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PA500394: Supporting education & training in healthcare contexts

[Page last updated: 03 August 2022]

Academic Year: 2022/23
Owning Department/School: Department of Pharmacy & Pharmacology
Credits: 15 CATS credits
Notional Study Hours: 150
Level: FHEQ level 7
Modular (no specific semester)
Assessment Summary: CW100
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Detail:
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Supplementary Assessment:
Like-for-like reassessment (where allowed by programme regulations)
Learning Outcomes: On successful completion of this unit participants will be able to:
1. Interpret and respond to national and local policies for workforce development (intellectual skill, practical skills, key skills; taught, facilitated and assessed)
2. Critically evaluate and select appropriate learning and teaching strategies to support learning in and from practice, including, facilitating, lecturing, etc, at a variety of levels and to meet a variety of needs (professional, practical, key and intellectual skill; taught, facilitated and assessed)
3. Critically evaluate and select appropriate strategies for assessing learning and teaching in practice (professional, practical, key and intellectual skill; taught, facilitated and assessed)
4. Demonstrate effective support of learning needs of others including mentoring, coaching, tutoring etc (professional, practical skill; taught and facilitated)
5. Identify support strategies for supporting learning in practice (professional, practical, key and intellectual skill; taught, facilitated and assessed)
6. Demonstrate effective role model behaviour and help in the development of this skill in others (professional, practical, key skill; taught and facilitated)
7. Critically discuss personal approaches to teaching and learning and reflect on their own practice as supporters of learning (professional and key skills; facilitated and assessed).

Aims: To select and apply appropriate approaches to teaching and assessment for supporting learning in practice.

Skills: See classification of learning outcomes above.

* National and local imperatives for workforce development;
* Learning design, domains of learning and skill development;
* Approaches to designing and delivering teaching activities, particularly those suitable for learning in and from practice;
* Strategies for assessing and giving feedback in a practice setting;
* Strategies for supporting learners and learning in practice;
* Reflecting on your teaching and learning practices.

Programme availability:

PA500394 is Optional on the following programmes:

Department of Pharmacy & Pharmacology


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