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Practice Portfolio - Theory-only Option - HEA00149H

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  • Department: Health Sciences
  • Module co-ordinator: Mr. Jerome Wright
  • Credit value: 20 credits
  • Credit level: H
  • Academic year of delivery: 2019-20

Module will run

Occurrence Teaching cycle
C Summer Term 2019-20

Module aims

To develop theoretical understanding of nursing practice through undertaking a range of learning activities and documenting these within a Pebblepad portfolio. 

To accumulate practice hours through undertaking learning activities. Students should aim for around 100 hours. The portfolio is overseen by the Personal Supervisor/Academic Assessor.  

To make links between previous practice experience and the module learning outcomes in the development of a 1500 word reflective essay that will be contained within the portfolio.

The portfolio is pass/fail marked.

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
N/A 100

Special assessment rules



Task Length % of module mark
N/A 100

Module feedback

  • Verbal and written evidence of achievement within their Electronic Ongoing Assessment Record will be completed by personal supervisor.

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