HS7203: Work Based Learning

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HS7203: Work Based Learning

Module Title Work Based Learning
Module Code HS7203
Module Tutor Simon Chippendale
School School of Health & Social Care
CAT Points 15
Level of Study 7
Brief Description

This module will enable students to consolidate and apply their advanced practice knowledge through working in practice. They will be required to demonstrate that they can:

  • Use their knowledge base to lead, apply and evaluate care to improve quality of patient experience; and
  • Work effectively as an advanced practitioner and lead integrated working within the workplace.

Through the development of an analytical and reflective approaches, students will be able to evidence and critically review their ability to be a reflective and competent practitioner, commensurate with advancing practice.

Indicative Syllabus

This module will engage students in analysis and synthesis about

  1. The relationship between, and reflective integration of, theory and practice in the development of work-based processes and systems.
  2. The process of demonstrating competency within clinical settings.
  3. Portfolio construction and their use in demonstrating the application of workplace learning and demonstration of competency in support of advancing practice.
Learning Outcomes

By the end of the module the student should be able to:

  1. Critically analyse the knowledge and understanding required to underpin competence in advancing clinical practice
  2. Critically evaluate personal learning opportunities within the workplace and analyse their relationship to the demonstration of advancing practice.
  3. Reflect-in-action on initiative and originality in problem-solving that supports and underpins competency development in advancing practice.
  4. Critically analyse personal ability to apply learning within workplace settings and evaluate its impact on professional practice.
  5. Demonstrate an ability to work in advancing clinical contexts and have the ability to successfully apply transferable skills to different workplace settings.
  6. Demonstrate synthesis in reflective writing and portfolio development skills.
  7. Use their knowledge base to lead, apply and evaluate care to improve quality of patient experience.
  8. Work effectively as an advanced practitioner and lead integrated working within the workplace.
Learning and Teaching Activities Scheduled Contact Hours: 10
Independent Learning Hours: 100
Scheduled Hours on Placement: 40
Assessment (For further details see the Module Guide) 001: 100% Coursework: Individual, portfolio: 4000 words or equivalent
Special Assessment Requirements
Indicative Resources The current reading list can be found in the Module Guide, which your lecturer should make available via Moodle.

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