Modules for course B761 | BN/NURSLD
BN Bachelor of Nursing (LD)

This is a provisional list of modules to be offered on this course in the 2018–19 academic year.

The list may not be complete, and the final course content may be different.

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Year 1 Modules

Compulsory Modules

Semester 1

  • NAC-1201: Healthcare 1 (40) or
    NAC-1202: Healthcare 1 (Nursing) (B) (40)
  • NLA-1201: Autonomy & Equality (40)
    The module will include opportunities to learn about children and adults with a learning disability across the lifespan and a range of care contexts. Defining learning disabilities - models of disability Power, Empowerment, Normalisation, SRV Movement & Human Rights (FREDA) professional codes, ethics, law and humanities as applied to LD nursing Safeguarding/legal & ethical requirements Capacity to consent Pharmacology and medicines management for LD practice Causes of common health conditions and the interaction between physical and mental health and illness (including problems usually associated with older adulthood such as dementia), with particular relevance for the person with a LD Person centred care/approaches – ensuring compassion and dignity The social and political context of learning disability Learning disability policy context across the lifespan Personal histories/ story telling Individual and citizen Advocacy Principles of inclusion Citizenship, Keys to citizenship Family context/partnerships, Stakeholder involvement Inclusive communication Anti-discriminatory practice Language appropriate practice Key clinical Practice skills – with application to the person with a LD: maintaining a safe environment eating, drinking, nutrition and hydration comfort and sleep moving and positioning continence promotion and bowel and bladder care skin health and wound management infection prevention and control clinical observation, assessment, critical thinking and decision-making
    or
    NLA-1202: Autonomy & Equality(B) (40)
    The module will include opportunities to learn about children and adults with a learning disability across the lifespan and a range of care contexts. Defining learning disabilities - models of disability Power, Empowerment, Normalisation, SRV Movement & Human Rights (FREDA) professional codes, ethics, law and humanities as applied to LD nursing Safeguarding/legal & ethical requirements Capacity to consent Pharmacology and medicines management for LD practice Causes of common health conditions and the interaction between physical and mental health and illness (including problems usually associated with older adulthood such as dementia), with particular relevance for the person with a LD Person centred care/approaches – ensuring compassion and dignity The social and political context of learning disability Learning disability policy context across the lifespan Personal histories/ story telling Individual and citizen Advocacy Principles of inclusion Citizenship, Keys to citizenship Family context/partnerships, Stakeholder involvement Inclusive communication Anti-discriminatory practice Language appropriate practice Key clinical Practice skills – with application to the person with a LD: maintaining a safe environment eating, drinking, nutrition and hydration comfort and sleep moving and positioning continence promotion and bowel and bladder care skin health and wound management infection prevention and control clinical observation, assessment, critical thinking and decision-making
  • NAC-1203: Human Sciences I (40) or
    NAC-1204: Human Sciences 1: Nursing(B)/ (40)

Semester 2

  • NAC-1201: Healthcare 1 or
    NAC-1202: Healthcare 1 (Nursing) (B)
  • NLA-1201: Autonomy & Equality
    The module will include opportunities to learn about children and adults with a learning disability across the lifespan and a range of care contexts. Defining learning disabilities - models of disability Power, Empowerment, Normalisation, SRV Movement & Human Rights (FREDA) professional codes, ethics, law and humanities as applied to LD nursing Safeguarding/legal & ethical requirements Capacity to consent Pharmacology and medicines management for LD practice Causes of common health conditions and the interaction between physical and mental health and illness (including problems usually associated with older adulthood such as dementia), with particular relevance for the person with a LD Person centred care/approaches – ensuring compassion and dignity The social and political context of learning disability Learning disability policy context across the lifespan Personal histories/ story telling Individual and citizen Advocacy Principles of inclusion Citizenship, Keys to citizenship Family context/partnerships, Stakeholder involvement Inclusive communication Anti-discriminatory practice Language appropriate practice Key clinical Practice skills – with application to the person with a LD: maintaining a safe environment eating, drinking, nutrition and hydration comfort and sleep moving and positioning continence promotion and bowel and bladder care skin health and wound management infection prevention and control clinical observation, assessment, critical thinking and decision-making
    or
    NLA-1202: Autonomy & Equality(B)
    The module will include opportunities to learn about children and adults with a learning disability across the lifespan and a range of care contexts. Defining learning disabilities - models of disability Power, Empowerment, Normalisation, SRV Movement & Human Rights (FREDA) professional codes, ethics, law and humanities as applied to LD nursing Safeguarding/legal & ethical requirements Capacity to consent Pharmacology and medicines management for LD practice Causes of common health conditions and the interaction between physical and mental health and illness (including problems usually associated with older adulthood such as dementia), with particular relevance for the person with a LD Person centred care/approaches – ensuring compassion and dignity The social and political context of learning disability Learning disability policy context across the lifespan Personal histories/ story telling Individual and citizen Advocacy Principles of inclusion Citizenship, Keys to citizenship Family context/partnerships, Stakeholder involvement Inclusive communication Anti-discriminatory practice Language appropriate practice Key clinical Practice skills – with application to the person with a LD: maintaining a safe environment eating, drinking, nutrition and hydration comfort and sleep moving and positioning continence promotion and bowel and bladder care skin health and wound management infection prevention and control clinical observation, assessment, critical thinking and decision-making
  • NAC-1203: Human Sciences I or
    NAC-1204: Human Sciences 1: Nursing(B)/

