Aims/Description: This final unit of the programme prepares the student for transition to clinical practice as an autonomous and accountable registered nurse. Academic assessment for this unit includes the development and presentation of an academic poster focusing on an aspect of improvement in patient safety or quality of care. Additionally, students will deliver a small group teaching session on the planned implementation of their practice improvement, including a critical discussion of change management theories and leadership styles that can influence successful implementation. This unit also includes practice assessor online learning in preparation for registration. Transition to Professional Nursing Practice: Managing and Organising Care (Unit 4) and Critical Analysis of Professional Practice Part 4D constitute Part 3 of this programme.

Restrictions on availability: This module is only available to students enrolled on NURT112 MMedSci Nursing Studies (Adult). This unit is part of a professional programme for students seeking registration with the NMC. All assessments must be passed to achieve a pass overall.

Staff Contact: POLLARD CAROL L
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars, Tutorials, Problem solving, Independent Study
Assessment: Course work, Classroom testing, Presentation

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

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Western Bank, Sheffield, S10 2TN, UK