Full Title:Clinical Placement 3 - Participant
Language of Instruction:English
Module Code:PLCE N8133
Credits: 30
Valid From:Semester 1 - 2013/14 ( September 2013 )
Module Delivered in 2 programme(s)
Module Description:This stage three, year long module will facilitate the student under supervision, to expand their clinical skills, knowledge and attitudes as a nurse in intellectual disabilities at the level of participant.
Learning Outcomes:
On successful completion of this module the learner should be able to
  1. Effectively practice nursing care (under supervision) encompassing professional standards of clinical practice and professional conduct.
  2. Demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively with service users, families, preceptors and other members of the multi-disciplinary team using verbal and nonverbal communication including documentation skills.
  3. Apply the knowledge, skills and attitudes required to organise, prioritise and co-ordinate individualised nursing care appropriate to stage three participant of the programme.
  4. Provide a rationale for clinical practice including evidence based practice and individualised care delivery.
  5. Through reflection, begin to evaluate their own ability and limitations, working under supervision of preceptors to continuously improve their clinical practice.

Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
19 weeks of allocated clinical placement.
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 The student will normally undertake 19 weeks of supernumerary clinical placement during stage three of the programme. The placement is assessed by clinical preceptors using the clinical assessment document and is based on a pass/fail basis. Credits will be awarded only when the student has completed a minimum of 90% of placement and submitted a completed clinical assessment document. 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.
Reassessment Description
Performance Evaluation

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 supernumerary clinical placement is a year long module and is normally delivered over 19 weeks. 31.00 Every Week 31.00
Lecturer Supervised Learning Protected time for reflection 4.00 Every Week 4.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 35.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 35.00
This course has no Part Time workload.
This module does not have any book resources
Recommended Article/Paper Resources
  • Relevant national and local policies.
Other Resources

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
DK_NINDS_8 Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Intellectual Disability Nursing 5 Mandatory
nocode19 Bachelor of Science in Health Studies (Intellectual Disability Nursing Exit Award) 5 Mandatory