Module title: The wider experience of nursing in diverse settings

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

Module code: LDN07105
Module leader: Ian Stables
School School of Health & Social Care
Subject area group: Mental Health and Learning Disability
Prerequisites

There are no pre-requisites for this module to be added

2018/9, 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: Ian Stables
Module Organiser:


Learning, Teaching and Assessment (LTA) Approach:
Learning & teaching methods including their alignment to Los
This module aims to reflect the application of theory to practice. The theoretical element is delivered concurrently whilst students are undertaking the related practice placement in year one. LO 1,2,3,4 and 5 will be met by the completion of a practice based portfolio, equivalent to 5000 words. The practice placement reflects a commitment to work based learning that is supported and credit bearing. Students also work in inter-professional teams.
The evidence presented in their portfolio will demonstrate that the student is attaining progress towards achievement of the NMC competencies for progression to the next level. The portfolio work, which is firmly embedded in practice, exposes the students to academic writing skills acquisition which will stand them in good stead as they progress through the course. The module will be supported by a Moodle presence .The taught sessions will include a variety of methods and media including group work,reflection,discussion,activities and practical sessions aimed at meeting the learning needs of the student group. Experts from the appropriate fields of nursing deliver materials that directly support the acquisition of the knowledge and skills required to meet the learning outcomes of the module. There are study days and reflection sessions embedded in the module to explore and discuss issues arising from the module

Embedding of employability/PDP/scholarship skills
In compiling their portfolio the student will develop skills in the use of technology, organisational and presentation skills. Reflective skills will be acquired and practised as will research and information retrieval skills. In producing their evidence students will acquire and practice academic writing skills, referencing skills and time management/working to a deadline skills. In the practice setting students will develop employability skills such as, team working in a multi-disciplinary settin

Formative Assessment:
Assessment (formative and summative)
There will be one assessment for this module, which is summative with a formative element.
Assessment 1(formative) Students will be given feedback on their emerging skills on a formal basis at their half way interview
Assessment 1(Summative) requires the student to be assessed by a trained mentor(s) who will carry out assessment of their attitudes, values and a range of nursing skills via the use of a portfolio of evidence(Equivalent to 5000 words) . All proficiencies in the portfolio must be achieved to pass this part of the module assessment.


Summative Assessment:
Assessment (formative and summative)
There will be one assessment for this module, which is summative with a formative element.
Assessment 1(formative) Students will be given feedback on their emerging skills on a formal basis at their half way interview
Assessment 1(Summative) requires the student to be assessed by a trained mentor(s) who will carry out assessment of their attitudes, values and a range of nursing skills via the use of a portfolio of evidence(Equivalent to 5000 words) . All proficiencies in the portfolio must be achieved to pass this part of the module assessment.


Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Tutorial 40
Other Work based learning 160
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200


Assessment
Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Portfolio 100 1-6 15 HOURS= 0, WORDS= 5000
Component 1 subtotal: 100
Component 2 subtotal: 0
Module subtotal: 100

Description of module content:

The psychosocial issues and health needs related to health care in the following disciplines will be explored:

People with mental health needs
People with learning disability
Children
Pregnant women
People with physical health care needs
Risk Assessment
Working in inter-Professional groups

Learning Outcomes for module:

LO1: Demonstrate awareness of the health needs and psychosocial issues that affect people in the community with mental health needs.
LO2: Develop an awareness of the health needs and psychosocial issues that affect people in the community with physical health needs
LO3: Recognise the health needs and psychosocial issues for children in the community
LO4: Outline the health needs and psychosocial issues that affect pregnant women in the community
LO5: Gain an appreciation of the health needs and psychosocial issues that affect people with learning disabilities in the community, in collaboration with users and carers.
LO6: Practice in accordance to the NMC Code (2008) in delivering compassionate care whilst displaying effective communication skills.

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