Module title: Nursing Practice 4 (Mental Health)

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

Module code: MHN08111
Module leader: Fiona Carver
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

2017/8, Trimester 3, BLENDED, Edinburgh Napier University
Occurrence: 002
Primary mode of delivery: BLENDED
Location of delivery: SIGHTHILL
Partner: Edinburgh Napier University
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Fiona Carver
Module Organiser:


Learning, Teaching and Assessment (LTA) Approach:
Learning & Teaching Methods and Alignment to LOs

For the purpose of University Academic Regulations, this module is defined as a practice module. This is a compulsory module on the BN (Mental Health)programme

A range of teaching methods and media will be used within the five module study days. There will be an emphasis on the development of key nursing skills (LO 1, 2, 4, 5 & 6) and reflection on practice experiences (LO 5) and exploration of concepts central to the module placeement. (LO 2, 3, 4 & 5). The students will be expected to further develop their literature searching skills while in practice and make full use of the supporting VLE teaching and learning content (LO 2, 3 & 6).
There will also be three group reflective sessions during the placment experience to help students to develop critical reflection skills and discuss their practice experience (LO 5).
Students will normally attend practice for 360 hours
Employability/PDP/Scholarship skills

Student employability will be enhanced by the development and use of key skills used in practice. The module focuses on the development of values based practice and positive attitudes to people with mental health problems and their carers and developing positive professional relationships with staff teams and linked agencies. Students will begin to develop skills in the supervised assessment of needs and planning of care in partnership with the servcie user and staff team.

Assessment

The assessment scheme is successful completion of all practice placement NMC based proficiencies and set learning activities outlined in placement booklet through the support and guidence of the placement mentor.

Research Teaching Linkages

The seminars during the teaching week of the module will encourage class discussion over related research and further reading and with the application of theory to practice settings.

Supporting Equality and Diversity/Internationalisation

Examples of international resear

Formative Assessment:
The University is currently undertaking work to improve the quality of information provided on methods of assessment and feedback. Please refer to the section on Learning and Teaching Approaches above for further information about this module’s learning, teaching and assessment practices, including formative and summative approaches.

Summative Assessment:
The University is currently undertaking work to improve the quality of information provided on methods of assessment and feedback. Please refer to the section on Learning and Teaching Approaches above for further information about this module’s learning, teaching and assessment practices, including formative and summative approaches.

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Other Work based learning 170
Face To Face Groupwork (Scheduled) 30
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200


Assessment
Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Other 100 1-6 14/15 HOURS= 0, WORDS= 3000
Component 1 subtotal: 100
Component 2 subtotal: 0
Module subtotal: 100
2018/9, Trimester 2, 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: Fiona Carver
Module Organiser:


Learning, Teaching and Assessment (LTA) Approach:
Learning & Teaching Methods and Alignment to LOs

For the purpose of University Academic Regulations, this module is defined as a practice module. This is a compulsory module on the BN (Mental Health)programme

A range of teaching methods and media will be used within the five module study days. There will be an emphasis on the development of key nursing skills (LO 1, 2, 4, 5 & 6) and reflection on practice experiences (LO 5) and exploration of concepts central to the module placeement. (LO 2, 3, 4 & 5). The students will be expected to further develop their literature searching skills while in practice and make full use of the supporting VLE teaching and learning content (LO 2, 3 & 6).
There will also be three group reflective sessions during the placment experience to help students to develop critical reflection skills and discuss their practice experience (LO 5).
Students will normally attend practice for 360 hours
Employability/PDP/Scholarship skills

Student employability will be enhanced by the development and use of key skills used in practice. The module focuses on the development of values based practice and positive attitudes to people with mental health problems and their carers and developing positive professional relationships with staff teams and linked agencies. Students will begin to develop skills in the supervised assessment of needs and planning of care in partnership with the servcie user and staff team.


Research Teaching Linkages

The seminars during the teaching week of the module will encourage class discussion over related research and further reading and with the application of theory to practice settings.

Supporting Equality and Diversity/Internationalisation

Examples of international resear

Formative Assessment:
The assessment scheme is successful completion of all practice placement NMC based proficiencies and set learning activities outlined in placement booklet through the support and guidence of the placement mentor.


Summative Assessment:
The assessment scheme is successful completion of all practice placement NMC based proficiencies and set learning activities outlined in placement booklet through the support and guidence of the placement mentor.


Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Other Work based learning 170
Face To Face Groupwork (Scheduled) 30
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 1-6 15 HOURS= 0, WORDS= 3000
Component 1 subtotal: 100
Component 2 subtotal: 0
Module subtotal: 100

Description of module content:

This is a community placement, study days and reflective groups. Study days will allow an exploration of relevant theory and will be linked to completion of the required competencies.
The module aims to help students to build on the skills already acquired to allow them to work positively with people with mental health problems and with their carers and within their own homes and other community settings. .
Reflective groups will allow an exploration of critical incidents from practice

Learning Outcomes for module:

LO1 Practice in accordance with the NMC Code of Professional Conduct.
LO2: Identify and select appropriate assessment tools to assist in the supervised planning of individuals care.
LO3: Consider how the principles of the Mental Health (Scotland) Act (2003) promote partnership working and positive relationships with service users and cares in practice.
LO4: Demonstrate skills to work positively with service users and carers to promote recovery.
LO5: Demonstrate key skills in problem solving and reflection appropriate to the practice setting.
LO6: Illustrate accurate record keeping skills in relation to the planning and implementation of individuals care

Indicative References and Reading List - URL:

Core - THE CODE; PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS OF PRACTICE AND BEHAVIOUR FOR NURSES AND MIDWIVES - HTTP://WWW.NMC.ORG.UK/STANDARDS/CODE/READ-THE-CODE-ONLINE/
Recommended - BARKER, P. (ED) (2011) PSYCHIATRIC AND MENTAL HEALTH NURSING: THE CRAFT OF CARING: DAWSON BOOKS, 2nd ed. - ISBN: 9781444113044
Recommended - EGAN, G (2014) THE SKILLED HELPER: A PROBLEM-MANAGEMENT AND OPPORTUNITY-DEVELOPMENT APPROACH TO HELPING
: BROOKS/COLE, 10th ed. - ISBN: 9781285065786
Recommended - FRESHWATER D, TAYLOR BJ, SHERWOOD, G (2008) INTERNATIONAL TEXTBOOK OF REFLECTIVE PRACTICE IN NURSING: BLACKWELL PUBLISHING, 1st ed. - ISBN: 9781405160513
Recommended - NORMAN I & RYRIE I (2013) THE ART AND SCIENCE OF MENTAL HEALTH NURSING: A TEXTBOOK OF PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE: OPEN UNIVERSITY PRESS, 3rd ed. - ISBN: 9780335245628
Recommended - SCOTTISH EXECUTIVE (2005) MENTAL HEALTH (CARE AND TREATMENT) (SCOTLAND) ACT 2003: CODE OF PRACTICE: SCOTTISH EXECUTIVE, 1st ed. - ISBN: 0755945689
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