MSc Advanced Leadership for Professional Practice (Allied Health Profession)
Year of entry: 2023
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Course unit details:
|Unit level||FHEQ level 7 – master's degree or fourth year of an integrated master's degree|
|Teaching period(s)||Semester 2|
|Offered by||Nursing & Midwifery|
|Available as a free choice unit?||No|
The unit aims to:
Facilitate the student to develop the knowledge, skill and professional values that underpin, safe, evidenced based, contemporary burns rehabilitation for adult and children
Facilitate the students to develop greater understanding of the longer-term impact of a significant burn injury from a physiological, psychological and wider family perspective
Analyse the complex need of those requiring burn rehabilitation within the context of current healthcare provision and evidence-based practice
Analysis current international, national and local policy, and clinical guidelines, protocol for care delivery, evidence-based practice and the influence in the assessment and management of burn rehabilitation programme
Teaching and learning methods
This unit will run over a period of 12 weeks and will include 7 study days.
The following are mandatory as linking of skills and theory is essential to producing competent learners.
Knowledge and understanding
Critically discuss the appropriate neuropathic pain management of the burn-injured adult/child relating to the underpinning pathophysiology.
Critically appraise and synthesise the potential psychosocial impact of burn injuries on the individual adult/child and their significant others.
Critically appraise and evaluate the role of patient/carer education and its application in the immediate and long-term care of a burn-injured adult/child.
Critically appraise and evaluate the roles of the multi-disciplinary team and their contributions to the rehabilitation of the burn-injured adult/child.
Critically evaluate the treatments available for scar prevention and management in light of current burns research.
Provide a rationale for clinical decision-making following critical evaluation of the evidence relating to the care and support required at each stage of the patient care pathway.
Critically appraise current clinical practice and develop suggestions,underpinned by evidence, for how practice can be enhanced.
Critically examine strategies used for the assessment, management and evaluation of burn rehabilitation provision to enhance clinical practice.
Communicate developments in practice to the multidisciplinary team
Transferable skills and personal qualities
Develop information technology skills to support lifelong learning.
Participate in identification of individual learning needs and develop strategies to meet those needs.
Participate in collaborative learning and peer support.
Analyse your role in leading and developing practice in relation to the care of patients with a burn injury
Promote independent learning through critically appraising the evidence that supports practice.
|Written assignment (inc essay)||100%|
|Jacky Edwards||Unit coordinator|