Module 1 Assignment

Word limits given are approximates

Idea: Professional and personal values applied to patient nutrition
Introduction (Words @200- 250) In the introduction explain what topic you are going discuss, in this instance it is nutrition. Mention the importance of legislation to the nursing profession and why you will be discussing different aspects of legislation in this work, such as the NMC Code of Conduct, Francis Report and the NHS Constitution for example and the 6 C’S.

Identify your new learning, giving rationale for your choice of this topic This topic is nutrition it was chosen because the issues both in the news and new legislation. It was chosen because of the issues at Stafford Hospital and how this is changing the way that nursing is perceived by the public and how the enquiry into this hospital is changing how nurses work and it is forcing nurses to look at their own values and beliefs. How has this learning made a difference to you The learning that has taken place shows that there is much more to nutrition than just giving food to patients, the six C’s are fundamental to all care. Learning has clearly shown that nutrition is crucial for patient’s in all aspects of their care and wellbeing. How will this learning influence you clinical practice Practice will be based on more than just caring, having read and understood the legislation that is available, it has become clear that many different aspects of learning combine to give patient’s excellent, appropriate care. Describe how you will continue to develop this learning after this module Learning is a lifelong process, especially in nursing as there are always changes and new research available. The aim is to learn not only from theory but from practice and to apply what has been learnt in the classroom to the clinical environment. How does this personal/professional development relate to the NMC CODE? There are many aspects of the NMC Code which apply to...