Section 1: Knowledge

Section 1: Knowledge

Code Title Core Competency Statement Core Learning Outcome
1.1.1 Anatomy & Physiology Critically appraise your knowledge of complex anatomy and physiology for all body systems, to identify different disease presentations Differentiate knowledge and apply this to various disease processes
1.1.2 Anatomy & Physiology Critically appraise your knowledge of anatomy, physiology and psychology to enable you to diagnose patient problems, actual or potential, and identify appropriate care outcomes Apply your knowledge to recognised patterns of illness and injury and determine effective care outcomes
1.2.1 Clinical assessment Proficiently apply various approaches to undertaking a comprehensive, systematic and accurate assessment of a patient in an emergency situation, assessing physical, psychological, social and spiritual needs Distinguish alternative methods of undertaking an accurate comprehensive assessment for a patient requiring emergency care, using recognised assessment tools
1.2.2 Assessment frameworks Distinguish different structured approaches required for individual clinical assessment for patients with complex care needs Determine and apply an appropriate, structured approach for individual clinical assessment for patients with complex care needs
1.2.3 Assessment frameworks Effectively evaluate care delivery of clinical assessments, using structured approaches to determine an action plan Appraise structured approaches for clinical assessment to determine action plans
1.3.1 Prioritising care Analyse structured approaches to prioritising patient care, identifying strengths and weaknesses in the process and identifying alternative effective strategies Use a broad spectrum of knowledge to underpin decision-making about prioritising patient care and access to treatment
1.4.1 Critical illness or injury Review patients effectively, identifying their potential to become critically ill, advise the team and respond appropriately Use extensive knowledge to underpin your decisions when identifying patients who could become critically ill
1.5.1 Emotional & psychological reactions Analyse current evidence about the emotional and psychological impact of sudden or acute exacerbation of illness or injury on patients and others. Identify, select and apply different approaches to delivering care Interpret the evidence base about the emotional and psychological impact of sudden or exacerbation of illness and injury, and advise on new approaches to delivering care
1.6.1 Pharmacology Critically appraise the impact of the range of available pharmacology appropriate to a patient’s problem Differentiate the range and impact of available pharmacology appropriate to the individual patient
1.7.1 Care needs Distinguishes different care needs, based on complex patterns of a patients’ actual and perceived illness and injury Interpret patterns of the illness and injury of patients with complex care needs, identifying appropriate action and intervention strategies
1.8.1 Monitoring equipment Audit and appraise the effective deployment of appropriate monitoring equipment Analyse and report on the effective use of monitoring equipment
1.9.1 Personal influences on care Critically appraise the approaches available for care, taking into account social, spiritual and cultural influences and Demonstrate decision-making skills effective in the delivery of this care Differentiate between a range of interventions, to develop informed and responsive intervention strategies that take account of social, spiritual and cultural influences
1.10.1 External influences on care Critically appraise the approaches available for care delivery that take account of legal, professional, political and economical influences. Demonstrate appropriate decision-making skills in the delivery of this care Differentiate and understand the influences which impact on holistic care
1.11.1 Standards and guidance Analyse new and current emergency practice against standards and guidance provided by the relevant professional governing body, e.g. NMC or equivalent, NICE, Department of Health, etc., and corroborates to inform future policy and practice guidance Interpret current guidance from professional bodies e.g. NMC, NICE, DH etc., and corroborates practice or to determine new practice
1.12.1 Legal and ethical principles Analyse and apply relevant legal and ethical principles in clinical practice Interpret and apply legal and ethical principles to emergency practice and to determining new practice, underpinned by awareness of quality of care, diversity issues and human rights
1.13.1 Risk assessment Effectively apply clinical governance and risk management strategies on health and safety in practice Analyse and act on clinical governance and risk management strategies on health and safety in emergency care settings
1.15.1 Accountability Understand the implications of responsibility for yourself and others, and Demonstrates this through your practice Demonstrate accountability for professional practice for yourself and others. Demonstrate personal proficiency in practice
1.16.1 Leadership Apply the principles of leadership and negotiation to directly influence patient care and staff development Demonstrate that you apply the principles of leadership and negotiation to influence patient care

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