Module title: Progression and consolidation of child health nursing practice

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

Module code: CHN09115
Module leader: Jennie King
School School of Health & Social Care
Subject area group: Midwifery and Child Health
Prerequisites

To study this module it is an NMC requirement that you have successfully completed practice modules 1-5 (or equivalent).

2018/9, Trimester 3, Blended, Edinburgh Napier University
Occurrence: 002
Primary mode of delivery: Blended
Location of delivery: SIGHTHILL
Partner: Edinburgh Napier University
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Catherine Macfarlane
Module Organiser:


Learning, Teaching and Assessment (LTA) Approach:
The experience within this placement will give you opportunity to develop further your clinical nursing skills, and your ability to apply knowledge to practice, to enable you to achieve the learning outcomes (LO 1-6) in preparation for transition from student to registered practitioner. The minimum number of hours associated with this module is 450

Embedding of employability/ PDP/ scholarship skills
Employability skills are enhanced by the content, opportunities and learning activities embedded in the module, which provide you with the opportunity to develop skills relevant to child health nursing. These skills include communicating with children and young people who have a range of health needs, and skills in collaborative team working. Reflection will also be actively encouraged throughout the placement, during study days at the University, and through the continued undertaking of your Personal Development Portfolio (PDP). Scholarship skills include numeracy relating to Medicine Administration and recording skills, such as completing patient records. Throughout the practice placement you will have opportunities for interprofessional working and learning in a wide variety of child health settings.

Research/ teaching linkages
Sharing of knowledge based on Evidenc

Formative Assessment:
Evidence of having achieved all LOs will be assessed in practice by your sign off mentor, and will incorporate evidence within the practice documentation confirming that all requirements for the NMC approval programme have been achieved and are therefore fit for safe and effective practice for entry to the register.

The formative assessment will include an interim assessment and discussion which provides you with opportunity to self assess and gain feedback from the mentor.

Summative Assessment:
The summative assessment comprises achievement of all competencies identified in the Practice Placement documents, and successful completion of Personal Development Portfolio. Evidence of HAI-Cleanliness Champion Units 9-10 must be achieved for completion of package prior to registration.

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Other Work based learning 182
Face To Face Tutorial 18
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200


Assessment
Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Placement (Report) 100 1-6 15 HOURS= 0, WORDS= 3000
Component 1 subtotal: 100
Component 2 subtotal: 0
Module subtotal: 100
2019/0, Trimester 1, Blended, Edinburgh Napier University
Occurrence: 003
Primary mode of delivery: Blended
Location of delivery: SIGHTHILL
Partner: Edinburgh Napier University
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Catherine Macfarlane
Module Organiser:


Learning, Teaching and Assessment (LTA) Approach:
The experience within this placement will give you opportunity to develop further your clinical nursing skills, and your ability to apply knowledge to practice, to enable you to achieve the learning outcomes (LO 1-6) in preparation for transition from student to registered practitioner. The minimum number of hours associated with this module is 450.

Embedding of employability/ PDP/ scholarship skills
Employability skills are enhanced by the content, opportunities and learning activities embedded in the module, which provide you with the opportunity to develop skills relevant to child health nursing. These skills include communicating with children and young people who have a range of health needs, and skills in collaborative team working. Reflection will also be actively encouraged throughout the placement, during study days at the University, and through the continued undertaking of your Personal Development Portfolio (PDP). Scholarship skills include numeracy relating to Medicine Administration and recording skills, such as completing patient records. Throughout the practice placement you will have opportunities for interprofessional working and learning in a wide variety of child health settings.

Formative Assessment:
Evidence of having achieved all LOs will be assessed in practice by your sign off mentor, and will incorporate evidence within the practice documentation confirming that all requirements for the NMC approval programme have been achieved and are therefore fit for safe and effective practice for entry to the register.

The formative assessment will include an interim assessment and discussion which provides you with opportunity to self assess and gain feedback from the mentor.


Summative Assessment:
The summative assessment comprises achievement of all competencies identified in the Practice Placement documents, and successful completion of Personal Development Portfolio. Evidence of HAI-Cleanliness Champion Units 9-10 must be achieved for completion of package prior to registration.

