Please note this module descriptor is indicative of the structure of this course and may be subject to change.
This module reflects contemporary political and professional guidance and recommendations and aims to develop qualified nurses both personally and professionally at postgraduate level. Students will engage in professional learning, enabling them to deliver and manage care that is increasingly responsive, person-focussed and effective within their clinical setting
Transformative approaches to learning at level 7 Principles of leading person-centred care applied to practice Integration of Holistic assessment in practice Promoting self- management and shared decision making in healthcare Patient pathways Leading and managing teams in practice Working with and leading integrated teamwork Quality Governance – clinical, corporate and staff Service development/improvement
A student passing this module should be able to: 1. Critically evaluate the importance of continuing professional development 2. Critically review challenges and initiate opportunities in developing genuine person-centred approaches to care in practice. 3. Evaluate and lead concepts of self- management and shared decision making in the care of people. 4. Integrate key elements of holistic assessment in health and social care and establish review of this in your own practice. 5. Critically analyse the three main aspects of quality governance with regard to your own organisation and implications for your role 6. Produce a reflexive discussion of a practice development/change in practice, making reference to the underpinning leadership, team working and management of change literature.
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