Specialist Community Public Health Nursing in the Context of Health Visiting
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DescriptionWhy study with us? The aim of this module is to facilitate the development of critical, reflective practitioners within contemporary health visiting practice. Students will develop the common core of skills and knowledge for the Children's Workforce (DfES 2004) and use and enhance these to develop therapeutic relationships and work effectively, within a multi agency context. Resources and facilities We are amongst the UK’s leading health and social care faculties and are proud of the high level of support we are able to offer to our students. We provide a wide range of high-quality courses supported by expert academic and clinical practice staff. If you join us you will enjoy great facilitie…
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At the end of the module you will be able to:
1. Demonstrate detailed knowledge and understanding of current health and social policy and critically evaluate its influence on health visiting practice.
2. Select and justify the use of a variety of assessment methods to holistically assess the health of individuals, families and communities, in order to critically apply appropriate evidence based interventions.
3. Critically appraise and apply principles of leadership and collaboration, to facilitate effective practice and partnership working with service users / carers, health professionals and other agencies.
4. Critically examine legal, ethical and professional issues, including the early identification and management of vulnerability and risk, including cases of actual or potential abuse or violence.
5. Examine the nature and development of therapeutic relationships, reflecting an awareness of equality and diversity within the population and demonstrating an ability to critically reflect on use of self. Entry requirements See course specific entry requirements listed below.
More about levels and creditCredit and UCAS requirements Credit: 40 credits Selection criteria CRB /Occupational Health checks and a placement to be provided by the seconding / employing Trust or organisation. Independent students must undergo University procedures. This module incorporates the National Occupational Standards for Work with Parents. Additional contact information For further information please contact us by using the contact us link in the blue box above. UCAS Link
Visit UCASModules NMLB6014 Specialist Community Public Health Nursing in the Context of Health Visiting (40 credits at level 6) Course summary Indicative Module Content
Public health policy and practice; assessment of health needs; needs of child, adult and communities; parenting within a range of delivery; therapeutic communication; lifestyle factors and their influence on health; vulnerability and risk for child, adult and family; child protection procedures and policy; health protection and health promotion programmes, health screening principles; collaborative working in partnership with multi agency/disciplinary and voluntary services; community involvement and participation; leadership and caseload management.