Year 2 Modules

Compulsory Modules

Semester 1

  • NAC-2201: Healthcare 2 (20)
    • Theories of reflection • Models of reflection • Critical incident analysis • Benner’s novice to expert • Carper’s ways of knowing • Reflexivity • Evidence base for the use of reflection as a means of knowledge development. • Sources of knowledge and evidence • Hierarchy of evidence • Evidence informed practice. • Searching and identifying existing knowledge. • Problem solving approaches and decision making • Critical appraisal skills • Qualitative and quantitative methodologies • PDSA cycle • Data collection methods • Research ethics • Rigour, validity and reliability • Data analysis for quantitative and qualitative methods • Accountability, exercising accountability, professional autonomy and authority • Duty and standard of care • Consent and Incapacitated Consent • Advocacy and best interest decision making. • The right to refuse treatment • Patient confidentiality and data protection • Record keeping • Clinical governance and safety and improvement policy • Manual handling • CPR/BLS • Infection control • Breakaway/de-escalation • Objective assessment/measurement of vital signs • Health & Safety
    or
    NAC-2202: Healthcare 2 (B) (20)
    • Theories of reflection • Models of reflection • Critical incident analysis • Benner’s novice to expert • Carper’s ways of knowing • Reflexivity • Evidence base for the use of reflection as a means of knowledge development. • Sources of knowledge and evidence • Hierarchy of evidence • Evidence informed practice. • Searching and identifying existing knowledge. • Problem solving approaches and decision making • Critical appraisal skills • Qualitative and quantitative methodologies • PDSA cycle • Data collection methods • Research ethics • Rigour, validity and reliability • Data analysis for quantitative and qualitative methods • Accountability, exercising accountability, professional autonomy and authority • Duty and standard of care • Consent and Incapacitated Consent • Advocacy and best interest decision making. • The right to refuse treatment • Patient confidentiality and data protection • Record keeping • Clinical governance and safety and improvement policy • Manual handling • CPR/BLS • Infection control • Breakaway/de-escalation • Objective assessment/measurement of vital signs • Health & Safety
  • NLA-2201: Promoting Health (40) or
    NLA-2202: Promoting Health (B) (40)
    The module will include opportunities to learn about children and adults with a learning disability across the lifespan and a range of care contexts. Health needs across the lifespan – epidemiology, biological determinants of health, children, young people, adults, older people, specific needs such as nutrition and oral care, end of life care. Language appropriate practice Developing accessible information Safeguarding Consent Confidentiality Advocacy The nature of learning disabilities – to include genomics, causation, specific syndromes and their implications. Accessing and applying research relevant to the health needs of people with learning disabilities health liaison role The role of the specialist nurse and the wider health care team. The role of the family and other carers in promoting and maintaining health. Teaching & learning: health promotion Considering frameworks for planning care, for example, person centred planning, quality of life and nursing models; Assessing and meeting the needs of clients with mental health problems - causes of common health conditions and the interaction between physical and mental health and illness; Critical reflection Models of clinical supervision Problem solving, evidence based practice, Interprofessional / multi-disciplinary/ multi agency working. Language appropriate practice Key clinical Practice skills – with application to the person with a LD: maintaining a safe environment eating, drinking, nutrition and hydration comfort and sleep moving and positioning continence promotion and bowel and bladder care skin health and wound management infection prevention and control clinical observation, assessment, critical thinking and decision-making Recognising and responding to the needs of all people, inc: Babies Children & young people Pregnant & Post natal women Individuals with mental health problems Individuals with cognitive impairment (such as; dementia etc..) Individuals with physical disabilities Older people individuals with chronic conditions
  • NAC-2203: Human Sciences 2 (20)
    Caring for individual needs across the lifespan - individual and group differences - vulnerability and abuse - models of health and disease Psychology of Health Social influences of Health Psycho-social determinants of health Anatomy & Physiology Related patho-physiology across the lifespan Sociological theories
