Core Module Information
Module title: Practice Learning Experience 1

SCQF level: 07:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: NUR07112
Module leader: Helen Matthew
School School of Health & Social Care
Subject area group: Nursing


Description of module content:

This module will introduce you to the Simulation and Clinical Skills Centre and your first practice learning experience within a range of health and social care settings.

Through simulation and clinical skills sessions, online learning and a period in a health and social care practice you will be introduced to a range of skills, policies, initiatives and services in ways that contribute to assuring the health and wellbeing of yourself and of others as part of interprofessional health and social care services.

In the module you will learn about the influence that carers, families and environment have on health and wellbeing and, under supervision, participate in a range of communication, relationship management and procedural skills.

At each stage you will be supported and assessed by suitably trained professionals based on skills and proficiencies outlined in your Practice Assessment Document (PAD).

Learning Outcomes for module:

LO 1: Practice in accordance with the NMC Code: Professional Standards of Practice and Behaviour (NMC, 2015) for nurses and midwives to develop core professional values of honesty, integrity and without discrimination
LO 2: Develop effective communication, relationship management and procedural skills which are evidence-based, safe, effective, compassionate and respectful
LO 3: Acquire a range of skills to meet the physical and mental health needs of individuals of all ages under supervision of a health and/or social care professional
LO 4: Gain an appreciate the role of the nurse working in collaboration with other fields of practice and other professions to promote a culture of safety and high quality care.

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2022/3, Trimester 1, PLACEMENT LEARN,
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: PLACEMENT LEARN
Location of delivery: UK PARTNER
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Helen Matthew
Module Organiser:

Learning, Teaching and Assessment (LTA) Approach:
Simulation and Clinical skills 160 hours
Work-based learning 232 hours

Formative Assessment:
Students will have formative assessment of their progress against NMC proficiencies and platforms around the mid-point of their practice learning experience.

Students will receive verbal and written feedback from practice assessors and supervisors.

Summative Assessment:
The summative assessment will involve verbal feedback and completion of the appropriate part of the practice assessment document at the end the practice learning experience by the Practice Assessor in liaison with the Academic Assessor. Student achievement will be measured through achievement of NMC proficiencies.

Online Numeracy assessment

Completion of mandatory skills

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Other Practical classes and workshops 160
Other Work based learning 40
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200

Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Placement (Report) 100 LO1-4 21
Component 1 subtotal: 100
Component 2 subtotal: 0
Module subtotal: 100

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