Core Module Information
Module title: Developing Professionalism {Masters} (Theory 2b Stem)

SCQF level: 11:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: NUR11110
Module leader: Wendy McInally
School School of Health & Social Care
Subject area group: Nursing


Description of module content:

LO 1: Critically engage with communication and compassionate care strategies to enhance health and social care delivery.
LO 2: Critically reflect on professional behaviours observed in practice and relate this to the principles of effective communication.
LO 3: Examine the impact of legislation in relation to safeguarding people.
LO 4: Appraise nursing theories and models and their application to health and social care delivery.
L0 5: Critically explore professional, ethical and legal issues relevant to contemporary health and social care delivery.

Learning Outcomes for module:

In this module you will critically analyse knowledge and understanding in relation to professional values and behaviours including accountability and the Duty of Candour (Nursing Midwifery Council 2015). The application of nursing theories and models to practice will be critically explored. You will appraise legislation, policy and ethical frameworks relating to health and social care including strategies relating to dementia, learning disability and safeguarding/protection. This will support your wider awareness of the policy perspectives of health and social care. You will have the opportunity to extend your knowledge and application of communication and compassionate care strategies to meet individual needs.

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NUR11110 Developing Professionalism {Masters} (Theory 2b Stem)