    or
    NAC-2204: Human Sciences 2 (b) (20)
    Caring for individual needs across the lifespan - individual and group differences - vulnerability and abuse - models of health and disease Psychology of Health Social influences of Health Psycho-social determinants of health Anatomy & Physiology Related patho-physiology across the lifespan Sociological theories
  • NLA-2203: Ass & Positive Outcomes (40)
    The module will include opportunities to learn about children and adults with a learning disability across the lifespan and a range of care contexts. Maximising decision making capacity; Capacity to consent Best interest Assessing capacity; Safeguarding across the lifespan Confidentiality Record keeping Meeting the needs of clients who offend; advocacy; nursing in secure environments; evidence based practice and positive behavioural support rights based care Systematic approach Meeting individual needs, Person centred thinking/care/planning Development of communication skills Valuing the person Augmentative communication Undertaking a comprehensive nursing assessment; Assessing and meeting the needs of clients with co-morbid complex needs, such as: sensory impairments autistic spectrum disorder; assessing and meeting needs in a family context; assessing risk; pharmacology and medicines management; ethical and legal issues; Assessing and meeting the needs of clients whose behaviour challenges; Clinical judgment Principles of care planning; utilising research evidence, Using assessment tools; Reasonable adjustments Considering frameworks for planning care, for example, person centred planning, quality of life and nursing models; assessing and meeting the needs of clients with mental health problems - causes of common health conditions and the interaction between physical and mental health and illness; Critical reflection Models of clinical supervision Problem solving, evidence based practice, Interprofessional / multi-disciplinary/ multi agency working. Language appropriate practice Key clinical Practice skills – with application to the person with a LD: maintaining a safe environment eating, drinking, nutrition and hydration comfort and sleep moving and positioning continence promotion and bowel and bladder care skin health and wound management pharmacological knowledge for medicine management and numeracy. infection prevention and control clinical observation, assessment, critical thinking and decision-making
    or
    NLA-2204: Assessment & Pos Outcomes (B) (40)
    The module will include opportunities to learn about children and adults with a learning disability across the lifespan and a range of care contexts. Maximising decision making capacity; Capacity to consent Best interest Assessing capacity; Safeguarding across the lifespan Confidentiality Record keeping Meeting the needs of clients who offend; advocacy; nursing in secure environments; evidence based practice and positive behavioural support rights based care Systematic approach Meeting individual needs, Person centred thinking/care/planning Development of communication skills Valuing the person Augmentative communication Undertaking a comprehensive nursing assessment; Assessing and meeting the needs of clients with co-morbid complex needs, such as: sensory impairments autistic spectrum disorder; assessing and meeting needs in a family context; assessing risk; pharmacology and medicines management; ethical and legal issues; Assessing and meeting the needs of clients whose behaviour challenges; Clinical judgment Principles of care planning; utilising research evidence, Using assessment tools; Reasonable adjustments Considering frameworks for planning care, for example, person centred planning, quality of life and nursing models; assessing and meeting the needs of clients with mental health problems - causes of common health conditions and the interaction between physical and mental health and illness; Critical reflection Models of clinical supervision Problem solving, evidence based practice, Interprofessional / multi-disciplinary/ multi agency working. Language appropriate practice Key clinical Practice skills – with application to the person with a LD: maintaining a safe environment eating, drinking, nutrition and hydration comfort and sleep moving and positioning continence promotion and bowel and bladder care skin health and wound management pharmacological knowledge for medicine management and numeracy. infection prevention and control clinical observation, assessment, critical thinking and decision-making

