The aim of this module is to develop health care professionals¿ skills in the assessment, recognition and management of patients with dependency level 1, 2 and 3 (acute and critically ill patients).
Contemporary issues in healthcare practice aims to introduce students to concepts of contemporary healthcare practice by promoting professional development and management in practice. It also links theory to practice situations through group work, discussion and debate and aims to consolidate learning in practice.
One of the roles of advanced practice is education, both in terms of self and others. Consequently there is a need for the practitioner to critically evaluate and apply learning theory to themselves and in the practice setting. This module examines the key ideas underpinning some of the main educational theories which students will relate to their own development and clinical practice.
This core module addresses specific keys areas relating to the fundamentals of nursing practice and clinical exposure encompassing mandatory training. The module will introduce students to the profession of nursing, the underpinning values of the nursing profession and the professional codes of practice. The importance of patient dignity, respect, care and compassion will be integrated throughout the module and related to safe, person-centred care. The module will introduce the students to meeting the client/service user¿s physical and emotional needs.
This module will develop the students awareness of acute situations, identify and reduce associated risks and how to prioritise adult nursing care. The module will further develop the studentsâ€¿ assessment, intervention and management skills underpinned by professional responsibility.
This module will develop studentsâ€¿ awareness of acute situations, identify and reduce associated risks and how to prioritise in mental health nursing care. The module will further develop the studentsâ€¿ assessment, intervention and management skills underpinned by professional responsibility.