Core Module Information
Module title: AHP Preparation for Professional Practice

SCQF level: 09:
SCQF credit value: 0.00
ECTS credit value: 0

Module code: HSC09103
Module leader: Michael Leavitt
School School of Health & Social Care
Subject area group: Allied Health and Social Care Sciences


Description of module content:

In this module you will develop your basic core competencies as well as the background knowledge and understanding required before undertaking your first clinical placement. This knowledge and skills are essential when in practice and you will be expected to continually develop your skills and knowledge throughout the programme.
The content of the module may include the following topics:
• Professionalism and ethical behaviour
• Public protection awareness (adult and child)
• Prevention and Management of Violence and Aggression (de-escalation of violence and aggression)
• Moving and Handling
• Health Acquired Infection Control
• Hand Hygiene
• Information Governance
• Data Protection
• IT Security
• Fire Safety
• Basic Life Support

Learning Outcomes for module:

LO1: Implement standards, policy and legislation relevant for safe and effective practice.
LO2: Apply core health and safety skills required for governance within the practice environment.
LO3: Demonstrate an active approach to professional development.

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2023/4, Trimester 2, FACE-TO-FACE, Edinburgh Napier University
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: FACE-TO-FACE
Location of delivery: SIGHTHILL
Partner: Edinburgh Napier University
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Colin McLelland
Module Organiser:

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Tutorial 14
Face To Face Tutorial 16
Online Guided independent study 20
Total Study Hours50
Expected Total Study Hours for Module50

Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Portfolio 100 1,2 & 3 49
Component 1 subtotal: 100
Component 2 subtotal: 0
Module subtotal: 100

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