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NPAD2029 Co-ordinating Long Term Care in Partnership (Adult Field)

Module Overview

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

Module Aims

To develop your ability to work in partnership with people experiencing long term care needs

Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes

Having successfully completed this module you will be able to:

  • Reflect on the lived experience of the person living with long term care needs, and analyse how a nurse may respond.
  • Debate strategies that may be used to coordinate the care of people with long-term care needs across different settings
  • 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.
  • Analyse strategies employed by nurses to manage risk and promote a safe and effective health care environment.

Syllabus

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). Technological dependency. 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). Discharge planning Skills: Managing difficult conversations Nasogastric tubes and Enteral nutrition Catheterisation and catheter management Care after death Syringe Drivers De-escalation, safe holding and restraint

Learning and Teaching

Teaching and learning methods

Lectures Field/DF specific seminars Skills sessions Online/blended learning

TypeHours
Practical classes and workshops15
Seminar6
Clinical Practice34
Teaching30
Independent Study102.5
Total study time187.5

Resources & Reading list

Goodman B & Clemow R (2010). Nursing and Collaborative Practice. 

Snoddon J (2010). Case Management of Long Term Conditions: Principles and Practice for Nurses. 

Meerabeau L and Wright K (2011). Long term conditions:nursing care and management. 

Nicol J (2015). Nursing adults with long term conditions. 

Carrier J (2016). Managing Long term conditions and chronic illness in primary care: A guide to good practice. 

Assessment

Assessment Strategy

This assessment package will develop the skills in interviewing the person to identify a specific care need building on some of the skills you have developed in Global Health and Organising Person Centred Care modules. The summative assessment will build on your skills in using the evidence base to consider how an identified care need can be met exploring risk, safety and quality of care.

Formative

Individual Presentation

Summative

MethodPercentage contribution
Essay 100%

Repeat Information

Repeat type: External

Costs

Costs associated with this module

Students are responsible for meeting the cost of essential textbooks, and of producing such essays, assignments, laboratory reports and dissertations as are required to fulfil the academic requirements for each programme of study.

In addition to this, students registered for this module typically also have to pay for:

Other

There are no additional costs associated with this module

Please also ensure you read the section on additional costs in the University’s Fees, Charges and Expenses Regulations in the University Calendar available at www.calendar.soton.ac.uk.

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