Module code: HCR3011

Module Overview

The Module gives students from a wide range of disciplines in health and social care the opportunity to evidence their practice in their own speciality. They will develop an eportfolio of evidence in line with the four pillars of the advanced clinical practice framework or the NHS Leadership Academy Framework

Module provider

School of Health Sciences

Module Leader

VYVYAN EJ Mrs (Health Sci.)

Number of Credits: 15

ECTS Credits: 7.5

Framework: FHEQ Level 6

JACs code: B790

Module cap (Maximum number of students): N/A

Module Availability

Year long

Prerequisites / Co-requisites


Module content

  • E learning materials to assist the practitioner to evidence their practice

  • Clinical supervision through mentorship in a variety of clinical settings

  • Role of the specialist healthcare practitioner/manager/educator

Law and ethics and specialist practice

Assessment pattern

Assessment type Unit of assessment Weighting
Coursework EPORTFOLIO 100

Alternative Assessment


Assessment Strategy

The assessment strategy is designed to provide students with the opportunity to demonstrate the advancement of their practice in clinical settings and critical analysis of the underpinning evidence for practice.

Thus, the summative assessment for this module consists of:

  • An eportfolio relevant to own area of practice, demonstrating advancement of their knowledge and skills in line with professional registration in a specialist role.

    Please note that any evidence of unsafe practice or breach of confidentiality will result in an automatic refer for the module.

Module aims

  • Enable healthcare practitioners or managers to evidence their practice through the advancement of their skills and practice competencies

Learning outcomes

Attributes Developed
001 Analyse the evidence base informing patient management in their environment KC
002 Demonstrate an empowering and supportive approach to PT
003 Reflect on the research identifying innovative solutions in your work environment using an evidence based approach KCP
004 Reflect on your personal and professional development as a healthcare practitioner/manager.
005 Demonstrate the achievement of practice role evidencing their practice as healthcare practitioners or managers KCPT

Attributes Developed

C - Cognitive/analytical

K - Subject knowledge

T - Transferable skills

P - Professional/Practical skills

Overall student workload

Methods of Teaching / Learning

The learning and teaching strategy is designed to:

Enable students to develop and demonstrate the development of their skills and knowledge utilising the evidence base.

The learning and teaching methods include:

Delivery of Module

This an ONLINE, e-learning module accessible via the University Surrey Learn platform.

Indicated Lecture Hours (which may also include seminars, tutorials, workshops and other contact time) are approximate and may include in-class tests where one or more of these are an assessment on the module. In-class tests are scheduled/organised separately to taught content and will be published on to student personal timetables, where they apply to taken modules, as soon as they are finalised by central administration. This will usually be after the initial publication of the teaching timetable for the relevant semester.

Reading list

Reading list for EVIDENCING YOUR PRACTICE : http://aspire.surrey.ac.uk/modules/hcr3011

Please note that the information detailed within this record is accurate at the time of publishing and may be subject to change. This record contains information for the most up to date version of the programme / module for the 2019/0 academic year.