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Other Work based learning 182
Face To Face Tutorial 18
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200


Assessment
Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Placement (Report) 100 1-6 15 HOURS= 0, WORDS= 3000
Component 1 subtotal: 100
Component 2 subtotal: 0
Module subtotal: 100
2019/0, Trimester 2, BLENDED, Edinburgh Napier University
Occurrence: 004
Primary mode of delivery: BLENDED
Location of delivery: SIGHTHILL
Partner: Edinburgh Napier University
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Catherine Macfarlane
Module Organiser:


Learning, Teaching and Assessment (LTA) Approach:
The experience within this placement will give you opportunity to develop further your clinical nursing skills, and your ability to apply knowledge to practice, to enable you to achieve the learning outcomes (LO 1-6) in preparation for transition from student to registered practitioner. The minimum number of hours associated with this module is 450


Embedding of employability/ PDP/ scholarship skills
Employability skills are enhanced by the content, opportunities and learning activities embedded in the module, which provide you with the opportunity to develop skills relevant to child health nursing. These skills include communicating with children and young people who have a range of health needs, and skills in collaborative team working. Reflection will also be actively encouraged throughout the placement, during study days at the University, and through the continued undertaking of your Personal Development Portfolio (PDP). Scholarship skills include numeracy relating to Medicine Administration and recording skills, such as completing patient records. Throughout the practice placement you will have opportunities for interprofessional working and learning in a wide variety of child health settings.

Assessment (formative and summative)
Evidence of having achieved all LOs will be assessed in practice by your sign off mentor, and will incorporate evidence within the practice documentation confirming that all requirements for the NMC approval programme have been achieved and are therefore fit for safe and effective practice for entry to the register.

The formative assessment will include an interim assessment and discussion which provides you with opportunity to self assess and gain feedback from the mentor.

The summative assessment comprises achievement of all competencies identified in the Practice Placement documents, and successful completion of Personal Development Portfolio. Evidence of HAI-Cleanliness Champion Units 9-10 must be achieved for c

Formative Assessment:
The University is currently undertaking work to improve the quality of information provided on methods of assessment and feedback. Please refer to the section on Learning and Teaching Approaches above for further information about this module’s learning, teaching and assessment practices, including formative and summative approaches.

Summative Assessment:
The University is currently undertaking work to improve the quality of information provided on methods of assessment and feedback. Please refer to the section on Learning and Teaching Approaches above for further information about this module’s learning, teaching and assessment practices, including formative and summative approaches.

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Other Work based learning 182
Face To Face Tutorial 18
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200


Assessment
Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Placement (Report) 100 1-6 15 HOURS= 0, WORDS= 3000
Component 1 subtotal: 100
Component 2 subtotal: 0
Module subtotal: 100

Description of module content:

This practice module will focus on the application of professional values and attitudes to all aspects of child health nursing and this will include:
Leadership within teams
Effective collaboration with practitioners from other professional backgrounds
Management of self and others
Utilisation of best evidence to influence the care given by self and others
Effective management of resources
Clinical skills relevant to placement area and appropriate Essential Skills Clusters
Recognition and analysis of reasons / solutions in situations where care is less than effective
Change management
Enhanced communication skills e.g. constructive challenging / negotiation/managing aggression
Ethical decision making
Preparation for autonomous practice
HAI units 9-10

Learning Outcomes for module:

LO1: Demonstrate knowledge and skills in the delivery of care for infants, children, young people and
families, taking cognisance of core values such as personal integrity and the best interests of the
individual.
LO2: Contribute effectively to care, utilising safe and compassionate communication while providing
culturally sensitive service user and carer informed individualised care.
LO3: Based on best evidence available, deliver safe and effective care ,demonstrating skills and attributes commensurate with registration
LO4: Using a critical, problem solving approach, demonstrate dynamic leadership skills in the
provision of high quality care.
LO5: Critically reflect on how future child health services may be managed and delivered, with reference to
current and anticipated societal changes.
LO6: Engage in effective team working by demonstrating key skills such as communication and decision
making to ensure positive outcomes for infants, children and young people, and to promote seamless
transition within and between services.

Indicative References and Reading List - URL:

Core - NMC STANDARDS FOR EDUCATION - HTTP://WWW.NMC.ORG.UK/EDUCATION/STANDARDS-FOR-EDUCATION/
Core - BURTON R, OMROD G (2014) NURSING: TRANSITION TO PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE (PREPARE FOR PRACTICE): OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS, 3rd ed. - ISBN: 97801995684
Core - BALL J.W, BINDLER R.C, COWEN K.J (2013) CHILD HEALTH NURSING: PRENTICE HALL, 3rd ed. - ISBN: 978013284007
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