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MNursing Sept17 80/20 Placement - HEA00148H

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  • Department: Health Sciences
  • Module co-ordinator: Mrs. Anita Savage Grainge
  • Credit value: 20 credits
  • Credit level: H
  • Academic year of delivery: 2019-20

Module summary

This module replaces Professional Internship 1 as a result of COVID 19 Emergency Standards.

Related modules

A practice module, no theoretical summative component.

Module will run

Occurrence Teaching cycle
A Summer Term 2019-20

Module aims

This practice module forms practice experience 6 of  Integrated Masters in Nursing programme.It has been amended to fall in line with COVID 19 NMC Emergency Standards.

This module is practice-based, with students spending 18 weeks linked to a nursing team. The module spans two university terms .

This module replaces  Professional Internship 1 as a result of NMC Emergency Standards. Students will have  an academic assessor and academic asupervisors based in their  placement area to ensure they are achieving the NMC outcomes. Achievement will be recorded in Pebblepad and hours in practice recorded on the attyendance recors within this.

This module will identify and review students' personal learning needs in relation to the NMC Standards for Pre-registration Nursing Annex Three third progression point essential skills cluster: organisational aspects of care 14, 15 & 16 to assess their practice development as a leader in health and social care delivery. Students will work in partnership with clients, carers, other professionals and other agencies with support from their mentor to achieve competence in relation to the agreed NMC competencies and Essential Skills Clusters. The NMC Emergency Standards (March 2020) are incorporated into this module.

Module learning outcomes

At the end of the module, students will be able to:

  1. Explore solutions and ideas with others to enhance care.
  2. Challenge the practice of self and others across the multi-professional team.
  3. Work inter-professionally as a means of achieving the optimum outcomes for people and ensuring the safety of themselves and others.
  4. Take responsibility for delegating care to others, including the preparation, support and supervision of others to whom care has been delegated.
  5. Negotiate with others to balance competing and conflicting priorities.


Task Length % of module mark
EOAR: Electronic Ongoing Assessment Record
N/A 100

Special assessment rules


Additional assessment information

Total  recommended practice hours: 410
This is the minimum requirement which will enable NMC registration at the end of Stage 3 should students decide not to continue to Stage 4.

Total private study: 1 day per week for 18 weeks = 135 hours


Task Length % of module mark
EOAR: Electronic Ongoing Assessment Record
N/A 100

Module feedback

  • Verbal and written evidence of achievement within their Electronic Ongoing Assessment Record- Pebblepad- will be completed by the Practice Assessor and Practice Supervisors.

Indicative reading


The information on this page is indicative of the module that is currently on offer. The University is constantly exploring ways to enhance and improve its degree programmes and therefore reserves the right to make variations to the content and method of delivery of modules, and to discontinue modules, if such action is reasonably considered to be necessary by the University. Where appropriate, the University will notify and consult with affected students in advance about any changes that are required in line with the University's policy on the Approval of Modifications to Existing Taught Programmes of Study.

Coronavirus (COVID-19): changes to courses

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