Core Module Information
Module title: Nursing Practice 6 (Adult Health)

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

Module code: ADN09133
Module leader: Barbara Wood
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 and autonomy commensurate with registration. You will act in accordance with the duty of candour where appropriate. You will develop skills in clinical supervision and have knowledge of organisational values. You will have enhanced decision making skills and demonstrate the ability to teach others (individuals, families and colleagues/ professional/health and social care providers). You will provide compassionate person centred care commensurate with Registration applying effective communication strategies. You will have in depth knowledge of clinical governance, risk assessment and management, quality processes, service evaluation, service improvement and impact these have on service design and delivery. 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 commensurate with Registration. During this module you will demonstrate clinical skills commensurate with entry to the Register. You will engage in the practice of infection control and complete associated theory (Cleanliness Champions Programme) and numeracy related to practice.
You will have knowledge of and be able to apply leadership styles to lead the healthcare team. You will demonstrate effective team working and skills and attributes commensurate with a Registrant to provide evidence based care ensuring patient safety in a compassionate person centred care.

Learning Outcomes for module:

Upon completion of this module you will be able to
LO1: Demonstrate confident and autonomous working practices within the boundaries of the NMC The Code: Professional Standards of Practice and Behaviour (2015).
LO2: Engage in effective team working by demonstrating key communication skills and decision making to ensure positive outcomes for people and families.
LO3: Based on best evidence available, deliver safe and effective care, demonstrating skills and attributes commensurate with registration.
LO4: Demonstrate professional accountability and autonomy through maintaining and enhancing the quality and standards in service provision in partnership with others.
LO5: Demonstrate leadership in planning, implementing and evaluation of evidence-based care for service users ensuring patient safety and wellbeing at all times.

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2023/4, Trimester 3, 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: Barbara Wood
Module Organiser:

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

Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Placement (Practical) 100 1,2,3,4,5 15 HOURS= 0, WORDS= 0
Component 1 subtotal: 100
Component 2 subtotal: 0
Module subtotal: 100

Indicative References and Reading List - URL:
ADN09133 Nursing Practice 6