Adult elective orthopaedic nursing (degree level) (HEAD381)

Key features

On completion of the module, you will be able to:
  • demonstrate competence of enhanced clinical skills and critically discuss the rationale for your application when caring for adult orthopaedic patients
  • develop and apply appropriate interpersonal skills to promote inter-professional team working to facilitate patient centred care
  • critically analyse the effectiveness of the adult orthopaedic patient's journey of care and identify potential service improvements.
This module can be studied as a standalone module or as an optional module towards some of our BSc (Hons) Professional Development pathways – please contact the Professional Development Unit for further information.

How to apply 

For further information on module dates, entry requirements, fees and funding and how to apply please contact the relevant education coordinator for the organisation where you wish to undertake the module, see below contact details.

This module is delivered by:
Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust
Alison Walker,
Module code




FHEQ level

Level 6 – bachelors degree

Faculty of Health and Human Sciences

You can contact the Professional Development Unit with any queries

Prospective student enquiries

+44 1752 586951

Current student enquiries

Professional Development Unit, Level 4 Rolle Building, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth, PL4 8AA, United Kingdom.

8.30–17.00 (Friday 16.30)