Mentorship in Professional Practice HEA9087

Overview

This module is designed to furnish participants with knowledge and skills pertinent to mentorship in the context of their professional practice. The ethos of supported challenge through context specific mentorship enables the development of critically reflective practitioners responsible for achievement of their own and others practice. This module can be used towards the NMC requirements for Stage 3 mentor status.

Module Code: HEA9087
Level: 7
Credits: 20
Cost: £680 for Sept 2019 to July 2020

Who is this module for?

Any individual wishing to develop mentoring to a higher level.

What are the key aims of the programme?

The module aims to provide a critical perspective and achieve conceptual understanding of the complexities inherent within the mentorship role in dynamic health and social care environments.

What will I study?

  • Establishing effective working relationships;
  • Partnerships in learning and mentorship;
  • Facilitation of learning;
  • Principles of facilitating adults and adult learning theory;
  • Assessment; accountability, strategies and feedback;
  • Creation of learning environments;
  • Role modelling leadership in the context of mentorship.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment will be through an integrated critically reflective portfolio of learning.

On successful completion you will:

  • Demonstrate the competencies of a mentor as recognised by the Nursing and Midwifery Council;
  • Mentor others with confidence in context specific areas.

Study Dates and Venues

September 2019 S1

Venue: Postgraduate Centre, Aintree Campus

Starts: Mon 9th Sep 2019

Session Times:
  • Session 1: Monday 9th September 2019, 9.00 am - Noon, Attendance
  • Session 2: Monday 16th September 2019, 9.00 am - Noon, Attendance
  • Session 3: Monday 23rd September 2019, 9.00 am - Noon, Attendance
  • Session 4: Monday 30th September 2019, 9.00 am - Noon, Attendance
  • Session 5: Monday 7th October 2019, 9.00 am – Noon, Attendance
  • Session 6: Monday 14th October 2019, 9.00 am – Noon, Attendance
  • Session 7: Monday 21st October 2019, 9.00 am – Noon, Attendance
  • Session 8: Monday 28th October 2019, Reading Week
  • Session 9: Monday 4th Nov 2019, 9.00 am – Noon, Attendance
  • Session 10: Monday 11th Nov 2019, 9.00 am - Noon, Attendance
  • Session 11: Monday 18th Nov 2019, 9.00 am – Noon, Attendance
  • Session 12: Monday 25th Nov 2019, 9.00 am – Noon, Attendance
  • Assignment deadline: Monday 16th December 2019, 4pm.

Study dates and times are subject to change.

Further Information

Module availability varies from year to year and will be subject to minimum student numbers being achieved. Places will be allocated on a first come first served basis. Due to the popularity of some modules it may be that the module is fully booked when your application is received. We will include your details on a waiting list and allocate you a place on the next available intake.

For details of how to apply, please visit www.edgehill.ac.uk/health/cpd/apply.

If you have any other queries about studying with us, please see the FAQs www.edgehill.ac.uk/health/cpd/faqs.

For further information regarding module content, please contact Module Coordinator Angela Whelan on 0151 529 6241 or email Whelaa@edgehill.ac.uk.

Pathways

This module can be studied on a standalone basis. It is also an optional module on the following programmes:

  • MSc Leadership Development
  • MSc Advanced Clinical Practice
  • MSc Professional Clinical Practice