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Professional course

Facilitated Learning and Assessment in Practice

15 credit Level 3 or Masters level module

About this course

Course code:
UZUSKK153
Applications:
University
Level:
Professional/Short Course
Department:
Nursing and Midwifery
Campus:
Glenside or Gloucester
Delivery:
Part-time
Course director:
Glenys Hook and Geraldine Lucas
Key fact:
The Facilitating Learning and Assessment in Practice (FLAP) module enables qualified health care practitioners to mentor students in their area of practice. The module meets the NMC (2008) Standards to Support Learning and Assessment in Practice.

Page last updated 19 September 2017

Introduction

This level 3 (UZUSKK-15-3) or Master's level (UZUSKL-15-M) module can be undertaken via three modes of delivery:

  • Face to Face Contact (three days attendance),
  • Accreditation of Experiential Learning
  • Non Credit Bearing (1/2 day attendance).

This module provides you with an understanding of the principles of teaching, assessment theory and mentorship with access to additional learning via black board.

On completion of this module you will be able to:

  • Develop and expand your role as a mentor and facilitator of learning. 
  • Act as a resource and contribute to the development of effective learning opportunities underpinned by safe evidence based practice.
  • Analyse the principles and practices of effective learning and assessment in the workplace.
  • Establish effective working relationships that facilitate professional  development in self and others.
  • Be accountable for confirming that you have met or not met professional competencies
  • initiate and maintain professional boundaries, within the confines of safe practice, that are sufficiently flexible for providing inter-professional care.

Entry requirements

Qualified health care practitioners.

Structure

Content

Theories of teaching, learning and assessment

  • Philosophy of adult learning
  • Theory, principles and professional implications of learning and assessing
  • Learning and assessment theories and their application to practice
  • The use of evidence based practice to inform practice teaching and to determine standards

Curriculum development

  • Developing the learning environment
  • Frameworks for support, supervision and assessment
  • Role modelling
  • Consideration of practice development and change

Evaluation

  • Feedback and communication skills
  • Issues of accountability in developing the practice of others with reference to quality assurance systems, audits and national standards

Learning and Teaching

Facilitated Learning and Assessment in Practice (FLAP) will be delivered at level 3 or Masters level (UZUSKL-15-M) or non- credit bearing using a variety of approaches, which may include; lectures, seminars, distance and online learning, workshops and reflection on practice through units of study.

Study time

Online: 150 hours of online study required over approximately three months, with online support as arranged/agreed with the tutors.

Prices and dates

Supplementary fee information

Please visit full fee information to see the price brackets for our modules.

Funding may be available to support you in this learning. Please contact your Trust Education Lead in the first instance. If you work in the private, independent or voluntary sector, please contact your employer who will advise you accordingly.

For non-credit bearing applications your organisation has been given a set number of places  and your Education lead will process your application with this in mind.

Dates

Please see our timetable for full date information. 

How to apply

How to apply

You will apply online for your CPD modules, which you can take as stand-alone courses or as part of an undergraduate (level 3) or postgraduate (Masters level) programme.

Our how to apply page can assist you with further information prior to submitting your online application. 

Funding for your learning

Funding may be available to support you in this learning. Please contact your Trust Education Lead in the first instance. If you work in the private, independent or voluntary sector, please contact your employer who will advise you accordingly.

For non-credit bearing applications your organisation has been given a set number of places  and your Education lead will process your application with this in mind.

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