Module title: Professional Practice in Community Teams

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

Module code: LDN09108
Module leader: Janet Smith
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


Description of module content:

Professional values; Social Inclusion; Legal and ethical principles; Complex communication and interpersonal skills, Professional nursing practice; Decision making; Leadership and Management; Team/Partnership working and Inter-Professional Education; Personal and professional development
High quality care; Health improvement (including nutrition and fluid management) ; Critical reflection; Teaching and learning; Professional Accountability for Patient Safety and Risk assessment/management (including infection prevention and control); Person centred compassionate care; Facilitation of access to services, including health and advocacy.
Updates on SMAV, CPR, Child & Adult Protection will be provided during this module.


Learning Outcomes for module:

Upon completion of this module you will be able to:
LO1: Based on best evidence, demonstrate skills in managing the provision of high quality, person centred, safe and effective nursing care in the community with people with learning disabilities and their family/carers in accordance with The Code (NMC 2008).
LO2: Apply knowledge and critical understanding of physiological, psychological, sociological and pathological factors that influence the health and well-being of people with learning disabilities.
LO3: Discuss the application of legal and ethical principles in practice, particularly around child and adult protection, human rights, health inequalities and social inclusion.
LO4: Demonstrate an ability to work as part of a multi-professional team, including respectful partnership working with other agencies which highlights good communication and interpersonal skills.
LO5: Following assessment, formulate, document and evaluate an individualised plan of care in partnership with a person with learning disabilities and/or their families/carers within a community setting.
LO6: Demonstrate an ability to critically reflect on own practice, particularly around leadership, team working, teaching and where appropriate the supervision of others.

Indicative References and Reading List - URL:

Core - BACH, S. & ELLIS, P. (2015) LEADERSHIP, MANAGEMENT AND TEAM WORKING IN NURSING: LEARNING MATTERS LTD., 2nd ed. - ISBN: 9781473918832
Core - BARR, J., DOWDING, L. (2012) LEADERSHIP IN HEALTH CARE: SAGE, 2nd ed. - ISBN: 9781446207635
Core - BULMAN, C., & SCHUTZ, S., (2015) REFLECTIVE PRACTICE IN NURSING: BLACKWELL PUBLISHING, 5th ed. - ISBN: 9781118693
Core - SINES, D., FORBES-BURFORD, J. & SAUNDERS, M. (2009) COMMUNITY HEALTH CARE NURSING.
.: WILEY-BLACKWELL, 4th ed.
Core - MAFUBA, KAY; GATES, BOB AN INVESTIGATION INTO THE PUBLIC HEALTH ROLES OF COMMUNITY LEARNING DISABILITY NURSES (2015) : BRITISH JOURNAL OF LEARNING DISABILITIES Vol. 43, 1st ed. - ISSN: 13544187 (10.1111)
Core - HINCHLIFF, S. (2009) THE PRACTITIONER AS TEACHER: CHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE, 4th ed. - ISBN: 9780702029998
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