The module aims to provide registered healthcare professionals with the opportunity to examine theories which underpin approaches to learning, facilitation, assessment and support in practice based settings. This will enable them to apply their skills and effectively fulfil their role as a mentor / practice educator, practice supervisor or practice assessor in professional practice taking into account their responsibility and accountability for teaching and learning.
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Intended Learning Outcomes On successful completion, you will be able to:
- Demonstrate a critical understanding of: management and organisational issues, working relationships and inter-professional team working, of everyone involved in effective mentoring placements, which recognises the diversity of all individuals involved in practice.
- Explore and apply the theories of learning and teaching and contemporary approaches to mentorship to facilitate learning within practice based settings
- Appraise and evaluate the principles of assessment in diverse clinical environments with consideration of leadership, accountability, responsibility and failure to fail with reference to your own professional code.
- Critically analyse how learning from this module has transformed your understanding of your practice.
Developing Mentoring & Assessment in Diverse Clinical Environments (Intermediate)
Programme specification (PDF)
Assessment, Feedback, and Teaching and Learning methods
Full details are available in the programme specification.
The teaching timetable should be available from the end of August. Access to the timetable is through the Student Hub – you will be able to access the Student Hub after you have completed online registration. The teaching day is 9am to 6pm, Monday to Friday; please keep your other commitments open until confirmation of your teaching timetable, and bear in mind that many courses will offer placements or fieldwork which sometimes extends into the evenings and weekends.
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Evidence of prior successful study at underpinning level.
To be eligible to study this module, you must demonstrate the ability to study at this level and commit to attempting the assessment.
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We have a wide range of scholarships, bursaries, grants and funds available to support you throughout your studies with us. This includes the Cumbria Bursary - a non-repayable bursary designed to support first year students with a household income of less than £25,000.Student Finance