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:
- Demonstrate and justify the skills and approaches used in managing conflict in children’s health services with regard to physical and mental wellbeing of self, colleagues, children and their carers.
- Critically evaluate the nature of contemporary challenges and conflicts facing a children’s nurse.
- To critically evaluate and justify the skills values and attitudes required to effectively deliver palliative and end of life care.
- Demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of, and critically analyse the skills required to effectively manage care for children and their carers as they move between healthcare settings and services.
- Critically appraise and synthesise the evidence for nursing practices in children’s palliative and end of life care.
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
A position paper by the UK Donation Ethics Committee (UKDEC). An introductory paper exploring the contemporary ethical considerations regarding organ donation https://blackboard.soto...ion_position_0615-2.pdf
Forbat L and 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 of this role on caring for children living childhoods or as they transition to adulthood.
This is how we’ll give you feedback as you are learning. It is not a formal test or exam.Presentation (Case study)
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