Full Title:Clinical Placement 1
Language of Instruction:English
Module Code:PLCE N8126
Credits: 5
Valid From:Semester 1 - 2013/14 ( September 2013 )
Module Delivered in 4 programme(s)
Module Description:The aim of the clinical placement in stage 1 is to support the student to observe and participate in providing nursing care, under direct supervision at assisted participant level of competence.
Learning Outcomes:
On successful completion of this module the learner should be able to
  1. Participates safely in the provision of compassionate and holistic care for patients, within a variety of health care settings, under direct supervision.
  2. Demonstrates competence in foundation clinical nursing skills.
  3. Utilises learning opportunities and accepts constructive feedback, to increase knowledge and skills.
  4. Demonstrates the ability to communicate appropriately with patients, visitors and staff that reflects respect, courtesy and acceptance of diversity.
  5. Demonstrates learning from this clinical placement through reflection, using an appropriate reflective model.

Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
No indicative content
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work100.00%

Full Time

Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Marks Out Of Pass Marks Assessment Date Duration
Performance Evaluation Learning outcomes will be assessed by means of evaluation of practice performance, knowledge and skills. Workbook: pass/fail. Students will participate in structured group discussion on reflection 1,2,3,4,5 100.00 0 0 n/a 0
No Project
No Practical
No End of Module Formal Examination
Reassessment Requirement
The assessment of this module is inextricably linked to the delivery. Therefore reassessment on this module will require the student to reattend (i.e. retake) the module in its entirety.

DKIT reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment


Module Workload & Resources

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Practical This supernumery clinical placement is a year long module and is normally delivered over 10 weeks. 35.00 Every Week 35.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 35.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 35.00
This course has no Part Time workload.
Recommended Book Resources
  • An Bord Altranais 2005, Requirements and standard for nurse registration education programmes, 3rd Ed Ed., An Bord Altranais Dublin
  • An Bord Altranais 2000, the code of professional conduct for each nurse and midwife, 2 nd Ed., An Bord Altranais Dublin
  • Dougherty, L. & Lister, S. 2011, The Royal Marsden Hospital Manual of Clinical Nursing Procedures, 8th Ed Ed., Blackwell Oxford [ISBN: 1444361309]
  • Jasper, M. 2013, Beginning Reflective practice, 2nd Ed Ed., Thompson Learning Hampshire [ISBN: 978-1408074879]
This module does not have any article/paper resources
Other Resources

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
DK_NGNUR_8 Bachelor of Science (Honours) in General Nursing 1 Mandatory
nocode13 Bachelor of Science in Health Studies (General Nursing Exit Award) 1 Mandatory
nocode14 Higher Certificate in Science in Health Studies (General Nursing Exit Award) 1 Mandatory
nocode20 Higher Certificate in Science in Health Studies (Intellectual Disability Nursing Exit Award) 1 Mandatory