BSc Nursing Practice (CPD) / Course details
Year of entry: 2024
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Course unit details:
Burns Rehabilitation L6
|Unit level||Cont Education/Prof Developmen|
|Teaching period(s)||Semester 2|
|Available as a free choice unit?||No|
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
Discuss appropriate neuropathic pain management of the burn-injured adult/child with reference to the underpinning neurophysiology.
Critically analyse the potential psychosocial impact of burn injuries on the individual adult/child and their significant others.
Critically analyse the role of patient/carer education and its application in the immediate and long-term care of a burn-injured adult/child.
Critically analyse the roles of the multi-disciplinary team and their contributions to the rehabilitation of the burn-injured adult/child.
Critically analyse the treatments available for scar prevention and management including analysing current research available.
Provide a rationale for clinical decision-making following critical analysis of the evidence relating to the care and support required at each stage of the patient care pathway.
Critically analyse current clinical practice and develop suggestions, underpinned by evidence, for how practice can be enhanced.
Critically analyse 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%|
|Scheduled activity hours|
|Independent study hours|
|Donna Souter||Unit coordinator|