In this module you will build on your prior learning to gain further knowledge and skills in working in partnership with people. You will continue to develop clinical decision making in relation to the management of long term, multiple and / or complex conditions. Key topics in this module will be integrated care and co-ordinating teams in and across different care environments.
Aims and Objectives
Having successfully completed this module you will be able to:
- Explain how nurses work in partnership with people to empower, support and promote the health and well-being of individuals with a long-term condition.
- Reflect on the lived experience of the person living with long term care needs, and analyse how a nurse may respond.
- Analyse strategies employed by nurses to manage risk and promote a safe and effective health care environment.
- Debate strategies that may be used to coordinate the care of people with long-term care needs across different settings
Content for ALL fields:
Collaborative / shared decision making.
Positive risk taking and living with risk.
Supported self management (including use of digital technologies in promoting self-management and sustaining supportive networks).
Integrated care, multidisciplinary and multiagency team working.
Monitoring and co-ordinating care (including use of technology and data).
Categorical and non-categorical approaches to the care of individuals with a long-term conditions and disabilities.
Health economics and long-term partnership care
Medicines Management: (Auditing and monitoring medicines management; storage; legal and professional issues in medicines management practice; Concordance)
ADULT Field Specific Content:
The following will be explored in more depth in relation to the person with a long-term condition:
The experience of living with a long-term condition.
Co-ordinating care of people with single LTC and multi-comorbidities.
Risk management – living with risk and adapting to changing health.
The use of digital technologies including tele monitoring and home ventilation
Role of family, carers and the importance of supportive networks (incl. assisted based community development).
Managing difficult conversations
Nasogastric tubes and Enteral nutrition
Catheterisation and catheter management
Care after death
De-escalation, safe holding and restraint
Learning and Teaching
Teaching and learning methods
Field/DF specific seminars
|Practical classes and workshops||15|
|Total study time||187.5|
Resources & Reading list
Nicol J (2015). Nursing adults with long term conditions. London: Sage.
Snoddon J (2010). Case Management of Long Term Conditions: Principles and Practice for Nurses. Chichester: Wiley Blackwell.
Carrier J (2016). Managing Long term conditions and chronic illness in primary care: A guide to good practice. Abingdon: Routledge.
Goodman B & Clemow R (2010). Nursing and Collaborative Practice. Exeter: Learning Matters Ltd.
Meerabeau L and Wright K (2011). Long term conditions:nursing care and management. Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell.
Building on the knowledge gained within this module, the summative assessment will further your skills in using the evidence base to consider how a nurse can effectively empower a person living with a long-term condition
This is how we’ll give you feedback as you are learning. It is not a formal test or exam.Individual Presentation
This is how we’ll formally assess what you have learned in this module.
This is how we’ll assess you if you don’t meet the criteria to pass this module.
Repeat type: External