CLINICAL LEADERSHIP AND CONSOLIDATED PARAMEDIC PRACTICE - 2017/8

Module code: NUR3318

Module provider

School of Health Sciences

Module Leader

STOBBART M Mr (Health Sci.)

Number of Credits

60

ECTS Credits

30

Framework

FHEQ Level 6

JACs code

B950

Module cap (Maximum number of students)

N/A

Module Availability

Year long

Overall student workload

Assessment pattern

Assessment type Unit of assessment Weighting
Practical based assessment ADVANCE LIFE SUPPORT OSCE 20
Examination CLINICAL AND PHARMACOLOGY EXAM 40
Pass/Fail competencies ESSENTIAL SKILLS CLUSTERS AND RELATED COMPETENCIES Pass/Fail
Coursework CLINICAL GRADING TOOL 20
Coursework SNAPSHOT ASSESSMENT 20

Alternative Assessment

N/A

Prerequisites / Co-requisites

None

Module overview

Practice hours, which are required a required 50% of the programme.  Demonstrating continued development in confidence, professional rationale and management of practice skills, using professionalism, holistic care and evidence based practice

Module aims

This module aims to enable students to develop strategies in clinical leadership to enhance inter professional working. The student paramedic will continue to consolidate and develop their clinical skills and professional knowledge.

Learning outcomes

Attributes Developed
Demonstrate competency in the application of differential diagnostic assessment strategies KCP
Practice using a degree of autonomy in situations with varying complexity and demonstrate the ability to lead appropriately in all clinical situations KCPT
Critically evaluate clinical decision making for the holistic patient journey. KCT
Initiate the management and administration of authorised medications within the HCPC Code of Conduct and Ethics, National Clinical Guidelines and SECAmb guidelines KCP

Attributes Developed

C - Cognitive/analytical

K - Subject knowledge

T - Transferable skills

P - Professional/Practical skills

Module content

Indicative content includes:


Students will practice under supervision of a health care professional or PPEd, the provision and promotion of a caring environment for individual patients taking into consideration ethical, moral, empathetic, cultural and spiritual sensitivity and privacy and dignity.
The student will begin to demonstrate leadership, providing evidence of progression with confidence in patient management pathways.
In order to build on their understanding of the multi-disciplinary nature of healthcare, placements will provide opportunities to consolidate advanced airway management.  Visits will include hospital theatres; Maternity and Paediatrics; and Surrey Fire and Rescue. 

Methods of Teaching / Learning

The learning and teaching strategy is designed to:

Allow the students to learn through patient assessment in a variety of settings

The learning and teaching methods include:


Role Modelling
Demonstration of clinical skills
Facilitation
Coaching
Structured feedback
Reflective feedback


30 hours per week in a varied shift pattern of social and unsocial shift times.

Assessment Strategy

The assessment strategy is designed to provide students with the opportunity to demonstrate the development of clinical paramedic skills in a clinical setting assessed by an appropriately educated PPEd.

Thus, the summative assessment for this module consists of:                     





Advance Life Support OSCE


20%




Clinical and Pharmacology Exam


40%




Clinical Grading Tool


20%




Snapshot Assessment


20%




Essential Skills Cluster and Related Competencies


Pass/Fail





 

Formative assessment and Feedback

The PPEd will support the student to reflect on and discuss their experiences of a number of emergency and non-emergency patient cases at a mid-point review.  The students will demonstrate their understanding of the elements required in the provision of clinical decision making.  This will link in the theories of patient management to clinical pathways through reflection and research for supportive evidence enhancing the discussions with their PPEd, who will provide formative feedback.

Reading list

Reading list for CLINICAL LEADERSHIP AND CONSOLIDATED PARAMEDIC PRACTICE : http://aspire.surrey.ac.uk/modules/nur3318

Programmes this module appears in

Programme Semester Classification Qualifying conditions
Paramedic Science BSc (Hons)(NURSES PRE-REG SEP) Year-long Core Each unit of assessment must be passed at 40% to pass the module

Please note that the information detailed within this record is accurate at the time of publishing and may be subject to change. This record contains information for the most up to date version of the programme / module for the 2017/8 academic year.