Core Module Information
Module title: Nursing Practice 3 (Mental Health)

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

Module code: MHN08112
Module leader: Gavin Cullen
School School of Health & Social Care
Subject area group: Nursing


Description of module content:

This practice module will be within mental health care services where you will work within The Code: Professional Standards of Practice and Behaviour (Nursing Midwifery Council 2015). With the guidance of your mentor you will demonstrate and recognise the importance of maintaining accurate records and record keeping in accordance with data protection and information governance requirements. You will demonstrate knowledge of accountability of your actions. Within the practice learning environment you will demonstrate compassionate communication skills and participate in seeking service user/carer feedback and engage with and demonstrate a commitment to reflective practice. You will participate in effective communication with other professionals and clients and their families demonstrating cultural sensitivity. You will explore your duty of candour with your mentor and the impact this has on your professional practice. Under indirect supervision, you will work collaboratively with the multidisciplinary team and other professionals to assess, plan, prioritise, implement and evaluate research and evidence based compassionate patient care within service delivery developing your clinical decision making skills. As part of this collaborative working you will begin to develop your leadership skills. You will participate in clinical decision making and team working to deliver effective care. During this module you will develop clinical skills commensurate with Part Two of the BN Programme. You will engage in the practice of infection control and complete associated theory (Cleanliness Champions Programme) and numeracy related to practice.
You will develop and practice the skills required to work with people and families of all ages to promote co-production.

Learning Outcomes for module:

LO1: Demonstrate an understanding of values based practice and professional accountability.
LO2: Illustrate interpersonal skills, values and attitudes conducive to building positive therapeutic relationships with people, individuals and groups.
LO3: Working in a collaborative manner assess, plan treatment and evaluate nursing interventions for people, of all ages, who access health and social care services across sectors.
LO4: Practice and begin to develop the clinical, leadership and decision making skills required to care and support people with diverse and complex needs.
LO5: Demonstrate skills to work positively in partnership with people of all ages who use mental health services and their carers to promote well-being recovery.

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