Developing Clinical Practice - Dissertation (Compulsory Module) (NR3002)
The aim of the module is to allow the students to explore a topic of their choice in depth and produce a written dissertation. This will provide the opportunity for students to study an area of clinical practice that can be improved or needs further development. The module builds on the skills and knowledge covered in the other modules undertaken within the programme and provides an opportunity through the compilation of a dissertation for students to increase their skills in the retrieval, review and critical appraisal of a variety of literature and evidence from different sources. It enables the student to consider the implications of literature reviewed, its application and the dissemination of evidence-based practice. The module facilitates the development of leadership in practice and encourages students to engage in decision making skills based on the best available evidence, thus contributing to the delivery of clinically effective care.
The module will be delivered part time over twenty weeks at the School of Nursing and Midwifery Studies. There will be approximately eight contact/study days which will be facilitated by the module team. The student is expected to take responsibility for their individual learning and development.
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Module code - NR3002
Credits - 40