Key Facts

Module Title: NUR-30201: Enhancing Practice within Gastroenterology Care
Contact Details:Contact School of Nursing and Midwifery - 01782 679559
Contact email:nursing.cpd@keele.ac.uk
Faculty: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
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The development of this module aligns with the increased demand upon nurses and AHPs working within specialist areas of clinical care. This module adds to the provision of practice-focused post registration education delivered in the School of Nursing and Midwifery. It builds on the School’s success of contemporary, dynamic standalone clinically-focused modules. As a foundation module in developing gastroenterology knowledge it seeks to build upon generic professional experience within the workplace to enhance specific, focused and specialist care delivery.

This module is designed to meet the need of those working with adults with gastroenterology conditions as part of their daily caseload.

This module will inform best practice in care delivery and management of adults presenting with a range of gastroenterology disorders making use of the enhanced skills of reflection and analysis.

The face-to-face component of the module will provide opportunities for professional dialogue to facilitate appraisal of current clinical practice in this specialised area.

To inform best practice in care delivery and management of adults presenting with a range of gastroenterology disorders, making use of the enhanced skills of reflection and analysis. The face-to-face component of the module will provide opportunities for professional dialogue to facilitate appraisal of current clinical practice in this specialised area.

  • Explore the aetiology, epidemiology and nature of a range of gastroenterology disorders.
  • Examine current research and best available evidence which supports knowledge acquisition, care and management of adults with a range of gastroenterology disorders.
  • Explore the key principles of multidisciplinary team working within gastroenterology services.

Candidates must normally hold current first level Professional registration with a relevant regulatory body e.g. Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC); Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and work with adults with gastroenterology conditions as part of their caseload.

  • Applied anatomy and physiology
  • Basis of gastroenterological disorders
  • Therapeutic interventions and principles of management of gastroenterological disorders
  • Utilising evidence to support care management
  • Multidisciplinary practice and team working
  • Related health and social care policy
  • End of life care

Case Study—A critique of selected aspects of clinical management of an adult with a gastroenterological disorder.

Course Duration: 4 full days

Attendance: 4 full days