Core Module Information
Module title: Nursing Practice 5 (Adult Health)

SCQF level: 09:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: ADN09132
Module leader: Mandy Gentleman
School School of Health & Social Care
Subject area group: Nursing


Description of module content:

This practice module will be within adult health care services where you will work within The Code: Professional Standards of Practice and Behaviour (Nursing Midwifery Council 2015) demonstrating accountability, ethical decision making. You will work in partnership working with people, families and other healthcare professionals delivering care that respects diversity. You will demonstrate your leadership skills to provide evidence based care ensuring patient safety in a compassionate person centred care. As part of your professional development you will reflection in and on action whilst within the practice learning environment. Under indirect supervision and with increasing autonomy, you will provide and evaluate care delivery applying patient safety policies and guidelines relevant to community/surgical/medical/medicine of the elderly care setting. During this module you will develop clinical skills commensurate with Part Three of the BN Programme. You will engage in the practice of infection control and complete associated theory (Cleanliness Champions Programme) and numeracy related to practice. You will enhance your therapeutic communication skills and compassionate care utilising appreciative enquiry within the service setting. You will work co productively with clients enhancing your holistic caring skills.
You will review local policies, national and international guidelines and legislation that inform practice and reflect on their application to local service delivery. You will review clinical governance and quality assurance methods used within clinical area.

Learning Outcomes for module:

Upon completion of this module you will be able to
LO1: Deliver, under indirect supervision compassionate, person/ family centred care which embeds the principles of holistic practice, respecting diversity in accordance with the NMC Professional Standards of Practice and Behaviour (2015).
LO2: Contribute effectively to care, utilising safe and compassionate communication while providing culturally sensitive individualised care.
LO3: Contribute to and begin to lead safe, effective and evidenced based practice using the best available evidence.
LO4: Liaise effectively with people who use health services, colleagues and other disciplines to provide evidence based care management and leadership in care delivery.
LO5: Critically reflect on the role of legislation, policy and national clinical guidelines that inform practice within the clinical area; and determine the impact they have on the provision of evidence-based care.

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2023/4, Trimester 1, PLACEMENT LEARN, Edinburgh Napier University
Occurrence: 002
Primary mode of delivery: PLACEMENT LEARN
Location of delivery: SIGHTHILL
Partner: Edinburgh Napier University
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Mandy Gentleman
Module Organiser:

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Other Work based learning 200
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200

Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Placement (Practical) 100 1-5 14/15
Component 1 subtotal: 100
Component 2 subtotal: 0
Module subtotal: 100

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