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2010/1 Module Catalogue
Module Provider: Health & Social Care Short Name: LTPP
Level: HE3 Module Co-ordinator: MOORE CR Mrs (HSC)
Number of credits: 20 Number of ECTS credits: 10
Module Availability
To be arranged with the Module Leader
Assessment Pattern
Three methods of assessment exist that will be selected by the specialist tutor and adapted to suit the area of study chosen:

• A 3000 word academic assignment
• A 20 minute reflective presentation and a reflection regarding the presentation of 1400 words
• A structured reflective portfolio of evidence demonstrating the specialist learning outcomes
Module Overview
Module Aims

The aim of this module is to support flexible learning opportunities in order to develop independent learners who are able to address the complexities of modern health and social care policy and provision in an innovative manner.
Learning Outcomes
On completing this module the student should be able to:

Subject Knowledge and Understanding
• Identify learning needs and formulate an individualised, self-directed program of learning through the use of a personal development plan

Cognitive/intellectual skills
• Evaluate and develop their professional knowledge through ongoing reflection in and on practice relevant to the chosen area
• Critically discuss the validity of the chosen topic area in relation to their professional practice

Practical Skills
• Demonstrate the ability to link theory to practice in relation to the chosen topic area in order to demonstrate an understanding of evidence based practice

Key transferable skills
• Critically analyse the socio-political climate impacting on the chosen area of study
Module Content
The academic content of the module concentrates on integrating theoretical and practical knowledge in order to enable the student to study an area of healthcare relevant to their professional role. The content will be negotiated between the student and the specialist tutor. Key themes to be covered in relation to the specific subject are:

Introduction to the module and assessment of learning needs
Applied bio/psycho/social aspects
Assessment tools
Management of patient/client care, safety and comfort
Effective communication skills
Reflection in and on practice
Evidence based practice
Risk assessment
Methods of Teaching/Learning
Overall Student Workload – 200 hours

Taught/Work-based Learning/Self-directed learning – to be confirmed through individualised learning agreements.
Selected Texts/Journals
Last Updated
29TH JULY 2010