Intro to CYP Nursing (B)
Run by School of Health Sciences
40 Credits or 20 ECTS Credits
Semester 1 & 2
Organiser: Mrs Virginia Bennett
Overall aims and purpose
Within this module you will explore some of the fundamental issues required to become a children and young person’s nurse. This will include child and family centred care, children’s rights, the development of children’s and young people’s nursing, the physiological and psychosocial development of the child and young person. You will develop knowledge and practical skills that prepare you to provide nursing care for children and young people with common medical and surgical nursing needs.
• The importance of taking culture into account when caring for CYP across all settings. • CYP and their families’ response to illness and how these are determined. • The major landmarks and influences in the development of CYP nursing e.g. National and International policy ,catastrophic events involving CYP that have influenced health service reforms for CYP and families. • Theoretical and conceptual models for CYP nursing e.g. Family Centred Care • Historical overview of childhood and children’s rights • Introduction to medicine management and numeracy for CYP nurse • Nursing interventions as an introduction to effective nursing care for CYP and their families. This will include skills based teaching and learning centred on the NMC (2010) five essential skill clusters • An introduction to the care of CYP with common medical and surgical needs. • Understand and recognise the common physical and mental health problems of adults and older people • Normal biopsychosocial development of the CYP and the importance of this as a baseline for accurate assessment of the CYP‘s health status • Assess, plan, implement and evaluate appropriate interventions to meet the health needs of the CYP and their family. • Introduction to importance of play to the hospitalised child
thresholdUnderstanding of the facts and principles specific to the topics covered in this module, with an ability to apply what is learnt in healthcare practice. Students will be required to achieve a minimum of D- grade in the assignment to in order to pass the theory component of the module
goodGood understanding of the facts and principles specific to the topics covered in this module, with an ability to apply what is learnt in healthcare practice. This equates to a minimum mark of Grade C- in the Grading Criteria.
excellentExcellent understanding of the facts and principles specific to the topics covered in this module, with an ability to apply what is learnt in healthcare practice. This equates to a minimum mark of Grade A- in the Grading Criteria
- Demonstrate the application of knowledge and skills required for safe, compassionate & effective CYP nursing practice
- Explore nursing in different contexts, taking into account culture, diversity, groups and the individual developing child
- Describe professional, legal & ethical requirements for nursing Children and young people (CYP).
- Demonstrate an understanding of how professional relationships are built through appropriate communication, respect & dignity
- Demonstrate an understanding of models of health, wellbeing, disability in the context of CYP nursing practice
- Demonstrate the numerical skills and ability to perform drug calculations for safe administration of medicines
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