Pre-requisites: Normally must be qualified with a relevant first degree in nursing 2:2 or above from an approved HEI (or demonstrate the ability to study at post graduate level

Aims/Description: This unit will give students the opportunity to examine contemporary issues relevant to their developing advanced practice role during the first year of the programme. Completion of this unit will enable students theopportunity to develop mastery in theirrole within the four pillars of advanced practice. Some of the lectures, for example, professional issues, breaking bad news, professional resilience in clinical practice which are relevant to both paediatric and neonatal advanced practice students will be delivered to both groups together. This shared learning will give practitioners an opportunity to reflect on relevant professional issues commensurate with the advanced practice role.

Staff Contact: Lisa Bell
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars, Tutorials, Clinical work, Independent Study
Assessment: Course work

Information on the department responsible for this unit (Nursing and Midwifery):

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