Semester 2

  • NAC-2201: Healthcare 2
    • Theories of reflection • Models of reflection • Critical incident analysis • Benner’s novice to expert • Carper’s ways of knowing • Reflexivity • Evidence base for the use of reflection as a means of knowledge development. • Sources of knowledge and evidence • Hierarchy of evidence • Evidence informed practice. • Searching and identifying existing knowledge. • Problem solving approaches and decision making • Critical appraisal skills • Qualitative and quantitative methodologies • PDSA cycle • Data collection methods • Research ethics • Rigour, validity and reliability • Data analysis for quantitative and qualitative methods • Accountability, exercising accountability, professional autonomy and authority • Duty and standard of care • Consent and Incapacitated Consent • Advocacy and best interest decision making. • The right to refuse treatment • Patient confidentiality and data protection • Record keeping • Clinical governance and safety and improvement policy • Manual handling • CPR/BLS • Infection control • Breakaway/de-escalation • Objective assessment/measurement of vital signs • Health & Safety
    or
    NAC-2202: Healthcare 2 (B)
    • Theories of reflection • Models of reflection • Critical incident analysis • Benner’s novice to expert • Carper’s ways of knowing • Reflexivity • Evidence base for the use of reflection as a means of knowledge development. • Sources of knowledge and evidence • Hierarchy of evidence • Evidence informed practice. • Searching and identifying existing knowledge. • Problem solving approaches and decision making • Critical appraisal skills • Qualitative and quantitative methodologies • PDSA cycle • Data collection methods • Research ethics • Rigour, validity and reliability • Data analysis for quantitative and qualitative methods • Accountability, exercising accountability, professional autonomy and authority • Duty and standard of care • Consent and Incapacitated Consent • Advocacy and best interest decision making. • The right to refuse treatment • Patient confidentiality and data protection • Record keeping • Clinical governance and safety and improvement policy • Manual handling • CPR/BLS • Infection control • Breakaway/de-escalation • Objective assessment/measurement of vital signs • Health & Safety
  • NLA-2201: Promoting Health or
    NLA-2202: Promoting Health (B)
    The module will include opportunities to learn about children and adults with a learning disability across the lifespan and a range of care contexts. Health needs across the lifespan – epidemiology, biological determinants of health, children, young people, adults, older people, specific needs such as nutrition and oral care, end of life care. Language appropriate practice Developing accessible information Safeguarding Consent Confidentiality Advocacy The nature of learning disabilities – to include genomics, causation, specific syndromes and their implications. Accessing and applying research relevant to the health needs of people with learning disabilities health liaison role The role of the specialist nurse and the wider health care team. The role of the family and other carers in promoting and maintaining health. Teaching & learning: health promotion Considering frameworks for planning care, for example, person centred planning, quality of life and nursing models; Assessing and meeting the needs of clients with mental health problems - causes of common health conditions and the interaction between physical and mental health and illness; Critical reflection Models of clinical supervision Problem solving, evidence based practice, Interprofessional / multi-disciplinary/ multi agency working. Language appropriate practice Key clinical Practice skills – with application to the person with a LD: maintaining a safe environment eating, drinking, nutrition and hydration comfort and sleep moving and positioning continence promotion and bowel and bladder care skin health and wound management infection prevention and control clinical observation, assessment, critical thinking and decision-making Recognising and responding to the needs of all people, inc: Babies Children & young people Pregnant & Post natal women Individuals with mental health problems Individuals with cognitive impairment (such as; dementia etc..) Individuals with physical disabilities Older people individuals with chronic conditions
  • NAC-2203: Human Sciences 2
    Caring for individual needs across the lifespan - individual and group differences - vulnerability and abuse - models of health and disease Psychology of Health Social influences of Health Psycho-social determinants of health Anatomy & Physiology Related patho-physiology across the lifespan Sociological theories
    or
    NAC-2204: Human Sciences 2 (b)
    Caring for individual needs across the lifespan - individual and group differences - vulnerability and abuse - models of health and disease Psychology of Health Social influences of Health Psycho-social determinants of health Anatomy & Physiology Related patho-physiology across the lifespan Sociological theories
  • NLA-2203: Ass & Positive Outcomes
    The module will include opportunities to learn about children and adults with a learning disability across the lifespan and a range of care contexts. Maximising decision making capacity; Capacity to consent Best interest Assessing capacity; Safeguarding across the lifespan Confidentiality Record keeping Meeting the needs of clients who offend; advocacy; nursing in secure environments; evidence based practice and positive behavioural support rights based care Systematic approach Meeting individual needs, Person centred thinking/care/planning Development of communication skills Valuing the person Augmentative communication Undertaking a comprehensive nursing assessment; Assessing and meeting the needs of clients with co-morbid complex needs, such as: sensory impairments autistic spectrum disorder; assessing and meeting needs in a family context; assessing risk; pharmacology and medicines management; ethical and legal issues; Assessing and meeting the needs of clients whose behaviour challenges; Clinical judgment Principles of care planning; utilising research evidence, Using assessment tools; Reasonable adjustments Considering frameworks for planning care, for example, person centred planning, quality of life and nursing models; assessing and meeting the needs of clients with mental health problems - causes of common health conditions and the interaction between physical and mental health and illness; Critical reflection Models of clinical supervision Problem solving, evidence based practice, Interprofessional / multi-disciplinary/ multi agency working. Language appropriate practice Key clinical Practice skills – with application to the person with a LD: maintaining a safe environment eating, drinking, nutrition and hydration comfort and sleep moving and positioning continence promotion and bowel and bladder care skin health and wound management pharmacological knowledge for medicine management and numeracy. infection prevention and control clinical observation, assessment, critical thinking and decision-making
    or
    NLA-2204: Assessment & Pos Outcomes (B)
    The module will include opportunities to learn about children and adults with a learning disability across the lifespan and a range of care contexts. Maximising decision making capacity; Capacity to consent Best interest Assessing capacity; Safeguarding across the lifespan Confidentiality Record keeping Meeting the needs of clients who offend; advocacy; nursing in secure environments; evidence based practice and positive behavioural support rights based care Systematic approach Meeting individual needs, Person centred thinking/care/planning Development of communication skills Valuing the person Augmentative communication Undertaking a comprehensive nursing assessment; Assessing and meeting the needs of clients with co-morbid complex needs, such as: sensory impairments autistic spectrum disorder; assessing and meeting needs in a family context; assessing risk; pharmacology and medicines management; ethical and legal issues; Assessing and meeting the needs of clients whose behaviour challenges; Clinical judgment Principles of care planning; utilising research evidence, Using assessment tools; Reasonable adjustments Considering frameworks for planning care, for example, person centred planning, quality of life and nursing models; assessing and meeting the needs of clients with mental health problems - causes of common health conditions and the interaction between physical and mental health and illness; Critical reflection Models of clinical supervision Problem solving, evidence based practice, Interprofessional / multi-disciplinary/ multi agency working. Language appropriate practice Key clinical Practice skills – with application to the person with a LD: maintaining a safe environment eating, drinking, nutrition and hydration comfort and sleep moving and positioning continence promotion and bowel and bladder care skin health and wound management pharmacological knowledge for medicine management and numeracy. infection prevention and control clinical observation, assessment, critical thinking and decision-making

