemporary adult nursing.

2. Articulate the values and philosophies of adult nursing.

3. Demonstrate knowledge of models of care and approaches to nursing practice as applicable to adult nursing.

4. Gain an appreciation of the nursing process and its application to evidence based adult nursing.

5. Develop an awareness of key social and political drivers that inform adult nursing practice.

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2022/3, Trimester 2, BLENDED, Edinburgh Napier University
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: BLENDED
Location of delivery: SIGHTHILL
Partner: Edinburgh Napier University
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Nahida Hanif
Module Organiser:

Learning, Teaching and Assessment (LTA) Approach:
A blended approach will be utilised within this module, which means that there will be a combination of face to face and online learning opportunties. Lectures and tutorials will be used to deliver core concepts and ideas relating to development of understanding of the role of the adult nurse (LO1-5).

Materials and activities will be provided via a virtual learning environment to supplement and complement your learning within lectures and tutorials ( LO1-5). Lectures will be recorded, enabling you to access these via your virtual learning environment to better support your development.
Principles of inclusive learning will be utilised within all teaching devlivery to support all learners achieve.

Scenario-based approaches will enable application of nursing practice within a learning environment to enrich and deepen student understanding of adult nursing practice (LO3&4).

Formative Assessment:
Find two pieces of peer reviewed literature that relates to the module content and which you find helpful and tell your peers about this, in small groups within class. Peers will give you feedback using a checklist.

Summative Assessment:
Write an annotated bibliography of 3 pieces of peer reviewed literature, including narrative text that links each piece to the module content - 1500 words

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Lecture 9
Face To Face Tutorial 24
Online Guided independent study 18
Independent Learning Guided independent study 149
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200

Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Essay 100 LO 1-5 14/15 , WORDS= 1500
Component 1 subtotal: 100
Component 2 subtotal: 0
Module subtotal: 100

Indicative References and Reading List - URL:
ADN07111 Developing Your Identity and Role in Adult Nursing