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Department of Psychology, Health and Professional Development
This inter-professional module supports qualified health and care professionals to develop their knowledge, skills and confidence in facilitating and supporting effective learning, teaching and assessment in the workplace. The module provides preparation for nurses, social workers, occupational therapists, physiotherapists and other professions allied to medicine who are working towards professional accreditation as clinical educators, practice teachers, educators and assessors.
The shared principles of effective learning facilitation will be addressed, alongside the specific requirements of the relevant professional bodies in supporting learning and assessing practice. The module provides mentor preparation for eligible NMC registrants (enabling achievement of NMC developmental framework Stage 2 outcomes) and for Midwives preparation for sign-off mentor status. It also provides the foundation for the Practice Teacher programme for Specialist Community Public Health Nurses but is not a prerequisite.
U44175 - 15 CATS Credits at Level 6Teaching is delivered in Oxfordshire and occasionally in Swindon. This requires 150 hours of student input.U44176 – Non-Credit Rated VersionThere are no academic credits attached to this module. Teaching is delivered in various locations throughout Oxfordshire, Berkshire and occasionally in Swindon.P49218 - 20 CATS Credits at Level 7Teaching is delivered in Oxfordshire and occasionally in Swindon. This requires 200 hours of student input.
Taught modeThe modules consist of three teaching days over a period of approximately three months. The teaching sessions are based on core themes relating to a facilitator’s role, including assessing learners’ needs, developing the learning environment, methods of facilitation and assessment of competence. There is a Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) site to support your studies. Peer support and interprofessional learning is fostered through group work. The module assessment for all modules consists of an observation of facilitating learning in practice and completion of evidence that you have met the relevant professional body requirements. Module U44175 also requires submission of a reflective essay.
Module P49218 also requires a resource to be developed for supporting student learning in the workplace.
Whatever your background you will need to:
Additionally, you will need to:
If you meet these criteria, your next step is to submit an on-line application following the link below: /hls-direct-short-courses/ Please act early to avoid disappointment.
We offer a full range of Continuing Professional Development post-qualification/postgraduate modules, short and long award bearing courses for health and social care professionals. For more information, look at our CPD brochure.
If you take this module at Level 6 or 7 you may be able to take the credits into a degree or masters framework. The mark that you obtain for the module at Brookes can be taken into a Brookes award and used for the classification.