In this module you will build upon and consolidate your understanding of what it is to nurse children, as they live through childhood into adulthood. You will also explore the ethical challenges arising from contemporary practice when working with families, including skills of conflict recognition and resolution
Aims and Objectives
Having successfully completed this module you will be able to:
- To identify and critically evaluate the skills values and attitudes required to effectively deliver palliative and end of life care.
- Critically discuss the nature of contemporary challenges and conflicts facing a children’s nurse.
- Critically discuss evidence for nursing practices in children’s palliative and end of life care.
- Demonstrate skills in managing conflict in children’s health services with regard to physical and mental wellbeing of self, colleagues, children and their carers.
- Critically discuss the skills required to effectively to manage care for children and their carers as they move between healthcare settings and services.
Becoming a newly qualified children’s nurse
Working in partnership
Conflict management and resolution
Patient safety human factors
Giving evidence in proceedings
Supporting children and their carers with coping with living life limiting and threatening illness
Process of transitioning between child and adult services
Self-efficacy and self-management for the developing young person, working with carers (parents)
Transplantation and organ and tissue donation
Learning and Teaching
Teaching and learning methods
The module is taught using a variety of learning and teaching approaches which may include:
Interactive Forum Theatre
|Total study time||187.5|
Resources & Reading list
Ethical issues in paediatric organ donation. A position paper by the UK Donation Ethics Committee (UKDEC), June 2015. https://blackboard.soto...ion_position_0615-2.pdf
Forbat L, Barclay S (2018). Reducing Healthcare Conflict. Archives of Disease in Childhood, https://adc.bmj.com/con...schild-2018-315647.info.
Randall DC (2016). Pragmatic Children's Nursing: A theory for children and their childhoods. Abingdon: Routledge.
Thompson M, Hooper C, Laver-Bradbury C & Gale C (2012). Child and Adolescent Mental Health: Theory and Practice. London: Hodder Arnold.
In the assignment you will critically explore the role of the children's nurse and the impact this role on caring for children living childhoods or as they transition to adulthood.
Formative assessment descriptionPresentation (Case study)
Summative assessment description
Referral assessment description
Repeat type: External