Accessibility Statement for Introduction to healthcare practice (KYN104)
Mode of study
All of the study materials for this module 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-assessment quizzes. Online materials also include links to internal and external resources, online forums and online tutorial rooms.
The learning events for this module are delivered online and are a mandatory requirement under NMC rules. All assignments (Tutor Marked Assignments) are submitted and marked electronically. You will also have three practice review meetings with your Practice Supervisor and/or Practice Assessor and your Practice Tutor/Academic Assessor.
Working with others
You will be required to work with other students. This includes contributing to the learning of others, looking at, and commenting on, the work of others, reflecting on others’ comments on your work, and/or working together with fellow learners on a project/task.
This is a work-based module during which students are required to work in healthcare practice settings.
Diagrams and other visual content
The study materials contain some diagrams. Interpreting these is an important part of the study of this module. Figure descriptions are provided for all figures.
You will be required to search for, and make use of, third party material online.
This module has Tutor-Marked Assignments (TMAs), which must be submitted online via the OU electronic TMA (eTMA) system, Interactive Computer- Marked Assignments (iCMAs) which must be completed online, an End-of-Module Assessment submitted online, and a Practice Assessment Document (PAD).
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. Resources exist on StudentHome to support study skills development.
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Conditions of professional practice
Introduction to healthcare practice (KYN104) has been developed in accordance with the Code: Professional standards of practice and behaviour for nurses, midwives and nursing associates. Visit the NMC website for more information.