Mr Andrew Evered
Senior Lecturer
Nursing
Telephone: (01792) 513277
Room: Office - 216
First Floor
Glyndwr Building
Singleton Campus

Teaching

  • SHG000 Introduction to Health and Social Care

    This module offers year 12 students an introduction to health and social care by addressing a selection of core concepts of relevance to each discipline and providing students with an opportunity to explore career opportunities in health and social care.

  • SHG116 Clinical Decision Making for Support Workers

    This module provides covers the key concepts of holistic care and considers the processes involved in holistic assessment and care. The importance of team working will also be explored, as well as skills required to support patients and their families. This module aims to prepare students to work safely and effectively in band 4 roles. Students will have an increased understanding of holistic care and multi-disciplinary team working within their clinical environment and will develop their understanding of decision making in clinical practice.

  • SHG117 Consolidating Practice

    This work based learning module will enable students to develop knowledge and skills relevant to their area of health or social care practice and prepare them to work at an enhanced level of practice within their band 4 or assistant practitioner roles. The purpose of this work based learning module is for the student to consolidate knowledge already achieved and to identify new areas learning within their clinical practice to deliver safe and effective care. It offers the acquisition of necessary skills to further develop the students understanding of clinical decision making. Flexibility of the module allows students to identify individual learning outcomes to enhance their clinical role.

  • SHG120 Starting Your Practice Development

    The aim of this module is to equip students with the necessary skills for work based learning, including self-assessment, construction of a learning contract and compilation of a portfolio of evidence. This is the first module for students wishing to pursue the Certificate in Higher Education (CertHE) in Enhanced Practice in Health Care and CertHE in Enhanced Practice in Social Care. It will introduce students to the principles of work based learning and the skills required to facilitate personal and practice development for themselves and for their colleagues.

  • SHG122 Policy Influences on Your Practice

    The aim of this module is to enable students to explore their practice in relation to current policy drivers at national and local levels.

  • SHG123 Assessing your Current Practice

    The aim of this module is to enable the student to explore a chosen area of their practice. Students will gain skills in evidence based practice and service evaluation.

  • SHG124 How the Evidence Base Can Help You Change Your Practice

    The aim of this module is to enable students to review the evidence base for their practice and to explore the applicability of the evidence. There is an emphasis on the importance of understanding research for developing practice.

  • SHG125 How Can I Make a Change in Practice?

    The aim of this module is to enable students to review the approaches to management and leadership in order to consider how they could utilise different approaches to make changes in practice.

  • SHG126 Developing Your Own Practice

    The aim of this module is to encourage students to think about developing the scope of their own practice.

  • SHG127 Teaching and Learning in Practice

    The aim of this module is to enable practitioners to develop their teaching and facilitation skills in practice using a work based approach to learning.

  • SHGE04 Mentor and Assessor Preparation

    This module will enable registered nurses or midwives to meet the NMC `Standard to Support Learning and Assessment in Practice¿ (2008) Stage 2 (Mentors) in order to mentor and assess students in clinical practice. Successful completion of this module would enable mentors, after 12 months experience in the role of a mentor, to access further preparation to achieve the knowledge, skills and competence to meet the NMC defined outcomes for a practice teacher (stage 3) or teacher (stage 4) of the framework to support learning and assessment in practice.

  • SHHM13 Advanced Practice: Management and Leadership

    This module provides students with the opportunity to critically examine their role in relation to management and leadership issues. The focus will be on providing the student with knowledge and skills to enhance their practice.

  • SHN125 Introduction to the Fundamentals of Nursing Practice (Adult)

    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.

  • SHN127 What is Nursing? (Adult)

    This module will allow students to gain insight into the clinical decision making process its importance in planning safe and effective care to a range of service users/clients. The module will explore the development of nursing and its values. The theories of nursing and the nursing process will be introduced.

  • SHN128 Developing Nursing Knowledge (Adult)

    This module aims to equip student nurses to work with individuals, service users, carers and the multi disciplinary team when planning and providing appropriate evidence based care. The concepts of Clinical Governance and clinical assessment and decision making will be explored. The module will build on previous knowledge to facilitate the development of theoretical and practical knowledge so that the individual can recognise and act when there is a risk to the client/service user of physical or mental health problems across the lifespan.

  • SHN131 Introduction to the Fundamentals of Nursing Practice (Mental Health)

    This core module addresses specific keys areas relating to the fundamentals of nursing practice and clinical exposure. 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.

  • SHN132 What is Nursing? (Child)

    This module will allow students to gain insight into the clinical decision making process its importance in planning safe and effective care to a range of service users/clients. The module will explore the development of nursing and its values. The theories of nursing and the nursing process will be introduced.

