Accessibility Statement for Extending your contribution to healthcare practice (K236)
Mode of study
All of this module’s study materials are online. Online materials are composed of pages of text with images, audio and video clips (all with transcripts/subtitles), diagrams, interactive media, animations, and multiple choice self-assessed quizzes. Online materials also include links to external resources, online forums and online tutorial rooms. Printed materials are provided for some module content.
This module provides a range of online tutorials. Although not compulsory, attendance at tutorials will help you consolidate your learning.
Working with others
You will be required to work with other students. This includes looking at, and commenting on, others’ work, reflecting on others’ comments on your work, and/or working together with fellow learners on a project/task.
Work-based practical work to meet the National Occupational Standards for Assistant Practitioner forms a required component of your Practice Portfolio assessment.
Mathematical and scientific expressions and notations
Mathematical and scientific symbols and expressions are used in this module and you will be required to use such notation within assessment.
Diagrams and other visual content
The study materials contain some diagrams, graphs and photographs. Reading, interpreting and producing examples of these is an important part of the study of this module and is assessed. Figure descriptions are provided for all figures.
You may be required to search for, and make use of, third party material online. Alternatives for required research material can be provided to enable you to meet the Learning Outcomes of the module.
This module has Tutor-Marked Assignments (TMAs), which must be submitted online via the OU electronic TMA system, Interactive Computer- Marked Assignments (iCMAs) completed online and an End-of-Module Assessment submitted online, and a Practice Portfolio submitted in hard copy.
You will receive feedback from your tutor on your submitted Tutor-Marked Assignments (TMAs). This will help you to reflect on your TMA performance. You should refer to it to help you prepare for your next assignment.
All University modules are structured according to a set timetable and you will need time-management skills to keep your studies on track. You will be supported in developing these skills.
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Conditions of professional practice
Extending your contribution to healthcare practice (K236) adheres to the guidance for ensuring safe practice, based on the Code of Conduct for Healthcare Support Workers.