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

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

Module code: CHN07109
Module leader: Julie Edmiston
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 child health nurse. You will build on your understanding of nursing professional values and how the distinct values of child health nursing align to, and are underpinned by these. You will develop an understanding of the nursing process and assessment and evaluation of care is structured and measured through evidence based approaches.

Learning Outcomes for module:

1. Demonstrate understanding of the role of contemporary child health nursing.

2. Articulate the values and philosophies of child health nursing.

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

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

5. Develop an awareness of key social and political drivers that inform child health 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: Debbie Jamieson
Module Organiser:

Learning, Teaching and Assessment (LTA) Approach:
A blended approach will be utilised within this module. Lectures and tutorials will be used to deliver core concepts and ideas relating to development of understanding of the role of the child health 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 and tutorials will be recorded, enabling you to access these via your virtual learning environment to better support your development.

Scenario-based approaches will enable application of nursing practice within a learning environment to enrichen and deepen student understanding of child health 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 1-5 14/15 , WORDS= 1500
Component 1 subtotal: 100
Component 2 subtotal: 0
Module subtotal: 100

Indicative References and Reading List - URL:
CHN07109 Developing Your Identity And Role In Child Health Nursing