Professional Practice in Adult Nursing
Write a paper on the topic: Preparation for Professional Practice in Adult NursingThe work is divided in to 3 sections as listed below. All totals to 5000 words.
Part A: Patient Centred Study (2500 words)
This part of the assessment focuses on two domains of the Nursing and Midwifery Council, Communication and Interpersonal Skills, and Nursing Practice and Decision Making (NMC 2010).
This assignment seeks to assess the student’s ability to integrate theory and practice. The student is required to identify an adult patient they have cared for and to write an evidence based patient centred study which critically analyses one significant aspect of that patient’s care. Students are advised that marks for presentation, logical progression, evidence of wide and appropriate reading and correct referencing style will be incorporated into the overall mark awarded.
Introduction to the patient centered
Introduce the perspectives of each domain that you will be using and briefly outline what is to be included in the patient centered study by identifying the individual stages of the assignment.
Introduction to the patient and the context of care
Provide a brief social, family and nursing history of the patient and introduce the setting in which care was delivered.
Main Body of the study
Identify one significant aspect of an adult’s care and, with a clear focus on the NMC (2010) domains of Communication and Interpersonal Skills and Nursing Practice and Decision Making, provide a critical analysis of this aspect of the adult’s care and the challenges it presented. Discussions must be supported by relevant and current evidence.
Summarize and review the major issues which have emerged for yourself and adult nursing
Part B: Professional Development Plan Analysis (1250 words)
This part of the assessment focuses on Leadership. Management and Team working domain (NMC 2010) with a specific focus on competences 3, 5 and 6.
The student is required to select and introduced one of the short term SMART goals developed as part of the Role Transition module to analyse their professional development as an adult nurse with a specific focus on their progress towards achieving this goal. This part of the assessment may be written in the first person. Discussions must be supported by relevant and current evidence.
The analysis should be presented in three stages
Briefly identify the chosen SMART goal, setting it within the context of the Leadership, Management and Team Working domain (NMC 2010) and the role of an adult nurse
Provide a critical discussion of the student’s personal and professional development in relation to the chosen SMART goal with a specific focus on competences 3, 5, and, 6 in the domain of Leadership. Management and Team working NMC (2010)
Provide a summary of the major issues that have emerged with specific reference to the student’s progress towards achieving the SMART goal.
Part C: Progress Report (1250 words)
This part of the assessment focuses on the Professional Values domain (NMC 2010
You are required to write a progress report which critically evaluates your personal and professional development, since starting the nursing programme, in relation to the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC 2010) domain Professional Values. This report must be written in the first person and should be presented in five sections: