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.
This module contains a defined strand of 60 hours learning which will advance your knowledge of recovery focused mental health nursing
Aims and Objectives
Having successfully completed this module you will be able to:
- Explore the role of the nurse in working in partnership with people to empower, support and promote the health and well-being of individuals with a long-term condition.
- Critically examine the interpersonal, clinical reasoning, diagnostic and decision-making skills required for the assessment, planning and delivery of care for a person with complex mental health care needs.
- Reflect on the lived experience of the person living with long term care needs, and critically analyse how a nurse may respond.
- Articulate and analyse strategies employed by nurses to manage risk and promote a safe and effective health care environment.
- Analyse and evaluate strategies that may be used to coordinate the care of people with long-term care needs across different settings
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).
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)
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
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)
Recovery focussed mental health nursing
The person who experiences trauma
The person with co-existing mental illness and substance misuse problems (dual diagnosis)
Early intervention in psychosis
Motivational interviewing approaches
Nurse's role in the administration of ECT
Forensic mental health care
Power issues in professional-service user relationship
Responding to diversity (i.e. gender, older people, interpreter requirements, learning disability)
Caring for yourself
De-escalation, safe holding and restraint
Managing difficult conversations
Care after death
Nasogastric tubes and enteral nutrition
Catheterisation and catheter management
Learning and Teaching
Teaching and learning methods
Guided independent study
|Practical classes and workshops||21|
|Preparation for scheduled sessions||60|
|Completion of assessment task||37.5|
|Total study time||253|
Resources & Reading list
Norman I & Ryrie I (2018). The Art and Science of Mental Health Nursing. Maidenhead: Open University Press.
Goodman B & Clemow R (2010). Nursing and Collaborative Practice. Exeter: Learning Matters.
Written assignment (100%)
This is how we’ll give you feedback as you are learning. It is not a formal test or exam.Individual Presentation
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