EFFECTIVE DECISION MAKING FROM FUNDAMENTAL TO COMPLEX CARE (ACCELERATED) - 2023/4
Module code: NURM161
School of Health Sciences
MCBRIDE Jackie (Health Sci.)
Number of Credits: 15
ECTS Credits: 7.5
Framework: FHEQ Level 7
JACs code: B700
Module cap (Maximum number of students): N/A
Overall student workload
Independent Learning Hours: 114
Lecture Hours: 18
Seminar Hours: 18
|Assessment type||Unit of assessment||Weighting|
The assessment strategy is designed to provide students with the opportunity to demonstrate their understanding of clinical decision making and their role as future registrants in delivering safe and effective care within a dynamic healthcare environment.
Thus the summative assessment for this module is:
Critical evaluation of a clinical decision the student has been involved in or made from practice using a model of decision making to structure their assignment
In the form of workshop feedback and tutorial
50% pass mark
- Assist the student to critically evaluate and articulate their care decisions to reduce risk and promote safety for clients with fundamental and complex needs.
|1||Articulate the rationale for and processes used when making decisions and the influence personal judgement has on these||PT|
|2||Synthesise and critically apply decision making theories and models using critical thinking, active listening and questioning to evaluate care and improve decision making processes in a professional, compassionate, empowering and ethically sensitive manner||KCPT|
|3||Critically evaluate the role of risk assessment and risk management strategies to a range of care decisions to ensure safe and effective care||KCT|
|4||To critically explore the role of e-technology and decision trees in clinical decision making||KCPT|
C - Cognitive/analytical
K - Subject knowledge
T - Transferable skills
P - Professional/Practical skills
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.
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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 2023/4 academic year.