EVIDENCING YOUR PRACTICE - 2022/3
Module code: PSYM128
The module gives students from a wide range of disciplines in health and social care the opportunity to evidence their practice in their own clinical speciality. Students will be encouraged to examine theoretical aspects of decision-making, to analyse and develop their practice, develop strategies for effective and defendable practice through an analysis care situations from their practice. The student will be supervised by a mentor in practice who will sign off competencies in practice, giving written and verbal feedback on the student’s performance and development. Tutorial support will be available from a member of staff relevant to the student’s area of practice.
BEDFORD Laura (Psychology)
Number of Credits: 15
ECTS Credits: 7.5
Framework: FHEQ Level 7
Module cap (Maximum number of students): N/A
Overall student workload
Independent Learning Hours: 28.5
Lecture Hours: 1
Tutorial Hours: 0.5
Practical/Performance Hours: 120
Prerequisites / Co-requisites
- An undergraduate degree with a minimum 2:1 classification or equivalent
- Relevant mental health work experience (voluntary or paid) as assessed through their application form and performance at interview
- Employment within an IAPT service that is able to meet the course training requirements
Indicative content includes:
- E learning materials to assist the practitioner to evidence their practice
- Clinical supervision in a variety of clinical settings
- Role of the specialist practitioner
|Unit of assessment
|Portfolio element 1: A competency document within a portfolio of evidence
|Portfolio element 2: An analysis of a care based scenario (500 words)
The assessment strategy is designed to provide students with the opportunity to demonstrate the advancement of their practice in clinical settings.
Students need to have passed all assignments for modules PSYM126, PSYM127 and PSYM129 before submitting their module PSYM128 portfolio with practice competencies signed off.
Written and / or verbal feedback from clinical and case management supervisors as part of the portfolio of learning including regular review of practice day tasks. Tutors will monitor progress through a mid-way and final review meeting with trainees.
The portfolio must be passed to pass the module. This includes (but is not limited to) the practice competencies being signed off by the practice supervisor and all graded assignments achieve at least 50%.at FHEQ level 7).
- To enable practitioners to demonstrate advancement of their clinical skills and practice competencies.
- To integrate their approach to patient care and management leading enhanced patient pathways.
- To innovate and develop their practice, putting the patient or service user at the centre of care.
- To empower and support patients in self-care and management.
- To facilitate the development of critical thinking and an enquiring mind.
|Analyse the evidence base informing patient management in the clinical environment.
|Demonstrate an empowering and supportive approach to patient care.
|Reflect on patient case studies identifying innovative solutions to clinical cases using and evidence based approach.
|Demonstrate the achievement of practice role evidencing their practice as practitioners.
C - Cognitive/analytical
K - Subject knowledge
T - Transferable skills
P - Professional/Practical skills
Methods of Teaching / Learning
The learning and teaching strategy is designed to:
Enable students to develop and demonstrate the development of their practice skills and techniques within their working environment.
The learning and teaching methods include:
- Work based Learning
- Problem Based Learning
- E-Learning resources
- Clinical and case management supervision
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.
Upon accessing the reading list, please search for the module using the module code: PSYM128
This module is only available to students undertaking the Advanced Practice in Psychological Wellbeing PG Cert.
Programmes this module appears in
|Advanced Practice in Psychological Wellbeing PGCert(CORE)
|Each unit of assessment must be passed at 50% to pass the module
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 2022/3 academic year.