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Learning and Teaching in Practice

Learning and Teaching in Practice


The aims of this module are to enable participants to:

  • Lead the enhancement of inter professional learning environments in community, health and social care practice settings
  • Facilitate and evaluate learning and teaching for students in inter professional community health and social care practice settings
  • Give effective feedback and manage student assessment in practice
  • Have accountability for evidence based decision making with regard to student progression and achievement of competence

What you will study

  • Articulate and defend a planned evidence based programme of practice learning for a practitioner or group of practitioners, at and beyond registration, systematically  informed by contemporary learning and teaching theories and techniques
  • Critically evaluate and enhance the interprofessional practice learning environment, providing learning opportunities aligned to student need and assessment of outcomes and professional requirements
  • Demonstrate a conceptual understanding of practice assessment for professional practice and accountability for assessment judgements of practice competence  at and beyond the point of registration
  • Critically reflect upon the role of the practice teacher, recognising the importance of leadership and quality enhancement in managing the practice context of contemporary interprofessional health and social care education.

Entry requirements

  • Be currently registered in the same part of the NMC register and field of specialist practice as the student(s) they are to assess
  • Have developed own knowledge, skills and competence beyond registration and obtained either SCPHN or SPQ qualification as relevant
  • Worked for at least two years in current field of Specialist practice
  • Provide a self declaration of health and character
  • Provide employers confirmation of current CRB/ DBS, health and character.


Starts  Fri 27th January 2017 9am-4pm

Thereafter every Friday 9am-4pm for 12 weeks


Funding may be available from Welsh Government for Community nurses.

BCU Health Board/Self Funding - £800

For more information and applying contact Jenny Jacobsen

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Tel: 01745 448788 ext 3877 or 01978 293474

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