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University Of Derby Rolling Programme Mentor Update 2010 PowerPoint Presentation
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University Of Derby Rolling Programme Mentor Update 2010

University Of Derby Rolling Programme Mentor Update 2010

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University Of Derby Rolling Programme Mentor Update 2010

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  1. University Of Derby Rolling Programme Mentor Update 2010

  2. Introduction This update will support you to meet your professional requirements under: • The Code (NMC, 2008) • Standards to Support Learning and Assessment in Practice (NMC, 2008) • Standards of Proficiency for Pre-registration Nursing Education (NMC, 2004)

  3. Purpose of the annual update • Assist you in making confident judgements about student performance in practice • Provide a forum where you can share experiences with colleagues, ask questions and discuss issues of concern • To keep you abreast of current issues in relation to the ADNS programme

  4. Standards to Support Learning and Assessment In Practice (NMC 2008) • Can be viewed online at www.nmc-uk.org • Defines and promotes standards to ensure excellence in practice learning • The standards identify the knowledge and skills required of a mentor to support and assess students effectively

  5. Advanced Diploma in Nursing Studies • 50 students Chesterfield Campus – March and September • 30 students at Kedleston Road – March and September • Three year full time programme (one year Common Foundation, two years Branch) • Upon completion students exit with Advanced Diploma in Nursing Studies, which includes 60 credits at level 6. • 50% theory and 50% practice • Interprofessional learning module during common foundation programme

  6. DERBY UNIVERSITY ADVANCED DIPLOMA IN NURSING STUDIES (ADULT BRANCH) NEW PROGRAMME - September 2009 Intake 1st IPL MODULE 3/52 Formative 3/52 Formative 6/52 Formative 10/52 Summative 2nd HOLIDAY HOLIDAY 7/52 Summative 6/52 Formative 1/52 Formative 6/52 Summative 1/52 Summative 3rd HOLIDAY 6/52 Summative 1/52 Summative 4/52 Elective 12/52 Summative

  7. New Curriculum Common Foundation Programme • Introduced to practice placements after 6 weeks in theory module • 1st placement will be 6 weeks (formative) branch specific • 2nd placement will be 6 weeks (formative) to include non branch exposure • 3rd placement will be for 10 week branch specific placement which will be summatively assessed = 22 weeks in practice

  8. Common Foundation Programme (CFP,1st year) • Formative and summative assessments • Community and acute experience • Pathway opportunities • Non branch opportunities • Final placement – branch specific for 10 weeks • Reflection in theory and practice • 7 weeks holiday

  9. Branch (2nd and 3rd year) • Streams • Rotation • Formative and summative assessments • 4x 7 week placements – (rotation) 3 x in 2nd year and 1x in 3rd year • Elective opportunity – 4 weeks • Transition to registered nurse – 12 weeks = 44 weeks in practice

  10. Streams Group 1 - Medical / Surgical / Rehab / P. Care Group 2 - Surgical / Medical / P.Care / Rehab Group 3 - Rehab / P.Care / Medical / Surgical Group 4 - P.Care / Rehab / Surgical / Medical

  11. Course Requirements • 37.5 hrs per week in practice (new programme) • 40 hours per week in practice (existing programme) • Annual leave planned for 3 years • Students work all shift patterns • 40% time spent with mentor • 12 nights over 3 years (unless under 18 years)

  12. Maintaining qualified mentor status • Successful completion of NMC validated mentor preparation programme • Annual mentorship update (rolling programme) • Triennial review

  13. Support for mentors in practice • Educational lead within the Trust • Ward sisters • Matrons • University Practice Team (link lecturers) • Clinical Placement Learning Team

  14. Sign-off mentors • Support final placement student • Require preparation for role • Clinically current and capable in field of practice in which student is being assessed • Ensure that all components of the assessment documentation are complete • Understand accountability in role of sign off mentor

  15. Essential Skills Clusters (ESCs) • Introduced as a result of concerns over lack of knowledge and skills in fundamental nursing practice (Fitness for Practice, NMC 2005) • The NMC Essential Skills Clusters (ESCs) are intended to be used in support of the achievement of the Nursing Proficiencies • All students will require assessment of essential skills throughout the pre-registration programme

  16. ESCs cover the following as broad headings: • care and compassion, communication (CCC) • organisational aspects of care (OAC) • infection prevention and control (IPC) • nutrition and fluid maintenance (NFM) • medicines management (MM) Under these headings there are 42 essential skills areas identified, which are further sub-divided into CFP and branch skills

  17. Summative assessment in CFP In CFP assessments will be required in: • Height, weight and BMI • Fluid Balance • Dietary Intake • Vital Signs • Aseptic technique and medicine calculations assessed in University

  18. Summative Assessment in Branch In branch programmes assessments in practice will be required for; • Nutritional assessment • Hydration/Dehydration • Medicines administration • Enteral feeding (Not Mental Health Branch) • IV Fluids (Not Learning Disability or Mental Health Branch) • Patient Group Directions will be assessed in University

  19. Summary The nursing Essential Skills Clusters (ESCs) identify skills that: • are under broad headings fundamental to best practice • relate to all nursing fields of practice • reflect patient expectation of new qualifiers in specific areas • complement existing NMC outcomes and proficiencies • require specific testing • must be demonstrated before entry to the branch programme and prior to registration • are subject to ongoing monitoring and review

  20. Quiz time!

  21. Thank you Any questions?