Adult elective orthopaedic nursing (degree level)

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.

This module is delivered by Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust in partnership with the University of Plymouth.

How to apply

For further information on entry requirements, fees and funding and how to apply please contact the relevant Education Co-ordinator for the trust where you wish to undertake the module.

Module code




FHEQ level

Level 6 – bachelors degree


Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust

Module dates

Please contact the Education Co-ordinator for the trust offering the module (see 'How to apply' for contact details)