Summative Assessment task: Case Study
The assignment will focus on the case study from your own practice, following feedback from your Lecturers and Practice professional’s feedback at the poster display. You will need to identify a patient/ to demonstrate your knowledge of delivering person centred and effective patient/client care (normally this will be the case study you presented on your poster). The following guidance should be observed:
1. Identify a patient or group of patients to be the focus of your case study.
2. You may want to do this in conjunction with your practice supervisor and personal tutor at UWL.
3. When selecting your patient/client you will need to clearly articulate the following;
4. Giving a rationale for your choice:
• Health issue of your patient
• Bio-psychosocial assessment of your patient
• Decision making with your team to ensure care needs of patient and family are met
• Excellent communication skills required to meet needs
• Provide the evidenced based rationale for the clinical decision-making process that supports safe and effective care delivery for this patient
• Discussion of the administration and safe storage of any medication that this patient requires.
5. You will need to provide a reference list.
6. Confidentiality must be maintained and keep names of organisations anonymous.
You will be required to write the Case Study as per the guidelines available on Blackboard. Please ensure you use the front sheet available on Blackboard for submission.
On successful completion of the module students will be able to:
1. Deliver person centred and holistic care planning underpinned by accurate bio-psycho-social assessment and shared decision making to meet the needs of individuals, carers and families across the lifespan and a range of healthcare settings (Nursing Associate Curriculum Framework Domain 3 – Delivering Care).
2. Apply, interpret and modify communication effectively across a range of verbal, non-verbal, written and electronic means to support care delivery across a range of healthcare settings and across the lifespan (Nursing Associate Curriculum Framework Domain 4 – Communication and Interpersonal Skills).
3. Demonstrate an evidenced based rationale for the clinical decision-making process that supports safe and effective care delivery (Nursing Associate Curriculum Framework Domain 8 – Research, Development and Innovation).
4. Apply the knowledge of the impact of disease and illness on the structure and functions of the human body throughout the lifecycle to an individual’s health and well-being (Nursing Associate Curriculum Framework Domain 3 – Delivering Care).
5. Demonstrate an understanding of basic clinical pharmacology that supports the safe handling, administration and storage of drugs, pharmacology vigilance and shared decision making promoting concordance (Nursing Associate Curriculum Framework Domain 3 – Delivering Care).
Word count or equivalent: 3000 words
Assessment criteria: This essay will be assessed based on the five learning outcomes. Assessment will also take into consideration essay structure, grammar and syntax and use of referencing.
Marking scheme: The minimum pass mark is 40% – refer to blackboard for detail of the marking criteria.