Year 3 Modules

Compulsory Modules

Semester 1

  • NAC-3201: Preparation for Practice (20)
    • Leadership in healthcare. • Management theory • Change management theory • NICE Guidance • Risk management • Clinical governance • National Quality Improvement Standards • Delegation • Professional standards for registration • Advanced literature searching and extraction. • Critical appraisal skills • Educational/learning theories • Teaching/learning styles • PREP/CPD • Theory/process clinical supervision • Models of supervision
    or
    NAC-3202: Preparation for Practice (20)
    • Leadership in healthcare. • Management theory • Change management theory • NICE Guidance • Risk management • Clinical governance • National Quality Improvement Standards • Delegation • Professional standards for registration • Advanced literature searching and extraction. • Critical appraisal skills • Educational/learning theories • Teaching/learning styles • PREP/CPD • Theory/process clinical supervision • Models of supervision
  • NLA-3201: The LD Nurse in Practice (30)
    The module will include opportunities to learn about children and adults with a learning disability across the lifespan and a range of care contexts. Assessing and meeting needs in a family context; Assessing risk; Roles of the nurse; Critical Practice Reflective Practice Evidence based practice Stigma, labelling, models of anti-discriminatory practice, tokenism, media influences. Self awareness Models of empowerment O’Brien’s five accomplishments Person centred approaches Recognising the additional health needs of people with a learning disability across the lifespan Cognitive ability/capacity alienation Mental illness Challenging behaviour Valuing individuals Autism Exclusion Communication process, and apply this to practice, compassion and dignity Barriers to communication Effects of ineffective communication Augmentative communication Motivation Object referencing Listening APIE, empowerment Confidentiality Valuing the person Individual needs, Consent Informed choice, Rights Person centred approaches Care Planning Holistic approaches Quality Clinical Governance/Data collection (benefits/hazards) Working with carers, families and others. Working with children. Non verbal communication NMC Code of Conduct Clinical effectiveness Clinical supervision Multi-disciplinary working Risk Management Record Keeping & IT Audit: Doing/analysis – application of 1000 lives methodology Pharmacology and medicines management; Ethical and legal issues; Assessing and meeting the needs of clients whose behaviour challenges; Clinical judgment Principles of care planning; utilising research evidence, Considering frameworks for planning care, for example, person centred planning, quality of life and nursing models; assessing and meeting the needs of clients with mental health problems - causes of common health conditions and the interaction between physical and mental health and illness; Language appropriate practice Key clinical Practice skills – with application to the person with a LD: maintaining a safe environment eating, drinking, nutrition and hydration comfort and sleep moving and positioning continence promotion and bowel and bladder care pharmacological knowledge for medicine management and numeracy skin health and wound management infection prevention and control clinical observation, assessment, critical thinking and decision-making clinical observation, assessment, critical thinking and decision-making symptom management, such as anxiety, anger, thirst, pain and breathlessness Recognising and responding to the needs of all people, inc: Babies Children & young people Pregnant & Post natal women Individuals with mental health problems Individuals with cognitive impairment (such as; dementia etc..) Individuals with physical disabilities Older people individuals with chronic conditions
    or
    NLA-3202: The LD Nurse in Practice (B) (30)
    The module will include opportunities to learn about children and adults with a learning disability across the lifespan and a range of care contexts. Assessing and meeting needs in a family context; Assessing risk; Roles of the nurse; Critical Practice Reflective Practice Evidence based practice Stigma, labelling, models of anti-discriminatory practice, tokenism, media influences. Self awareness Models of empowerment O’Brien’s five accomplishments Person centred approaches Recognising the additional health needs of people with a learning disability across the lifespan Cognitive ability/capacity alienation Mental illness Challenging behaviour Valuing individuals Autism Exclusion Communication process, and apply this to practice, compassion and dignity Barriers to communication Effects of ineffective communication Augmentative communication Motivation Object referencing Listening APIE, empowerment Confidentiality Valuing the person Individual needs, Consent Informed choice, Rights Person centred approaches Care Planning Holistic approaches Quality Clinical Governance/Data collection (benefits/hazards) Working with carers, families and others. Working with children. Non verbal communication NMC Code of Conduct Clinical effectiveness Clinical supervision Multi-disciplinary working Risk Management Record Keeping & IT Audit: Doing/analysis – application of 1000 lives methodology Pharmacology and medicines management; Ethical and legal issues; Assessing and meeting the needs of clients whose behaviour challenges; Clinical judgment Principles of care planning; utilising research evidence, Considering frameworks for planning care, for example, person centred planning, quality of life and nursing models; assessing and meeting the needs of clients with mental health problems - causes of common health conditions and the interaction between physical and mental health and illness; Language appropriate practice Key clinical Practice skills – with application to the person with a LD: maintaining a safe environment eating, drinking, nutrition and hydration comfort and sleep moving and positioning continence promotion and bowel and bladder care pharmacological knowledge for medicine management and numeracy skin health and wound management infection prevention and control clinical observation, assessment, critical thinking and decision-making clinical observation, assessment, critical thinking and decision-making symptom management, such as anxiety, anger, thirst, pain and breathlessness Recognising and responding to the needs of all people, inc: Babies Children & young people Pregnant & Post natal women Individuals with mental health problems Individuals with cognitive impairment (such as; dementia etc..) Individuals with physical disabilities Older people individuals with chronic conditions
  • NLA-3203: Developing Professionally (30)
