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2021/22 Undergraduate Module Catalogue

LLLC1429 Professional Practice 1

20 creditsClass Size: 40

Module manager: Mandy Driffield
Email: a.j.driffield@leeds.ac.uk

Taught: 1 Feb to 31 Jan (12mth) View Timetable

Year running 2021/22

This module is not approved as a discovery module

Objectives

Exercise personal responsibility and work independently within defined parameters of practice, taking the initiative in a variety of situations and performing a range of clinical and care skills consistent with the roles, responsibilities and professional values of a nursing associate.

Learning outcomes
- Apply and promote evidence-based professional practice that places the individual and/or family/carer at the centre of care
- Display a professional and personal commitment to professional standards and ethical practice, consistently operating within national and local ethical, legal and governance requirements.
- Demonstrates an understanding of the importance of person-centred care and can describe the role of the nursing associate in the delivery of person-centred care
- Discuss the importance of placing the individual at the centre of care and consider services from their point of view and/or that of their family'/carer's and the need to support
- Describe the importance of managing appropriate, professional boundaries and relationships with patients and carers
- Demonstrate the attitudes and behaviours necessary for the role of a nursing associate
- Reflect on how behaviour, culture, socio-economic, family history and other factors impact on: Health and ill-health; Health outcomes; Population health and public health priorities, including Health Inequalities.
- Display appropriate and effective communication skills across a wide range of channels and with a wide range of individuals.


Syllabus

To develop an awareness and understanding of person-centred care and can describe the role of the nursing associate in the delivery of this.
Develop an understanding of how behaviour, culture, socio-economic, family history and other factors impact on: Health and ill-health
Have an understanding of appropriate and effective communication skills across a wide range of channels and with a wide range of individuals.
Have an understanding of the importance of evidence-based professional practice in care delivery.

Teaching methods

Due to COVID-19, teaching and assessment activities are being kept under review - see module enrolment pages for information

Delivery typeNumberLength hoursStudent hours
Seminar202.0040.00
Tutorial51.005.00
Independent online learning hours55.00
Private study hours100.00
Total Contact hours45.00
Total hours (100hr per 10 credits)200.00

Private study

The modules on this programme are delivered by block teaching which distributes the teaching over a number of days/weeks using a combination of Lectures, Seminars, Workshops and Tutorials.

This module aims to provide the student with the opportunity to explore theoretical concepts that underpin the fundamental skills required for clinical practice. The students will be encouraged to complete guided study packages and blended learning and undertake relevant research to support this learning.
Independent on-line learning
Accessing and engaging with VLE resources 55
Private study
Completion of guided study and blended learning activity 60
Assignment and presentation preparation 40

Opportunities for Formative Feedback

Students will have the opportunity on initial registration to the programme to engage with the Kickstart programme. This will allow them to work through bespoke online academic skills content to familiarise themselves with the expectations of academic study. This will be supported by a taught face to face session. Formative feedback will be given to the students work, both on-line and in class.

Methods of assessment

Due to COVID-19, teaching and assessment activities are being kept under review - see module enrolment pages for information


Coursework
Assessment typeNotes% of formal assessment
Essay2000 Words40.00
Presentation10 minute presentation and 500 word report60.00
Total percentage (Assessment Coursework)100.00

Students must achieve a minimum of 40% in both components of assessment to pass the module.

Reading list

The reading list is available from the Library website

Last updated: 30/06/2021 16:23:11

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