Module title: Supporting People with Learning Disabilities and Challenging Behaviour

SCQF level: 08:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: LDN08111
Module leader: Mhari Henderson-Laidlaw
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 1, 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: MR COLIN MACPHERSON
Module Organiser:


Learning, Teaching and Assessment (LTA) Approach:
Learning & teaching methods including their alignment to LOs
The module aims to enhance the application of theory to practice linking with concurrent theory modules and practice placements undertaken during Year Two. Reflecting a commitment to work-based learning that is supported and credit bearing. Students will be expected to gather evidence through portfolio development to clearly demonstrate that the student is attaining progress towards achievement of the NMC competencies for entry to the Professional Register (LO 1-5). Work based learning will be blended with face to face reflective sessions (3) and Moodle learning activities (LO1-4).

Embedding of employability/PDP/scholarship skills
The student will be as active as possible in developing their portfolio and will develop skills in using technology, organisational, presentation, academic writing, reflection, information retrieval and research. The student will be based in practice as part of a nursing team and as such will develop employability skills including team working in a multi-disciplinary setting, negotiation and relationship skills (LO2, 3, 5).

Research/teaching linkages
The module materials and reading lists draw on national and international sources bringing appropriate research to the student. The development of the portfolio will include the use of research and best practice to underpin the student’s evidence.

Supporting equality & diversity
The student will examine issues relating to equality and diversity within the portfolio construction.

Internationalisation
The student will be exposed to

Formative Assessment:
Assessment (formative & summative)
The student will be assessed by their practice mentor on their achievement of the competencies and ESCs within the practice learning documentation.
Formative feedback on progress will be provided by the practice mentor at a halfway assessment meeting.
Service user and family carers will be asked to contribute to the overall assessment of the student.



Summative Assessment:
Assessment (formative & summative)
The student will be assessed by their practice mentor on their achievement of the competencies and ESCs within the practice learning documentation.
Formative feedback on progress will be provided by the practice mentor at a halfway assessment meeting.
Service user and family carers will be asked to contribute to the overall assessment of the student.



Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Other Work based learning 184
Face To Face Tutorial 16
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 1-5 15 HOURS= 0, WORDS= 3000
Component 1 subtotal: 100
Component 2 subtotal: 0
Module subtotal: 100

Description of module content:

Inter-disciplinary/inter-agency working
Assessment, care planning and evaluation
Patient & public safety
Reflective practice
Communication
Quality service provision
Professional accountability
Partnership working/Person centred planning/compassionate care/values based practice
Risk assessment
Safe management of aggression and violence
Essential skills clusters including HAI, nutrition, medicine management
Efficient moving and handling
CPR
Legal & ethical dilemmas
End of life care

Learning Outcomes for module:

LO1: Explore care delivery across different care contexts for people with learning disability and challenging behaviour.
LO2: Give examples of assessment, treatment and evaluation of care for people with learning disabilities and challenging behaviour.
LO3: In partnership with other disciplines and service users and carers participate in the completion of risk assessment and plan appropriate care and interventions based on this for a small group of clients with learning disabilities and challenging behaviour.
LO4: Demonstrate an understanding of values based practice and professional accountability.
LO5: Demonstrate extension of your skills of working in a collaborative manner and communicating effectively with clients, carers and significant others in health care delivery.
LO6: Practice in accordance with The Code (NMC, 2008).

Indicative References and Reading List - URL:

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