    The module will include opportunities to learn about children and adults with a learning disability across the lifespan and a range of care contexts. Assessing and meeting needs in a family context; Assessing risk; Roles of the nurse; Clinical Governance; Evidence based practice; Clinical effectiveness; Historical evidence; Policy/Guidance/Legislation; NMC; Research evidence; Multi-disciplinary working; Managing people; Evidence based practice / information Research evidence/Data • Reflection - 100 Lives Plus Methodologies Clinical supervision Systematic Approach Person centred approaches Role of the nurse Policy/Guidance/Legislation. Self awareness and assessment Evidence based practice Team working Reflection NMC Policy/Guidance/Legislation PREP/Revalidation • Portfolio Development Preceptorship Critical Practice NHS initiatives C & ICT/NHS IT systems & healthcare technology Self awareness and assessment Case load management Time management Evidence based practice Stress management NMC Code of Conduct Staff development Clinical effectiveness Clinical Governance/Data collection/analysis Multi-disciplinary working Principles of organisational structures, systems and processes Risk Management Managing change Managing people Managing Finance Record Keeping Audit: Doing/analysis Pharmacology and medicines management; ethical and legal issues; Assessing and meeting the needs of clients whose behaviour challenges; Clinical judgment Principles of care planning; utilising research evidence, Considering frameworks for planning care, for example, person centred planning, quality of life and nursing models; Assessing and meeting the needs of clients with mental health problems - causes of common health conditions and the interaction between physical and mental health and illness; Critical reflection Implementing models of clinical supervision Problem solving, evidence based practice, Theories of nursing and theories of nursing practice Interprofessional / multi-disciplinary/ multi agency working. Language appropriate practice Key clinical Practice skills – with application to the person with a LD: maintaining a safe environment eating, drinking, nutrition and hydration comfort and sleep moving and positioning continence promotion and bowel and bladder care skin health and wound management infection prevention and control clinical observation, assessment, critical thinking and decision-making symptom management, such as anxiety, anger, thirst, pain and breathlessness risk management medicines management information management
    or
    NLA-3204: Developing Professionally (B) (30)
    The module will include opportunities to learn about children and adults with a learning disability across the lifespan and a range of care contexts. Assessing and meeting needs in a family context; Assessing risk; Roles of the nurse; Clinical Governance; Evidence based practice; Clinical effectiveness; Historical evidence; Policy/Guidance/Legislation; NMC; Research evidence; Multi-disciplinary working; Managing people; Evidence based practice / information Research evidence/Data • Reflection - 100 Lives Plus Methodologies Clinical supervision Systematic Approach Person centred approaches Role of the nurse Policy/Guidance/Legislation. Self awareness and assessment Evidence based practice Team working Reflection NMC Policy/Guidance/Legislation PREP/Revalidation • Portfolio Development Preceptorship Critical Practice NHS initiatives C & ICT/NHS IT systems & healthcare technology Self awareness and assessment Case load management Time management Evidence based practice Stress management NMC Code of Conduct Staff development Clinical effectiveness Clinical Governance/Data collection/analysis Multi-disciplinary working Principles of organisational structures, systems and processes Risk Management Managing change Managing people Managing Finance Record Keeping Audit: Doing/analysis Pharmacology and medicines management; ethical and legal issues; Assessing and meeting the needs of clients whose behaviour challenges; Clinical judgment Principles of care planning; utilising research evidence, Considering frameworks for planning care, for example, person centred planning, quality of life and nursing models; Assessing and meeting the needs of clients with mental health problems - causes of common health conditions and the interaction between physical and mental health and illness; Critical reflection Implementing models of clinical supervision Problem solving, evidence based practice, Theories of nursing and theories of nursing practice Interprofessional / multi-disciplinary/ multi agency working. Language appropriate practice Key clinical Practice skills – with application to the person with a LD: maintaining a safe environment eating, drinking, nutrition and hydration comfort and sleep moving and positioning continence promotion and bowel and bladder care skin health and wound management infection prevention and control clinical observation, assessment, critical thinking and decision-making symptom management, such as anxiety, anger, thirst, pain and breathlessness risk management medicines management information management
  • NLA-3205: Evaluating Practice (40)
    • Critiquing and reviewing evidence • Writing skills for extended essays • National safety and quality policies/legislation • Legislation relevant to field of study • Risk assessment and management • Audit, PDSA, patient stories • National Service Frameworks • NICE Guidelines • Multi-disciplinary team working Field Specific Issues to relate to module: • Principles of care planning; utilising research evidence, • Considering frameworks for planning care, for example, person centred planning, quality of life and nursing models; • Assessing and meeting the needs of clients with mental health problems - causes of common health conditions and the interaction between physical and mental health and illness; • Critical reflection • Models of clinical supervision • Problem solving, evidence based practice, • Theories of nursing and theories of nursing practice • Interprofessional / multi-disciplinary/ multi agency working. • Language appropriate practice • Key clinical Practice skills – with application to the person with a LD: • maintaining a safe environment • eating, drinking, nutrition and hydration • comfort and sleep • moving and positioning • continence promotion and bowel and bladder care • skin health and wound management • infection prevention and control • clinical observation, assessment, critical thinking and decision-making • symptom management, such as anxiety, anger, • thirst, pain and breathlessness • risk management • medicines management • information management
    or
    NLA-3206: Evaluating Practice (B) (40)
    • Critiquing and reviewing evidence • Writing skills for extended essays • National safety and quality policies/legislation • Legislation relevant to field of study • Risk assessment and management • Audit, PDSA, patient stories • National Service Frameworks • NICE Guidelines • Multi-disciplinary team working Field Specific Issues to relate to module: • Principles of care planning; utilising research evidence, • Considering frameworks for planning care, for example, person centred planning, quality of life and nursing models; • Assessing and meeting the needs of clients with mental health problems - causes of common health conditions and the interaction between physical and mental health and illness; • Critical reflection • Models of clinical supervision • Problem solving, evidence based practice, • Theories of nursing and theories of nursing practice • Interprofessional / multi-disciplinary/ multi agency working. • Language appropriate practice • Key clinical Practice skills – with application to the person with a LD: • maintaining a safe environment • eating, drinking, nutrition and hydration • comfort and sleep • moving and positioning • continence promotion and bowel and bladder care • skin health and wound management • infection prevention and control • clinical observation, assessment, critical thinking and decision-making • symptom management, such as anxiety, anger, • thirst, pain and breathlessness • risk management • medicines management • information management

