Core Module Information
Module title: Developing Professionalism (Theory 2a Stem)

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

Module code: NUR07106
Module leader: Stephen Smith
School School of Health & Social Care
Subject area group: Nursing


Description of module content:

Within this module you will explore core personal, professional and organisational values. The influence of values, attitudes and ethics on your ability to provide compassionate care will be examined. You will explore the role of the nurse and the significance of the NMC Code of Professional Conduct (2015) for health care practice. Reflection and reflective practice will be introduced. Fundamental communication skills and theory, compassionate care, person-centred and relationship centred care will be examined, supporting the development of self-compassion and personal resilience.

Learning Outcomes for module:

LO 1: Outline the influence of values on our actions personally and professionally.
LO 2: Relate the ways in which personal and professional values and behaviours impact on the care provided to service user/carers in health and social care settings.
LO 3: Identify the role of the nurse and midwife, and the significance of the Nursing Midwifery Council Code (2015) for health care practice.
LO 4: Gain an appreciation of theoretical perspectives of compassionate care and communication theory.
LO 5: Develop an awareness of self-compassion, emotional intelligence and resilience through reflective practice.

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment

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NUR07106 Developing Professionalism (Theory 2a Stem)