Nursing Practice Year 2-S1
Nursing Practice 2 2023-24
School Of Medical And Health Sciences
Module - Semester 2
The outcome statements from Future Nurse Standards (2018), together with annexes A and B will be used to structure the course content. Content may include but is not limited to: Intelligent kindness, person-centred care, collaborative working (with patient and Multidisciplinary team -MDT), beginning to explore role in supporting the learning of others, apply evidence to the principles of person centred care, developing and extending personal sphere of influence as a leader The principles of safe and effective administration and optimisation of medicines in accordance with local and national policies and demonstrate proficiency and accuracy when calculating dosages of prescribed medicines (Standard 4.13) Pharmacology and recognition of the effects of medicines, allergies, drug sensitivities, side effects, contraindications, incompatibilities, adverse reactions, prescribing errors and the impact of polypharmacy and over the counter medication usage (Standard 4.14) Patient care/Fundamentals of care: Initiation of person-centred assessment and care planning, patient moving and handling, nutrition, recording and interpretation of clinical observations, recognising and escalating signs and symptoms as appropriate (psychological and physical), assess and instigate treatment related to tissue viability under supervision. Person-centred assessment of respiratory care, continence assessment and management, catheterisation, Digital Rectal Examination (DRE) and manual evacuation, stoma management. Rehearse and practice (under supervision) venepuncture and cannulation, Nasogastric (NG) percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) insertion and management, Blood glucose measurement (BMs), chest auscultation. Achievement level specific to field, specific content including but not limited to: Patient care Patient handling, person-centred planning, symptom management, venepuncture and cannulation, NG/PEG insertion and management, BMs, chest auscultation Communication and assessment Harm prevention and risk management Mandatory Basic Life Support, blood transfusion, Electrocardiogram (ECG), complex wound management, Intravenous management Accurate and contemporaneous nursing documentation, record keeping (Principles of administration, to meet EU Directive for general nurses). Nursing in relation to: general and specialist medicine and surgery, child care and paediatrics, maternity care, mental health and psychiatry, care of the old and geriatrics, home nursing (to meet NMC EU Directive for general nurses).
- Application of relevant interpersonal and therapeutic skills required to demonstrate effective, evidence-based, patient-centred care and achieve all proficiencies within the Once for Wales 2020 Clinical Placement Assessment Document and Ongoing Record of Achievement.
- To begin to display required theoretical and clinical knowledge and psycho-motor skills in the performance of nursing assessments, interventions and evaluation; act as a role model for others.
- To engage in teaching patients and others with minimal guidance.
- To meet the level of proficiency in relation to medicines management in the student’s chosen field of practice within the limits of the role of the student.