Module code: NURM146

Module provider

School of Health Sciences

Module Leader

CROSS CE Mrs (Health Sci.)

Number of Credits


ECT Credits



FHEQ Level 7

JACs code


Module cap (Maximum number of students)


Module Availability

Year long

Overall student workload

Independent Study Hours: 51

Lecture Hours: 40

Seminar Hours: 8

Assessment pattern

Assessment type Unit of assessment Weighting
Coursework PORTFOLIO Pass/Fail
Coursework ASSIGNMENT 100

Alternative Assessment


Prerequisites / Co-requisites

Registration on the NMC Specialist Practice Primary and Community Care programme.

Learning outcomes

Attributes Developed
Demonstrate knowledge and an in-depth understanding of the social, political and economic factors which influence patient/client care and the impact on health and social care resources.
Deliver high quality client/patient care demonstrating professional judgement within acceptable ethical and legal parameters.
Initiate and contribute to strategies designed to promote and improve health and prevent disease in individuals, groups and communities.
Engage effectively with the relevant agendas and develop appropriate strategies for innovative practice.
Act autonomously within a multi-agency, multi-disciplinary context to deliver safe and effective decision making.

Attributes Developed

C - Cognitive/analytical

K - Subject knowledge

T - Transferable skills

P - Professional/Practical skills

Module content

The content of this module enables the student to develop within their chosen NMC specialist practice pathway::

Long Term Conditions
Medicine Management
Productive Community Services
Corporative Visions and Values
Safeguarding issues
Legal and ethical
Risk management
National Service Frameworks

Methods of Teaching / Learning

Action Learning Sets.

Assessment Strategy

Reading list

Reading list for SPECIALIST PRACTICE PORTFOLIO : http://aspire.surrey.ac.uk/modules/nurm146

Please note that the information detailed within this record is accurate at the time of publishing and may be subject to change. This record contains information for the most up to date version of the programme / module for the 2017/8 academic year.