Module code: NAS2004

Module Overview

This is the final module within the programme that brings together all elements of the role of the Nursing Associate.  The focus will be to consolidate both theory and practice with an opportunity to build on and demonstrate sound leadership and management skills.

Module provider

School of Health Sciences

Module Leader

HADDOCK Gillian (Health Sci.)

Number of Credits: 15

ECTS Credits: 7.5

Framework: FHEQ Level 5

JACs code: B700

Module cap (Maximum number of students): N/A

Module Availability

Year long

Module content

Assessment pattern

Assessment type Unit of assessment Weighting
Coursework 2000 word essay 100

Alternative Assessment


Assessment Strategy

The assessment strategy is designed to provide students with the opportunity to demonstrate



Thus, the summative assessment for this module consists of:

  • Explore your learning journey through the programme and demonstrate how theoretical and practical knowledge have enhanced your skills and professional development as a Nursing Associate  (2,000 words)


Formative assessment

  • Action learning sets to draw together the complexities of clinical practice

  • An opportunity to explore the challenges of working within their new role



  • Action learning sets

Module aims

  • The aim of this module is to: Enable TNAs to establish their professional identity as a Nursing associate and engage within a multi professional team demonstrating knowledge, clinical and leadership skills aquired throughout the programme

Learning outcomes

Attributes Developed

Attributes Developed

C - Cognitive/analytical

K - Subject knowledge

T - Transferable skills

P - Professional/Practical skills

Overall student workload

Methods of Teaching / Learning

Indicated Lecture Hours (which may also include seminars, tutorials, workshops and other contact time) are approximate and may include in-class tests where one or more of these are an assessment on the module. In-class tests are scheduled/organised separately to taught content and will be published on to student personal timetables, where they apply to taken modules, as soon as they are finalised by central administration. This will usually be after the initial publication of the teaching timetable for the relevant semester.

Reading list


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 2018/9 academic year.