Module title: Nursing Practice 2 (Mental Health)

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

Module code: MHN07105
Module leader: Pamela Logan
School School of Health & Social Care
Subject area group: Mental Health and Learning Disability

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

Description of module content:

Normally 375 hours of nursing practice and practice reflection. Study days to integrate theory to practice
To introduce students to an area of nursing practice at an early stage of their career and to develop understanding and skills in relation to nurse/ client communication, development of fundamental nursing skills in infection prevention and control, nutrition and fluid management and medication management. Positive risk taking and a focus on maximising mental health will also be addressed.

Learning Outcomes for module:

LO1: Practice in accordance with the NMC (2008) Code of Professional Conduct to ensure the safety of clients and their carers and the public
LO2: Outline the importance of the documentation of nursing assessments by participating collaboratively in comprehensive and systematic nursing assessment of the physical, psychological, social and spiritual needs of individuals
LO3: Recognise and demonstrate the skills needed to evaluate nursing assessments, care planning and care delivery.
LO4: Identify through working with other professionals the importance of promoting equity in an individual's care by contributing to nursing care in a fair and anti-discriminatory way whilst applying ethical principles to nursing practice
LO5: Reflect on the implementation of a programme of nursing care, promoting measures to ensure health and safety, designed and supervised by registered practitioners
LO6: Develop an awareness of sociological and psychological theory in the wider mental health setting

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