Mentorship in Professional Practice HEA9087

Overview

Health care professionals have a responsibility to tend to patients’ needs and therefore to teach. Providing ‘care’ means ensuring that patients, their families and carers are fully educated about their condition and their proposed treatments. In addition to educating patients, practitioners are responsible for their own personal and professional development as well as ‘teaching’, ‘mentoring’, ‘coaching’ ‘supervising’ and ‘assessing’ learners in practice.

This module will equip you with the knowledge and skills to coach, educate, supervise and assess other learners in practice.

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

Who is this module for?

All health and social care practitioners working in an environment where patients, students and staff require support and education to understand, inform and empower
effective practice -based learning.

What are the key aims of the programme?

The aim of this module is to provide a critical perspective of the complexities of mentoring processes that empower and facilitate effective learning and assessment of that learning in dynamic health and social care environments.

What will I study?

Context of practice
Teaching and learning theory
Assessment and accountability;
Evaluation of learning;
The learning environment;
Evidence based practice;
Leadership & Role modelling
Professional Body Standards

How will I be assessed?

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

On successful completion you will:

There is international evidence that CPD is vitally important for staff in terms of professional and personal development and in contributing to improved patient outcomes and increased public confidence. By studying HEA 9087 mentorship in professional practice, you will develop confidence and be empowered to coach learners and deliver practice-based learning as a way of providing ongoing quality and effectiveness.

The mentorship qualification (Standards to Support Learning and Assessing in Practice, NMC, 2008) has been superseded by the Standards for Education (NMC 2018). In addition to preparing nurses as educators, this module will develop the underpinning theory to undertake the roles of supervisor and assessor in practice .

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.

January 2020 S2 Aintree

Venue: Postgraduate Centre, Aintree Campus

Starts: Fri 31st Jan 2020

Session Times:
  • Session 1: Fri 31st Jan 2020, 9.00 am - Noon, Attendance
  • Session 2: Fri 7th Feb 2020, 9.00 am - Noon, Attendance
  • Session 3: Fri 14th Feb 2020, 9.00 am - Noon, Attendance
  • Session 4: Fri 21st Feb 2020, 9.00 am - Noon, Attendance
  • Session 5: Fri, 28th Feb 2020, 9.00 am – Noon, Attendance
  • Session 6: Fri 6th Mar 2020, 9.00 am – Noon, Attendance
  • Session 7: Fri 13th Mar 2020, 9.00 am – Noon, Attendance
  • Session 8: Fri 20th Mar 2020, 9.00 am – Noon, Attendance
  • Session 9: Fri 27th Mar 2020, 9.00 am – Noon, Attendance
  • Session 10: Fri 3rd Apr 2020, 9.00 am - Noon, Attendance
  • Session 11: Fri 10th Apr 2020, Reading Week
  • Session 12: Fri 17th Apr 2020, 9.00 am – Noon, Attendance
  • Session 13: Fri 24th Apr 2020, 9.00 am – Noon, Attendance
  • Assignment deadline: TBC.

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