Core Module Information
Module title: Evidencing Pillars of Advanced Clinical Practice (EPACP)

SCQF level: 11:
SCQF credit value: 40.00
ECTS credit value: 20

Module code: NMS11197
Module leader: Hazel McPhillips
School School of Health & Social Care
Subject area group: Nursing

There are no pre-requisites for this module to be added

Description of module content:

During this module you will have the opportunity to explore and demonstrate all four pillars of advanced clinical practice: Leadership, clinical practice, facilitation learning, and evidence, research, and development in order to prepare you for the role of advanced clinical practitioner. The module offers a variety of formative and summative assessment of which there are options to allow you to choose a pathway that reflects both your own learning needs and the requirements of your role. These assessments cumulate into the production of a portfolio of practice aligned the the Scottish Government Transforming Roles guidance, offering you a record that can be carried on and added to following completion of the module

Learning Outcomes for module:

LO1: Demonstrate advanced knowledge, skills and expertise across the four pillars of advanced practice.
LO2: Synthesise knowledge of education in clinical practice to demonstrate evidence-based teaching skills.
LO3: Critically appraise key theories and practice of leadership, reflecting on your own personal leadership style, personal leadership development, and its contribution to organisational effectiveness and innovation.
LO4: Synthesise knowledge of biosciences across the life course to inform advanced decision making related to clinical care.
LO5: Appraise relevant contemporary evidence and research to inform leadership and innovation in clinical practice.

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2023/4, Trimester 1, BLENDED,
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: BLENDED
Location of delivery: SIGHTHILL
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Hazel McPhillips
Module Organiser:

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Online Tutorial 32
Independent Learning Guided independent study 140
Independent Learning Work based learning 200
Face To Face Practical classes and workshops 28
Total Study Hours400
Expected Total Study Hours for Module400

Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Portfolio 0 1,2,4,5 14/15 HOURS= #..##
Centrally Time Tabled Examination 50 1,2,3,5 , WORDS= 1500
Centrally Time Tabled Examination 50 1,3,5 , WORDS= 1500
Component 1 subtotal: 0
Component 2 subtotal: 100
Module subtotal: 100

Indicative References and Reading List - URL:
NMS11197 - Evidencing Pillars of Advanced Clinical Practice (EPACP)