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NPMH2032 Co-ordinating Long Term Care In Partnership (Mental Health 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 skills 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

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.


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 Medicines Management: (Auditing and monitoring medicines management; storage; legal and professional issues in medicines management practice; Concordance) Content for MENTAL HEALTH field: The person with dementia (i.e. Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia - BPSD) The person with bi-polar disorder Functional mental health disorders in old age Physical health care of people with mental health problems Medicines management Working with families and carers Promoting mental health wellbeing Cognitive behavioural (CBT) competence framework for depression and anxiety Self-management strategies (i.e. Wellness Recovery Action Planning - WRAP) SKILLS to include: 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

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

Resources & Reading list

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

Norman I & Ryrie I (2018). The Art and Science of Mental Health Nursing. 


Assessment Strategy

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


Individual Presentation


MethodPercentage contribution
Essay  (2500 words) 100%


MethodPercentage contribution
Essay  (2500 words) 100%

Repeat Information

Repeat type: External

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