20 Credits SPRING

Aims/Description: This module provides a safe learning experience enabling students to shadow staff within a health or social care placement area of their choice. The student works in the placement area 3 days and has study time 2 days a week. Students negotiate with their host supervisor and academic supervisor to undertake a small project related directly to placement which forms the basis of their module assessment. This is an ideal opportunity to experience, observe, and reflect upon an area of health or social care that the student feels will be directly relevant to their future area of interest. 

Restrictions on availability: Placements may be restricted by CRB, occupational health, insurance criteria. 

Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars, Tutorials, Placements
Assessment: Course work

Information on the department responsible for this unit (Nursing and Midwifery):

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Teaching methods and assessment displayed on this page are indicative for 2021-22. Students will be informed by the academic department of any changes made necessary by the ongoing pandemic.

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