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Faculty of Health Sciences

Evidencing Values Based Care and Conduct in Associate Practice

Continuing Professional Development Individual module

Level of study

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What you'll study

This module is practice based and worth 20 credits. It is the final module in the Associate Practitioner programme and must be passed in order to successfully gain the Associate Practitioner Award.

It is designed to allow the student to demonstrate the knowledge and skills developed throughout the programme, and encourages exploration of specific theory and practice issues from each student’s field of practice. The assessment method requires students to demonstrate professional qualities relating to development of acquired skills and knowledge.

Teaching and Assessment Method

As this is a practice based module students are not required to attend university every week. However there will be 4 workshop sessions that students and practice supervisors should attend, to assist with achieving the learning outcomes for the module.

Assessment will be both Formative and summative and will include delivery of a poster presentation and development and submission of a portfolio of evidence of learning.

Starts in: Duration:
May 12 weeks (1 semester)

This module is delivered on Thursday mornings on campus.

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Clinical placements give our students the skills, experience and support to become confident and compassionate health practitioners.

Clinical placements give our students the skills, experience and support to become confident and compassionate health practitioners.

Expert staff work with NHS clinicians to deliver programmes from ‘bite-size’ taster sessions to PhDs in some of the UK’s finest facilities.

Entry requirements

Applicants will need 5 GCSEs or Equivalent e.g. NVQ at level 2, and/or 20 credits at Level 4 Study Skills, this can be taken prior to commencing the Associate Practitioner Programme and is recommended by the Programme Leader. Students will also need literacy and numeracy at level 2.

Students should ensure their line manager has completed the employer’s support form and a practice supporter must be identified as part of the application process. On receipt of the application form and employers support form applicants may be invited to an Induction Day which will take place during the selection period (dates to be advised).

Fees and funding

Home/EU: £1,540 (per 20 credit module)

International: Please contact 

Funding may be available through your employer. If you’re self-funding, you may be eligible for a Professional and Career Development Loan from the government.