Module Details

Module Code: NURS N8196
Full Title: Clinical Placement Emergency Nursing
Valid From:: Semester 1 - 2021/22 ( September 2021 )
Language of Instruction:English
Duration: 1 Semester
Credits:: 10
Module Owner::
  • Geraldine O'Connor
  • Madeline Colwell
Departments: Nursing Midwifery & Early Years
Module Description: The aim of Clinical Placement is to provide the student with exposure to clinical placement in emergency nursing so that s/he continues to develop confidence and competence in the practice of nursing
Module Learning Outcome
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
# Module Learning Outcome Description
MLO1 Demonstrate knowledge and appreciation of the virtues of caring, compassion, integrity, honesty, respect and empathy as a basis for upholding the professional values of nursing and identity as a nurse.
MLO2 Critically display knowledge and understanding of the principles of delivering safe and effective nursing care through the adoption of a systematic and problem-solving approach to developing and delivering a person-centred plan of care based on an explicit partnership with the person and his/her primary carer. In partnership with the person, the primary carer and other health professionals.
MLO3 Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the health continuum, life and behavioural sciences and their applied principles that underpin a competent knowledge base for nursing and healthcare practice.
MLO4 Exhibit knowledge, appreciation and development of empathic communication skills and techniques for effective interpersonal relationships with people and other professionals in health care settings.
MLO5 Demonstrate, using management and team competences the ability to work for the persons wellbeing, recovery, independence and safety through recognition of the collaborative partnership between the person, family and multidisciplinary health care team.
MLO6 Exhibit the mastery of professional scholarship through self-directed learning skills, critical questioning/reasoning skills and decision-making skills in nursing as the foundation for lifelong professional education, maintaining competency and career development.
Pre-requisite learning
Module Recommendations
This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is strongly recommended before enrolment in this module. You may enrol in this module if you have not acquired the recommended learning but you will have considerable difficulty in passing (i.e. achieving the learning outcomes of) the module. While the prior learning is expressed as named DkIT module(s) it also allows for learning (in another module or modules) which is equivalent to the learning specified in the named module(s).
No recommendations listed
Module Indicative Content
The indicative syllabus is contained in Emergency Nursing Foundation Programme Competency Workbook.
Module Assessment
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work100.00%
Module Special Regulation


Part Time On Campus

Course Work
Assessment Type Continuous Assessment % of Total Mark 100
Marks Out Of 100 Pass Mark 0
Timing n/a Learning Outcome 1,2,3,4,5,6
Duration in minutes 0
Assessment Description
Assessment of this module is undertaken in the clinical setting by registered nurses/preceptors. The assessment, based on the domains of practice and supported by clinical learning objectives, is on a Pass/Fail basis.
No Project
No Practical
No Final Examination
Reassessment Requirement
A repeat examination
Reassessment of this module will consist of a repeat examination. It is possible that there will also be a requirement to be reassessed in a coursework element.
Reassessment Description
Repeat Practical assessment

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


Module Workload

This module has no Full Time On Campus workload.
Workload: Part Time On Campus
Workload Type Contact Type Workload Description Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload Hours
Practical Contact All students will receive 4 hours per week protected learning time whilst on clinical placement Every Week 4.00 4
Total Weekly Learner Workload 4.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 4.00
Module Resources
Recommended Book Resources
  • Janet H Barker. (2013), Evidence-Based Practice for Nurses, SAGE, [ISBN: -101446252299-139781446252291].
  • (2011), The Royal Marsden Hospital Manual of Clinical Nursing Procedures, Wiley Blackwell, Oxford, [ISBN: -101444335103-139781444335101].
  • (2013), Christopher Johns.
Recommended Article/Paper Resources
  • British Journal of Nursing, British Journal of Nursing.
  • Journal of Emergency Nursing. Journal of Emergency Nursing.
  • Journal of Cllinical Nursing.
  • International Emergency Nursing.
Other Resources