Semester 2

  • NAC-3201: Preparation for Practice
    • Leadership in healthcare. • Management theory • Change management theory • NICE Guidance • Risk management • Clinical governance • National Quality Improvement Standards • Delegation • Professional standards for registration • Advanced literature searching and extraction. • Critical appraisal skills • Educational/learning theories • Teaching/learning styles • PREP/CPD • Theory/process clinical supervision • Models of supervision
    or
    NAC-3202: Preparation for Practice
    • Leadership in healthcare. • Management theory • Change management theory • NICE Guidance • Risk management • Clinical governance • National Quality Improvement Standards • Delegation • Professional standards for registration • Advanced literature searching and extraction. • Critical appraisal skills • Educational/learning theories • Teaching/learning styles • PREP/CPD • Theory/process clinical supervision • Models of supervision
  • NLA-3201: The LD Nurse in Practice
    The module will include opportunities to learn about children and adults with a learning disability across the lifespan and a range of care contexts. Assessing and meeting needs in a family context; Assessing risk; Roles of the nurse; Critical Practice Reflective Practice Evidence based practice Stigma, labelling, models of anti-discriminatory practice, tokenism, media influences. Self awareness Models of empowerment O’Brien’s five accomplishments Person centred approaches Recognising the additional health needs of people with a learning disability across the lifespan Cognitive ability/capacity alienation Mental illness Challenging behaviour Valuing individuals Autism Exclusion Communication process, and apply this to practice, compassion and dignity Barriers to communication Effects of ineffective communication Augmentative communication Motivation Object referencing Listening APIE, empowerment Confidentiality Valuing the person Individual needs, Consent Informed choice, Rights Person centred approaches Care Planning Holistic approaches Quality Clinical Governance/Data collection (benefits/hazards) Working with carers, families and others. Working with children. Non verbal communication NMC Code of Conduct Clinical effectiveness Clinical supervision Multi-disciplinary working Risk Management Record Keeping & IT Audit: Doing/analysis – application of 1000 lives methodology Pharmacology and medicines management; Ethical and legal issues; Assessing and meeting the needs of clients whose behaviour challenges; Clinical judgment Principles of care planning; utilising research evidence, Considering frameworks for planning care, for example, person centred planning, quality of life and nursing models; assessing and meeting the needs of clients with mental health problems - causes of common health conditions and the interaction between physical and mental health and illness; Language appropriate practice Key clinical Practice skills – with application to the person with a LD: maintaining a safe environment eating, drinking, nutrition and hydration comfort and sleep moving and positioning continence promotion and bowel and bladder care pharmacological knowledge for medicine management and numeracy skin health and wound management infection prevention and control clinical observation, assessment, critical thinking and decision-making clinical observation, assessment, critical thinking and decision-making symptom management, such as anxiety, anger, thirst, pain and breathlessness Recognising and responding to the needs of all people, inc: Babies Children & young people Pregnant & Post natal women Individuals with mental health problems Individuals with cognitive impairment (such as; dementia etc..) Individuals with physical disabilities Older people individuals with chronic conditions
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    NLA-3202: The LD Nurse in Practice (B)
    The module will include opportunities to learn about children and adults with a learning disability across the lifespan and a range of care contexts. Assessing and meeting needs in a family context; Assessing risk; Roles of the nurse; Critical Practice Reflective Practice Evidence based practice Stigma, labelling, models of anti-discriminatory practice, tokenism, media influences. Self awareness Models of empowerment O’Brien’s five accomplishments Person centred approaches Recognising the additional health needs of people with a learning disability across the lifespan Cognitive ability/capacity alienation Mental illness Challenging behaviour Valuing individuals Autism Exclusion Communication process, and apply this to practice, compassion and dignity Barriers to communication Effects of ineffective communication Augmentative communication Motivation Object referencing Listening APIE, empowerment Confidentiality Valuing the person Individual needs, Consent Informed choice, Rights Person centred approaches Care Planning Holistic approaches Quality Clinical Governance/Data collection (benefits/hazards) Working with carers, families and others. Working with children. Non verbal communication NMC Code of Conduct Clinical effectiveness Clinical supervision Multi-disciplinary working Risk Management Record Keeping & IT Audit: Doing/analysis – application of 1000 lives methodology Pharmacology and medicines management; Ethical and legal issues; Assessing and meeting the needs of clients whose behaviour challenges; Clinical judgment Principles of care planning; utilising research evidence, Considering frameworks for planning care, for example, person centred planning, quality of life and nursing models; assessing and meeting the needs of clients with mental health problems - causes of common health conditions and the interaction between physical and mental health and illness; Language appropriate practice Key clinical Practice skills – with application to the person with a LD: maintaining a safe environment eating, drinking, nutrition and hydration comfort and sleep moving and positioning continence promotion and bowel and bladder care pharmacological knowledge for medicine management and numeracy skin health and wound management infection prevention and control clinical observation, assessment, critical thinking and decision-making clinical observation, assessment, critical thinking and decision-making symptom management, such as anxiety, anger, thirst, pain and breathlessness Recognising and responding to the needs of all people, inc: Babies Children & young people Pregnant & Post natal women Individuals with mental health problems Individuals with cognitive impairment (such as; dementia etc..) Individuals with physical disabilities Older people individuals with chronic conditions
  • NLA-3203: Developing Professionally
