Professional course Practice Teaching

Entry year
Course code
Professional/Short Course
Nursing and Midwifery

15 credit, level 3 and Masters level module

Page last updated 2 April 2020


During the Practice Teaching 15 credit level 3 (UZUSKN-15-3) or Masters level (UZUSKP-15-M) module, a variety of approaches will be used which will include workshops, role play, discussion and reflection on practice through units of study.

Entry requirements

You must be working in a relevant area of practice

Careers / Further study

This module can contribute towards:

  • MA/MSc/PGDip/PGCert Professional Development
  • BA (Hons)/BSc (Hons) GradDip/Grad Cert/Cert Professional Development
  • BSc (Hons) Specialist Practice
  • BSc (Hons) Public Health (Specialist Community Public Health Nursing)
  • PG Dip Public Health (Specialist Community Public Health Nursing).



Establishing Effective Working Relationships

  • Establishing effective working relationships in the context of inter-professional working
  • Positive Role modelling and supporting students moving into specific areas of practice or a level beyond initial registration
  • Supporting mentors

Facilitation of Learning

  • Enable learners to relate theory to practice through the development of critical reflection
  • Facilitating the integration of learning from the workplace and academic settings
  • Consider effective facilitation including communication especially questioning and feedback skills
  • Design, assess and evaluate professional curriculum accessed by learners at both registration level and beyond

Assessment and Accountability

  • Consider accountability in the principles and practices of effective learning and assessment in the workplace
  • Design and develop frameworks for support, supervision and assessment

Evaluation of Learning

  • Consider the practice of others including beyond initial registration with reference to curriculum developments, design, quality assurance systems, leadership and national standards
  • Lead and provide feedback about the effectiveness of learning and assessment in practice.
  • Collate evidence on the quality of education relating to the professional regulatory body standards

Create and Environment for Learning

  • Create an environment for learning for others including beyond initial registration

Context of Practice

  • Evaluate the context of practice, practice development and change
  • Prioritise work to accommodate the support of students in the context of practice

Evidence Based Practice

  • Theories of adult learning and teaching
  • The principles, application and professional implications of teaching, learning and assessment theories that safeguards appropriate professional standards
  • Theories of Reflection

*For Nurses and Midwives only: On completion of this module stage 3, Practice Teachers will be expected to provide evidence regarding learning outcomes.

Study time

30 contact hours plus independent study, tutorials and student directed activities; totalling 30 days protected time, across the 6 months of the Practice Teaching module, in order to meet the NMC (2008) SLAiP requirements.

Prices and dates

Supplementary fee information

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Funding may be available to support your learning. Please contact your Trust Education Lead. If you work in the Private, Independent and Voluntary Sector, please contact your employer who will advise you.


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How to apply

How to apply

You are required to 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.

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