  • SHN133 What is Nursing? (Mental Health)

    This module will allow students to gain insight into the clinical decision making process its importance in planning safe and effective care to a range of service users/clients. The module will explore the development of nursing and its values. The theories of nursing and the nursing process will be introduced

  • SHN136 Introduction to Professional Practice (Child)

    The philosophy of the module is the belief that continued development underpins professional practice. Throughout their professional lives, qualified nurses need to take responsibility for their own learning and development. In order to achieve this, they need to be able to recognise their learning and developmental needs, developing appropriate strategies to fulfil them. Development encompasses both personal and professional aspects as one cannot be separated from the other. This module draws on the content of other modules within the year and experiences in practice to introduce the concept of professional practice. The students will demonstrate this learning through the medium of a portfolio and by producing a patchwork text.

  • SHN137 Introduction to Professional Practice (Mental Health)

    The philosophy of the module is the belief that continued development underpins professional practice. Throughout their professional lives, qualified nurses need to take responsibility for their own learning and development. In order to achieve this, they need to be able to recognise their learning and developmental needs, developing appropriate strategies to fulfil them. Development encompasses both personal and professional aspects as one cannot be separated from the other. This module draws on the content of other modules within the year and experiences in practice to introduce the concept of professional practice. The students will demonstrate this learning through the medium of a portfolio and by producing a patchwork text.

  • SHN289 Continuing Conditions and Palliative Care (Adult)

    This module aims to equip student nurses to work with patients, service users, family, carers and the multi- disciplinary team relating to the care and management of patients /service users with long-term conditions or palliative care needs. Students will develop an understanding of appropriate assessment, negotiation and care planning for these groups and demonstrate the importance of individualised nursing care.

  • SHN293 Continuing Conditions and Palliative Care (Child)

    This module aims to equip student nurses to work with patients, service users, family, carers and the multi- disciplinary team relating to the care and management of patients service users with long-term conditions or palliative care needs. Students will develop an understanding of appropriate assessment, negotiation and care planning for these groups and demonstrate the importance of individualised nursing care.

  • SHN298 Continuing Conditions and Palliative Care (Mental Health)

    This module aims to equip student nurses to work with patients, service users, family, carers and the multi- disciplinary team relating to the care and management of patients /service users with long-term conditions or palliative care needs. Students will develop an understanding of appropriate assessment, negotiation and care planning for these groups and demonstrate the importance of individualised nursing care.

  • SHN3056 Advancing Professional Nursing Practice (Adult)

    The aim of this module is to enable nursing students to develop the knowledge and skills to evaluate and advance professional nursing practice. It will help them to identify areas for improvement and help identify any potential limitations within the context of current policy and organisational cultures. The module will enable the student to develop their own potential, advancing their own practice whilst evaluating the impact on self, service users and other professionals.

  • SHN3056W Ymestyn Ymarfer Nyrsio Proffesiynol (Oedolion)

    Nod y modiwl hwn yw galluogi myfyrwyr nyrsio i ddatblygu¿r wybodaeth a¿r sgiliau i werthuso ac ymestyn ymarfer nyrsio proffesiynol. Bydd yn gymorth iddynt adnabod meysydd i¿w gwella ac unrhyw gyfyngiadau posibl o fewn cyd-destun polisïau cyfredol a diwylliannau sefydliadau. Bydd y modiwl yn galluogi¿r myfyriwr i ddatblygu ei botensial ei hun, ymestyn ei ymarfer ei hun a gwerthuso¿r effaith ar y myfyriwr ei hun, defnyddwyr y gwasanaeth a gweithwyr proffesiynol eraill.

  • SHN3061W Ymestyn Ymarfer Nyrsio Proffesiynol (Iechyd Meddwl)

    Nod y modiwl hwn yw galluogi myfyrwyr nyrsio iechyd meddwl i ddatblygu¿r wybodaeth a¿r sgiliau i werthuso ac ymestyn ymarfer nyrsio proffesiynol. Bydd yn gymorth iddynt adnabod meysydd i¿w gwella ac unrhyw gyfyngiadau posibl o fewn cyd-destun polisïau cyfredol a diwylliannau sefydliadau. Bydd y modiwl yn galluogi¿r myfyriwr i ddatblygu ei b/photensial, ymestyn ei (h)ymarfer a gwerthuso¿r effaith arno ef/arni hi ei hun, defnyddwyr y gwasanaeth a gweithwyr proffesiynol eraill.

  • SHNM00 Introduction to Nursing (Adult)

    This module will enable students to develop the knowledge, skills and professional values that underpin safe, effective, evidence-based practice. A range of teaching methods will be used to develop fundamental nursing skills including, bio science, infection prevention and control, moving and handling; vital signs; recognition and response to abnormal parameters; nursing documentation; therapeutic management of aggression and de-escalation; fundamental care delivery; basic life support; and introduction to medicines management. Students will learn about historical and contemporary nursing practices and explore how nursing will develop in the future.