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On completion you will be able to:
Demonstrate competency in the six domains outlined in the Clinical Competency Assessment Tool (CCAT).
Demonstrate evidence of leadership, quality, and patient safety in your clinical practice
Demonstrate how professional competency will be demonstrated on an ongoing basis.
Demonstrate awareness of the importance of professionalism, and individual and collective responsibility for the delivery of high-quality and safe patient care.
The concepts of leadership, quality and patient safety; strategies for teamwork and effective communication
Disease and treatment related complications
Nursing assessment and management
Physical and psychosocial support
Patient centred care
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Specified Learning Activities||
|Autonomous Student Learning||
Completion of level 8 (UCD 3) modules or equivalent (Consideration of application for prior experiential learning (RPEL) if no degree)
•Registration with NMBI as a Registered General Nurse (RGN)
•Minimum of one year’s experience in breast care nursing
• Must work a minimum of 75 hours per month in a cancer unit or related cancer setting (caring for patients with breast cancer) prior to commencing, and for the duration of the programme.
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Continuous Assessment: Clinical Assessment (Clinical Competency Assessment Tool (CCAT), Clinical Learning Outcomes (CLO), Reflective Diary, Group discussion and reflection)||Varies over the Trimester||n/a||Not yet recorded||No||
|Remediation Type||Remediation Timing|
|Repeat (CFP)||Within Three Semesters|
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
• Group/class feedback, post-assessment
• Online automated feedback
Feedforward and feedback provide you with information regarding the type, breadth and depth of detail that is required to meet the learning outcomes of the module. Feedforward and feedback provide you with information on areas such as knowledge, understanding, application, analysis, synthesis, evaluation, and academic writing.