This module is the final placement module that you will undertake. During your time in placement you will be supported to apply the knowledge and understanding that you have developed throughout your programme as you transition into your role as a Registered Nurse.
Aims and Objectives
Having successfully completed this module you will be able to:
- Completion of Practice Assessment Document for Part 3 of the programme. This must include achieving all of the communication /relationship management skills and nursing procedures contained within the skills passport.
- Demonstrate achievement of the medicines management competencies outlined in part 3 of the Practice Assessment Document.
- Demonstrate appropriate professional conduct and values throughout the placement.
- Practise independently, leading and coordinating care with confidence to demonstrate achievement of the proficiencies associated with part 3 of the programme.
- Demonstrate that you have the knowledge, skills and attitudes required to demonstrate competence in an Episode of Care related to your field of nursing (detailed in the Practice Assessment Document).
The specific learning opportunities available within this placement will be determined by the field of nursing being studied and the nature of the practice setting. Student placement lines are designed to provide a breath of learning opportunities across the programme. There may be opportunities to care for individuals from other fields during this placement, the Placement Profile for the area that you are allocated to will indicate where this is possible.
This module includes content about:
Transition theory and managing the reality
Self-awareness, coping and resilience
Managing self and others' performance
Reporting concerns and safeguarding responsibiities as a registrant
Risk assessment; risk management
Development of personal objectives for first RN post
Preceptorship for the RN
Accountability and regulation
CPD and revalidation for registrants
Making safeguarding referrals in a multidisciplinary context
Final year simulation/co-ordinating a group of patients' care
Learning and Teaching
Teaching and learning methods
During your practice experience you will learn by working alongside staff from the full multidisciplinary team. You will be supervised by registered nurses and other healthcare professionals before you are assessed by a named Practice Assessor. You will be expected to fully participate in direct care at a level appropriate to your stage of the programme and level of experience.
During your practice experience you will be expected to reflect on what you have learnt and undertake independent learning to enhance your knowledge base and clinical practice. This may form the basis of a discussion of practice experiences/ specific case scenarios with academic staff, peers and/or your Personal Academic Tutor.
Opportunities exist in each practice experience for you to arrange additional practice learning experiences to meet your learning needs.
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Resources & Reading list
Taylor, R & Webster-Henderson, B (2017). The essentials of nursing leadership. Sage.
Elcock K. & Sharples, K (2011). Preceptorship for Newly Registered Nurses. Sage.
McAllister, M & Lowe, J (2011). The Resilient Nurse: Empowering your practice. Springer.
Gopee, N. (2018). Supervision and Mentoring in Healthcare. Sage.
Peate, I (2016). The essential guide to becoming a staff nurse. Wiley-Blackwell.
Montgomery, J (2018). Health Care Law. Oxford University Press.
Taylor, L (Ed) (2016). How to develop your healthcare career. Wiley-Blackwell.
Gopee, N & Galloway J (2013). Leadership and Management in Health care. Sage.
Griffith, R & Tengnah C (2017). Law and professional issues in Nursing. Learning Matters.
Bottomley, J & Pryjmachuk, S (2018). Critical Thinking skills for your nursing degree. Critical Publishing.
Burton, R. & Ormrod, G. (2011). Nursing: Transition to Professional Practice (Prepare to Practice). Oxford University Press.
Darvill, A., Stephens, M. & Leigh, J. (2018). Transition to Nursing Practice: from student to registered nurse. Sage.
Temple, J. (2012). Becoming a registered nurse: making the transition to Practice. Learning Matters.
Smoker, A. (2016). Launching your career in Nursing and Midwifery. Palgrave Macmillan.
Completion of Practice Assessment Document
To pass this module you must also pass a drugs calculations exam with a pass mark of 90%
To pass this module you must have completed ALL of the practice hours required for your programme If you will not achieve this in the planned placement time then you should:
- Use an extension request form to request a deferred assessment date.
- Contact your programme lead or deputy programme lead who will advise on how you may make up these practice hours
This is how we’ll formally assess what you have learned in this module.
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This is how we’ll assess you if you don’t meet the criteria to pass this module.