Module NCA-2203:
CYP with a long term condition

Module Facts

Run by School of Health Sciences

40 Credits or 20 ECTS Credits

Semester 1 & 2

Organiser: Mrs Janet Darkins

Overall aims and purpose

This Year 2 module will equip students with the knowledge and skills to be able to provide support for families in meeting healthcare needs for CYP with conditions which may persist throughout childhood. The module explores the multiple physical, social, emotional and psychological issues faced by CYP and their families with life-limiting, life-threatening, long term conditions and complex needs which may present children’s nurses with major challenges when attempting to provide age appropriate support and family centred care.

Course content

• Management and support of CYP with long term life limiting complex healthcare conditions including Family Centred Care. • Negotiation and decision making with CYP and their families • Transition to adult care - policy and practice. • The conceptual models of disability and their influences on the healthcare of CYP with long-term complex healthcare needs. • Children’s palliative/ respite and bereavement care including chronic sorrow. • Pharmacological knowledge for medicine management and numeracy for CYP nurses. • Care of the child with cancer. • The essential physical needs of the pregnant or post-natal teenager. • An introduction to the care required by children and young people with emotional and /or mental health issues. • Evaluating the research evidence underpinning CYP nursing practice across settings.

Assessment Criteria

threshold

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. 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.

good

Good 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.

excellent

Excellent 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

Learning outcomes

    1. Discuss CYP nursing in different contexts, taking into account culture, diversity and groups
    1. Discuss and apply professional, legal & ethical requirements for CYP nursing practice
    1. Discuss how professional relationships are developed through appropriate communication with CYP , families and multidisciplinary teams
    1. Select and apply appropriate models/frameworks of health and wellbeing in the context of nursing practice.

Assessment Methods

Type Name Description Weight
Assignment and annotated reference list 100

Teaching and Learning Strategy

Hours

Transferable skills

  • Literacy - Proficiency in reading and writing through a variety of media
  • Numeracy - Proficiency in using numbers at appropriate levels of accuracy
  • Computer Literacy - Proficiency in using a varied range of computer software
  • Self-Management - Able to work unsupervised in an efficient, punctual and structured manner. To examine the outcomes of tasks and events, and judge levels of quality and importance
  • Exploring - Able to investigate, research and consider alternatives
  • Information retrieval - Able to access different and multiple sources of information
  • Inter-personal - Able to question, actively listen, examine given answers and interact sensitevely with others
  • Critical analysis & Problem Solving - Able to deconstruct and analyse problems or complex situations. To find solutions to problems through analyses and exploration of all possibilities using appropriate methods, rescources and creativity.
  • Safety-Consciousness - Having an awareness of your immediate environment, and confidence in adhering to health and safety regulations
  • Presentation - Able to clearly present information and explanations to an audience. Through the written or oral mode of communication accurately and concisely.
  • Teamwork - Able to constructively cooperate with others on a common task, and/or be part of a day-to-day working team
  • Mentoring - Able to support, help, guide, inspire and/or coach others
  • Caring - Showing concern for others; caring for children, people with disabilities and/or the elderly
  • Management - Able to utilise, coordinate and control resources (human, physical and/or financial)
  • Argument - Able to put forward, debate and justify an opinion or a course of action, with an individual or in a wider group setting
  • Self-awareness & Reflectivity - Having an awareness of your own strengths, weaknesses, aims and objectives. Able to regularly review, evaluate and reflect upon the performance of yourself and others
  • Leadership - Able to lead and manage, develop action plans and objectives, offer guidance and direction to others, and cope with the related pressures such authority can result in