Practice Education

Support for placement staff and students

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Placement information and support

During their degree, pre-registration healthcare students are required to gain experience in community and/or acute placement settings. This page provides information and resources to support those involved in placement facilitation.

PEMS, allocation, locations and practice hours

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Practice Education Management System (PEMS)

Practice Education Management System (PEMS)

PEMS provides secure online access to course specific placement learning resources and information about placements.

Access PEMS here and enter the details:

  • Students: your Brookes student ID and password
  • Staff: your email address (name version) and password
  • Placement providers: your PEMS ID and password

If you require help, or have any problems with the PEMS website, please contact peu@brookes.ac.uk

Transport guides and travel time

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Standards of conduct, dress and religious practice

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Dress code

Dress code

Students on placement/ in the practice setting are considered to be ‘employees' of the placement provider and must adhere to all local policies e.g. Dress code for employees or Uniform and Dress Policy for clinical staff.

Religious practices

Religious practices

Meeting the religious and cultural practices of health and social work students

A student’s identity can have a significant and profound impact on their placement learning experience and assessment in practice, these guiding principles help to explain how the faith/non-faith traditions, cultural practices, and linguistic diversity of students can be met in practice placements.

Dress code

Expenses and financial support

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Assessment, BePAD, handbooks and guides

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Facilitating the learning of Paramedic students

Student working

Guidance for placement staff: support and quality

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Link Lecturer standards and Induction

Link Lecturer standards and induction

Good practice: models of student support

Good practice: models of student support

Also see section 'Assessment, BePAD, Handbooks and guides' will also provide you helpful information and includes:

  • Practice assessment information for all programmes
  • Procedural skills and simulated practice information for Pre-registrations Nursing and Nursing Associate students
  • Community Pre-reg. Nursing placement guides eg DN, HV, SchN, GPN, Care home
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Current practice supervisor/practice assessor guidance and update sessions

Current practice supervisor / practice assessor guidance and update sessions

Student nurse and assessor

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