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Professional Practice IV - HEA00136H

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  • Department: Health Sciences
  • Module co-ordinator: Mr. Russell Yates
  • Credit value: 20 credits
  • Credit level: H
  • Academic year of delivery: 2018-19

Module will run

Occurrence Teaching cycle
D Summer Vacation 2017-18 to Spring Term 2018-19

Module aims

Identify and review a student's personal learning needs in relation to NMC Standards for Pre-registration Nursing Annexe Three third progression point Essential Skills Cluster: Organisational Aspects of Care 16, 17, 18 to assist their practice development as a leader in health and social care delivery. Students will work in partnership with clients, carers, other professionals and other agencies with support from their mentor to achieve competence and increasing autonomy in relation to the agreed NMC competencies and essential skills clusters for Stage Three.

Module learning outcomes

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

  1. Co-ordinate, manage and evaluate services.
  2. Audit to improve the quality of experience and safety of service users, carers and staff, including skill mix.
  3. Utilise methods of organising care delivery; primary nursing, team nursing, named nursing, keyworkers, care programme approach, client allocation, as appropriate to the care setting.
  4. Manage complaints, compliments and comments to improve care.
  5. Negotiate and resolve conflict.
  6. Perform Basic First Aid and managing sudden deterioration.


Task Length % of module mark
Departmental - attendance requirement
Practice Hours
N/A 0
Ongoing Record of Achievement
N/A 100

Special assessment rules

Pass/fail & Non-compensatable

Additional assessment information

Total practice hours: 667.5


Task Length % of module mark
Departmental - attendance requirement
Practice Hours
N/A 0

Module feedback

Verbal and written evidence of achievement within their Electronic Ongoing Assessment Record will be completed by the mentor.

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