Module title: Critical Perspectives of Child Health Theory 5b

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

Module code: CHN09120
Module leader: Cari Malcolm
School School of Health & Social Care
Subject area group: Transforming Education and Practice
Prerequisites

n/a

2018/9, Trimester 1, ONLINE,
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: ONLINE
Location of delivery: SIGHTHILL
Partner:
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Debbie McGirr
Module Organiser:


Learning, Teaching and Assessment (LTA) Approach:
There is a fully on-line approach to this learning and teaching strategy. Interactive on-line activities and lectures will prepare students for engaging in the on-line tutorial discussions throughout the trimester.
Theoretical perspectives relating to factors which may contribute to increased risk of vulnerability in children and young people with reference to key policies and legislation will be introduced on-line (LO1). The students will in on-line groups review ways in which the inter-professional team can respond to situations that reflect increased vulnerability in child heath practice (LO2).The individual learning activities will direct the student to reflect on the role of the child health nurse working in partnership with the multidisciplinary team to deliver high quality, safe, evidence based and effective care (LO3). The students, in on-line groups, will analyse the strategies available to support compassionate care and communication (LO4). The individual learning activities will direct the student to reflect on child health services in response to societal health change needs (LO5).


Formative Assessment:
An essay patch will be submitted to outline the focus of the essay and indicative sources.

Summative Assessment:
Essay 1-5
An essay of 3,500 words will be submitted in week 15 and based upon the module content and encompasses learning outcomes 1 – 5.


Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Online Lecture 20
Online Tutorial 30
Online Groupwork (Scheduled) 50
Independent Learning Guided independent study 100
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200


Assessment
Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Essay 100 1,2,3,4,5 15 HOURS= 0, WORDS= 3500
Component 1 subtotal: 100
Component 2 subtotal: 0
Module subtotal: 100

Description of module content:

This module will build on your knowledge and understanding in relation to enhancing communication and decision making required for safe, effective compassionate child health nursing practice. You will demonstrate the application of knowledge and skills required to enable you to recognise and respond to children who are vulnerable. Research and evidence based knowledge skills such as literature searching using databases, critiquing research, using evidence to inform practice and evaluating statistics will be enhanced to allow you to critically evaluate the child health services with reference to current and anticipated societal changes. Your knowledge and understanding of research and evidence based practice will be enhanced through literature searching using databases; you will critique research and explore how evidence is used to inform practice. You will develop your knowledge of and ability to interpret statistics and explore how statistical evidence is used to inform clinical practice.

Learning Outcomes for module:

Upon completion of this module you will be able to
LO1: Critically analyse the factors which may contribute to increased risk of vulnerability in children and young people, taking cognisance of relevant policy guidance.
LO2: Determine ways in which the inter-professional team can respond to situations that reflect increased vulnerability in child heath practice.
LO3: Critically reflect on the role of the child health nurse working in partnership with the multidisciplinary team to deliver high quality, safe, evidence based and effective care.
LO4: Critically analyse the strategies available to support compassionate care and communication with infants, children, young people and families.
LO5: Critically reflect and evaluate how child health services may be managed and delivered with reference to current and anticipated societal changes.

Indicative References and Reading List - URL:
CHN09120 Critical Perspectives of Child Health Theory 5b