Undergraduate Module Catalogue
HECS3298 Nursing Leadership and Role Transition
Module manager: Helen Convey
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Pre-requisite qualificationsNormally 120 credits at level 2
This module is not approved as an Elective
Module summaryYou will practice in accordance with the recognised professional, ethical and legal frameworks that guide nursing practice and recognise own limitations. You will critically analyse and evaluate personal strengths and weaknesses that need addressing in terms of role transition. You will demonstrate effective leadership skills in managing self and others to ensure the continuity and coordination of care. You will critically reflect on the dominant culture within an organisation and/or team and articulate the impact this could have on the quality and safety of patient care.
ObjectivesIn this final module students will synthesise the knowledge and skills that they have accrued throughout the programme enabling them to join the professional register.
Students will demonstrate their skills of self-reflection, effective leadership, supervision and performance development to deliver high quality patient care.
Students will utilise coaching and supervision skills to promote life-long learning.
Within this module students will also complete their final assessed placement.
On completion of the module students will be able to:
1. Practise in accordance with the recognised professional, ethical and legal frameworks that guide nursing practice and identify the support they need to transition to the role of registered nurse.
2. Critically analyse and evaluate personal strengths and weaknesses that need addressing in terms of role transition.
3. Demonstrate effective leadership skills in managing self and others to ensure the continuity and coordination of care.
4. Critically reflect on the dominant culture within an organisation and/or team and articulate the impact this could have on the quality and safety of patient care.
Please see skills mapping.
This integrated module combines 4 strands central to nursing practice: professional practice; applied practice; the biopsychosocial-spiritual model of health and wellbeing; and evidence-based practice. There is a focus on leadership, the student will continue to develop their skills in dealing with complexity in practice.
- NMC The Code in relation to role transition
- Cost implications of providing safe and efficient care including an understanding of developing a basic business case
- Recognise the risks to patient safety and staff well-being (including staff numbers and skill mix)
- Major incident plans
- Coaching and the development of others and preparation to be a practice supervisor (including performance management)
- Continuing professional development and meeting professional registration requirements
- Reflection in and on practice
- Interpersonal and communication skills (including conflict resolution and team dynamics)
- Group and organisational dynamics and culture (including team working and decision-making)
- Continuity and coordination of care for individuals and groups
- Mechanisms that can be used to influence change and demonstrating understanding of political awareness
- Numeracy skills
- Clinical skills related to the field of nursing
Biopsychosocial-spiritual Model of Health and Wellbeing:
- Biological - consolidation of knowledge and skills to provide appropriate nursing care
- Psychological - Emotional intelligence and dealing with conflict and poor performance. Compassion fatigue, burnout, PTSD in staff.
- Social - team culture and role transition
- Spiritual - personal constructs and personal growth.
Evidence Based practice:
- Leadership/management continuum including relevant theories
- Evidence base underpinning performance-management and change-management
- Evidence base underpinning clinical supervision
Private studyStudents are expected to undertake directed reading in preparation for taught sessions and to use their practice placement to recognise and explore their learning needs in order to identify what support they will require to enable their transition to the role of registered nurse during their final placement and during their preceptorship period.
Opportunities for Formative FeedbackStudent progress is monitored according to attendance at timetabled teaching, by participation in tutorials and by individual supervisors during the period of group and individual supervision.
While on placement, the student will be assigned practice supervisors, a practice assessor and an academic assessor in accordance with the partnership agreement. Feedback will be provided throughout the placement.
Students can prepare for the numeracy exam independently and will have at least one mock exam set prior to the summative assessment.
Reading listThe reading list is available from the Library website
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