Core Module Information
Module title: Managing Professional Practice & Consolidation (residential)

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

Module code: LDN09110
Module leader: Janet Smith
School School of Health & Social Care
Subject area group: Nursing

The NMC requires satisfactory completion of all other practice modules prior to commencement of the final practice module. Module prerequisites for all fields of practice have this requirement including other practice modules at level 9.

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; Patient Safety and Risk assessment/management (including infection prevention and control and medicine management); Person centred compassionate care; Facilitation of access to other services, including advocacy. EHM update.

Learning Outcomes for module:

LO1: Practice in accordance with The Code (NMC, 2008),demonstrating skills in managing the provision of high quality, person centred, safe and effective nursing care in a residential setting in partnership with people with learning disabilities (child, adult or older person), their family and the multi-professional support team.
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: Debate the application of legal and ethical principles in practice, particularly around human rights and social inclusion
LO4: Demonstrate leadership and management skills while working 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/support workers within a residential care setting.
LO6: Critically reflect on own practice, particularly around leadership, team working, teaching and the supervision of others.

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