TRANSITIONS IN CARE (ACCELERATED) - 2021/2
Module code: NUR3283
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School of Health Sciences
CROWHURST Elizabeth (Health Sci.)
Number of Credits: 15
ECTS Credits: 7.5
Framework: FHEQ Level 6
JACs code: B700
Module cap (Maximum number of students): N/A
Brief Indication of Content:
Stages of transition across the life span
Management of transition
Critique of assessment tools
Pre and post- operative care
Common acute conditions
Acute pain management
Breaking significant news
Acute care roles
Ethical issues in acute care
|Assessment type||Unit of assessment||Weighting|
The assessment strategy is designed to provide students with the opportunity to demonstrate
- application of individualized patient centred care
- detailed knowledge of a common surgical or medical condition leading to changes in health care status
- an understanding of ethical, legal and professional issues that relate to the delivery of individualized patient centred care
- in-depth knowledge of the evidence base underpinning assessment and management of the person with nursing care needs
Thus, the summative assessment for this module consists of:
A case study analysis that critically appraises the underpinning evidence base of one aspect of a patient’s nursing care needs.
Group case study presentations. Feedback will be provided to the students by peer reviewers.
- This module will assist students to explore how an understanding of the client experience, during a change in health status, informs an understanding of the knowledge and skills required to meet changing health care needs.
|1||Demonstrate current understanding of the client as an individual with experiences and needs within a social context and some specialist areas in depth|
|2||Has a systematic understanding of the knowledge of common surgical and medical conditions leading to acute changes in health care status|
|3||Analyse the knowledge and evidence base including new and abstract data which underpins the assessment and management of the person with acute health needs|
|4||Critically discuss a range of issues including personal responsibility which impact upon acute care including ethical, legal and professional issues|
|5||Analyse and discuss the complexity of delivering and managing care across care settings and teams which involves setting effective criteria for professional and interpersonal communication|
C - Cognitive/analytical
K - Subject knowledge
T - Transferable skills
P - Professional/Practical skills
Overall student workload
Independent Study Hours: 114
Lecture Hours: 4
Seminar Hours: 6
Tutorial Hours: 3
Practical/Performance Hours: 12
Methods of Teaching / Learning
Delivery of Module:
Key note lectures
Use of client and staff stories
Enquiry based learning / group work
Directed e-learning activity
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.
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Programmes this module appears in
|Nursing Studies (Registered Nurse - Adult Nursing) PGDip(NURSES PRE-REG SEPT)||1||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 2021/2 academic year.