    The module will include opportunities to learn about children and adults with a learning disability across the lifespan and a range of care contexts. Assessing and meeting needs in a family context; Assessing risk; Roles of the nurse; Clinical Governance; Evidence based practice; Clinical effectiveness; Historical evidence; Policy/Guidance/Legislation; NMC; Research evidence; Multi-disciplinary working; Managing people; Evidence based practice / information Research evidence/Data • Reflection - 100 Lives Plus Methodologies Clinical supervision Systematic Approach Person centred approaches Role of the nurse Policy/Guidance/Legislation. Self awareness and assessment Evidence based practice Team working Reflection NMC Policy/Guidance/Legislation PREP/Revalidation • Portfolio Development Preceptorship Critical Practice NHS initiatives C & ICT/NHS IT systems & healthcare technology Self awareness and assessment Case load management Time management Evidence based practice Stress management NMC Code of Conduct Staff development Clinical effectiveness Clinical Governance/Data collection/analysis Multi-disciplinary working Principles of organisational structures, systems and processes Risk Management Managing change Managing people Managing Finance Record Keeping Audit: Doing/analysis Pharmacology and medicines management; ethical and legal issues; Assessing and meeting the needs of clients whose behaviour challenges; Clinical judgment Principles of care planning; utilising research evidence, Considering frameworks for planning care, for example, person centred planning, quality of life and nursing models; Assessing and meeting the needs of clients with mental health problems - causes of common health conditions and the interaction between physical and mental health and illness; Critical reflection Implementing models of clinical supervision Problem solving, evidence based practice, Theories of nursing and theories of nursing practice Interprofessional / multi-disciplinary/ multi agency working. Language appropriate practice Key clinical Practice skills – with application to the person with a LD: maintaining a safe environment eating, drinking, nutrition and hydration comfort and sleep moving and positioning continence promotion and bowel and bladder care skin health and wound management infection prevention and control clinical observation, assessment, critical thinking and decision-making symptom management, such as anxiety, anger, thirst, pain and breathlessness risk management medicines management information management
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    NLA-3204: Developing Professionally (B)
    The module will include opportunities to learn about children and adults with a learning disability across the lifespan and a range of care contexts. Assessing and meeting needs in a family context; Assessing risk; Roles of the nurse; Clinical Governance; Evidence based practice; Clinical effectiveness; Historical evidence; Policy/Guidance/Legislation; NMC; Research evidence; Multi-disciplinary working; Managing people; Evidence based practice / information Research evidence/Data • Reflection - 100 Lives Plus Methodologies Clinical supervision Systematic Approach Person centred approaches Role of the nurse Policy/Guidance/Legislation. Self awareness and assessment Evidence based practice Team working Reflection NMC Policy/Guidance/Legislation PREP/Revalidation • Portfolio Development Preceptorship Critical Practice NHS initiatives C & ICT/NHS IT systems & healthcare technology Self awareness and assessment Case load management Time management Evidence based practice Stress management NMC Code of Conduct Staff development Clinical effectiveness Clinical Governance/Data collection/analysis Multi-disciplinary working Principles of organisational structures, systems and processes Risk Management Managing change Managing people Managing Finance Record Keeping Audit: Doing/analysis Pharmacology and medicines management; ethical and legal issues; Assessing and meeting the needs of clients whose behaviour challenges; Clinical judgment Principles of care planning; utilising research evidence, Considering frameworks for planning care, for example, person centred planning, quality of life and nursing models; Assessing and meeting the needs of clients with mental health problems - causes of common health conditions and the interaction between physical and mental health and illness; Critical reflection Implementing models of clinical supervision Problem solving, evidence based practice, Theories of nursing and theories of nursing practice Interprofessional / multi-disciplinary/ multi agency working. Language appropriate practice Key clinical Practice skills – with application to the person with a LD: maintaining a safe environment eating, drinking, nutrition and hydration comfort and sleep moving and positioning continence promotion and bowel and bladder care skin health and wound management infection prevention and control clinical observation, assessment, critical thinking and decision-making symptom management, such as anxiety, anger, thirst, pain and breathlessness risk management medicines management information management
  • NLA-3205: Evaluating Practice
    • Critiquing and reviewing evidence • Writing skills for extended essays • National safety and quality policies/legislation • Legislation relevant to field of study • Risk assessment and management • Audit, PDSA, patient stories • National Service Frameworks • NICE Guidelines • Multi-disciplinary team working Field Specific Issues to relate to module: • Principles of care planning; utilising research evidence, • Considering frameworks for planning care, for example, person centred planning, quality of life and nursing models; • Assessing and meeting the needs of clients with mental health problems - causes of common health conditions and the interaction between physical and mental health and illness; • Critical reflection • Models of clinical supervision • Problem solving, evidence based practice, • Theories of nursing and theories of nursing practice • Interprofessional / multi-disciplinary/ multi agency working. • Language appropriate practice • Key clinical Practice skills – with application to the person with a LD: • maintaining a safe environment • eating, drinking, nutrition and hydration • comfort and sleep • moving and positioning • continence promotion and bowel and bladder care • skin health and wound management • infection prevention and control • clinical observation, assessment, critical thinking and decision-making • symptom management, such as anxiety, anger, • thirst, pain and breathlessness • risk management • medicines management • information management
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    NLA-3206: Evaluating Practice (B)
    • Critiquing and reviewing evidence • Writing skills for extended essays • National safety and quality policies/legislation • Legislation relevant to field of study • Risk assessment and management • Audit, PDSA, patient stories • National Service Frameworks • NICE Guidelines • Multi-disciplinary team working Field Specific Issues to relate to module: • Principles of care planning; utilising research evidence, • Considering frameworks for planning care, for example, person centred planning, quality of life and nursing models; • Assessing and meeting the needs of clients with mental health problems - causes of common health conditions and the interaction between physical and mental health and illness; • Critical reflection • Models of clinical supervision • Problem solving, evidence based practice, • Theories of nursing and theories of nursing practice • Interprofessional / multi-disciplinary/ multi agency working. • Language appropriate practice • Key clinical Practice skills – with application to the person with a LD: • maintaining a safe environment • eating, drinking, nutrition and hydration • comfort and sleep • moving and positioning • continence promotion and bowel and bladder care • skin health and wound management • infection prevention and control • clinical observation, assessment, critical thinking and decision-making • symptom management, such as anxiety, anger, • thirst, pain and breathlessness • risk management • medicines management • information management