ADVANCING PARAMEDIC PRACTICE - 2017/8

Module code: NUR2180

Module provider

School of Health Sciences

Module Leader

SNOOK V Mrs (Health Sci.)

Number of Credits

60

ECT Credits

30

Framework

FHEQ Level 5

JACs code

Module cap (Maximum number of students)

N/A

Module Availability

Crosses academic years

Overall student workload

Assessment pattern

Assessment type Unit of assessment Weighting
Examination CLINICAL EXAM 25%
Coursework REFLECTION 25%
Pass/Fail competencies ESSENTIAL SKILLS CLUSTERS AND RELATED COMPETENCIES 0%
Practical based assessment CLINICAL GRADING TOOL 25%
Coursework SNAPSHOT ASSESSMENT 25%

Alternative Assessment

N/A

Prerequisites / Co-requisites

None

Module overview

Practice hours, which are a required 50% of the programme. Demonstrating continued development of practical skills, professionalism, holistic care and evidence based practice.

Module aims

Learning outcomes

Attributes Developed

Attributes Developed

C - Cognitive/analytical

K - Subject knowledge

T - Transferable skills

P - Professional/Practical skills

Module content

Indicative content includes:


Students will practice under supervision of heath care professionals or PPE’d, they will consolidate their professional behaviour in the clinical setting.
They will have the opportunity to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the unwell patient through undertaking thorough investigative patient assessments.
In order to build on their understanding of the multi-disciplinary nature of healthcare, placements in year two will include visits to a Coronary care unit, Minor Injuries Unit, Paediatric A&E and adult A&E, where they will also have the opportunity to follow the patient journey.

Methods of Teaching / Learning

The learning and teaching strategy is designed to:


Role Modelling
Demonstration of clinical skills
Facilitation
Coaching
Structured feedback


30 hours per week in a varied shift pattern of social and unsocial shift times.

Assessment Strategy

The assessment strategy is designed to provide students with the opportunity to demonstrate development of clinical skills in a clinical setting assessed by an appropriately educated PPEd and to show the underpinning knowledge

Thus, the summative assessment for this module consists of:


Reflection                          25%
Clinical Exam                    25%
Essential Skills Clusters    Pass/Fail
Clinical Grading Tool         25%
Snapshot Assessment       25%


Formative assessment


Initial Review
Mid-point Review
End Point Review


Feedback

The PPEd will support the student to reflect on and discuss their experiences of a number of emergency and non-emergency patient cases at a mid point review. The students will demonstrate their understanding of the elements required in the provision of clinical decision making. This will link the theories of patient management to clinical pathways  through reflection and research for supportive evidence enhancing the discussions with their PPE’d, who will provide formative feedback.

Reading list

Reading list for ADVANCING PARAMEDIC PRACTICE : http://aspire.surrey.ac.uk/modules/nur2180

Please note that the information detailed within this record is accurate at the time of publishing and may be subject to change. This record contains information for the most up to date version of the programme / module for the 2017/8 academic year.