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Knowledge Applied to Nursing Practice 2 - HEA00063C

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  • Department: Health Sciences
  • Module co-ordinator: Ms. Gillian Punton
  • Credit value: 30 credits
  • Credit level: C
  • Academic year of delivery: 2020-21
    • See module specification for other years: 2019-20

Module will run

Occurrence Teaching cycle
C Summer Term 2020-21

Module aims

Evidence completion of EOAR requirements and demonstrate skills associated with key concepts from the Stage 1 theory modules.

Module learning outcomes

By the end of the module, students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate key skills for effective nursing practice.
  2. Reflect on development of therapeutic relationships through effective communication.
  3. Reflect on your ability and responsibility to provide safe and effective care.
  4. Reflect on your understanding of key concepts in the safe administration of medicines.
  5. Understand how a range of assessments are applied to your nursing practice.


Task Length % of module mark
MYEPAD (e-portfolio)
N/A 100

Special assessment rules

Non-reassessable & Non-compensatable

Additional assessment information

Actual number of practice hours required: 304 plus 24 hours of simulation.



Module feedback

Verbal and written evidence of achievement is provided within the student’s Electronic Ongoing Assessment Record, completed by the Practice Assessor.

Indicative reading

Dougherty L, Lister S (2015) (9th Edition) The Royal Marsden Hospital Manual of Clinical Nursing Procedures. Chichester: John Wiley &Sons

Nursing and Midwifery Council: The Code; Professional standards of practice and behaviour for nurses, midwives and nursing associates (2018)

The information on this page is indicative of the module that is currently on offer. The University is constantly exploring ways to enhance and improve its degree programmes and therefore reserves the right to make variations to the content and method of delivery of modules, and to discontinue modules, if such action is reasonably considered to be necessary by the University. Where appropriate, the University will notify and consult with affected students in advance about any changes that are required in line with the University's policy on the Approval of Modifications to Existing Taught Programmes of Study.

Coronavirus (COVID-19): changes to courses

The 2020/21 academic year will start in September. We aim to deliver as much face-to-face teaching as we can, supported by high quality online alternatives where we must.

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