Teaching, learning and assessment methods
The modules in this qualification provide an opportunity for you to demonstrate how your practice has been informed through teaching and learning. You will also demonstrate increasing levels of practice competence through:
- TMAs that review the student’s ability to negotiate learning contracts, through a critical incident patient/client dilemma, and evaluation of their evidence base for care
- EMA incorporating a portfolio of practice development and reflective commentary on practice.
Throughout the qualification, cognitive skills are assessed in practice by the demonstration of thinking and reflective skills which reflect understanding of practice interventions and evaluation.
Cognitive skills are also measured through adherence to marking criteria that require you to demonstrate relevance and depth within project work whether this be through TMAs, examination or other forms of coursework.
The development of key skills is woven through all the modules and demonstrated through the preparation of assessed student work. Your skills of problem solving, communication and competence with numeracy are also reviewed and assessed. Practical and/or professional skills are assessed primarily in practice during the work-based learning module. In practice you will also need to demonstrate reflective skills and as part of this reflection demonstrate your personal development from work-based experiences.
You will need to demonstrate application of your learning to practice at a level of competence that satisfies external standards for Certificates of Higher Education.
The learning outcomes for this section are those of the Health Professions Council and are assessed through portfolio evidence, TMA and EMA.
The curriculum map demonstrates how increasing use of information technology is reflected through both your learning and the development of your practice.
In practice you will also need to demonstrate reflective skills and as part of this reflection demonstrate your personal development from work-based experiences.