Module Title:   Clinical Work-Based Learning 1

Module Credit:   10

Module Code:   ENG1097M

Academic Year:   2015/6

Teaching Period:   Trimester 3

Module Occurrence:   A

Module Level:   FHEQ Level 4

Module Type:   Work-Based Learning

Provider:   Engineering

Related Department/Subject Area:   Engineering: Materials and Medical (not in use)

Principal Co-ordinator:   TBA

Additional Tutor(s):   TBA

Prerequisite(s):   None

Corequisite(s):   None

To provide the student with the opportunity to develop their knowledge, skills, understanding and practice necessary for the role of a clinical engineer. To evaluate the role of the practitioner as a member of the multi-disciplinary team.

Learning Teaching & Assessment Strategy:
Professional practice will be introduced through lectures and developed in tutorials. The bulk of the module will be delivered through work-based learning consistent with the learning outcomes. Students will be directed to key texts and on-line support material. Students are supported through tutor visits. Assessment will be through a written report that demonstrates how students have met the learning outcomes.

Lectures:   6.00          Directed Study:   84.00           
Seminars/Tutorials:   6.00          Other:   4.00           
Laboratory/Practical:   0.00          Formal Exams:   0.00          Total:   100.00

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

Describe the other healthcare professional roles that contribute to the clinical patient pathway and identify the role of the clinical engineer in the pathway.
Describe the practical implications of the diseases and pathologies that may lead the patient to benefit from your practice.
Demonstrate a knowledge of the use and operation of a range of technology relevant to your practice.

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

Interact with other healthcare professionals and work within the clinical environment so as to demonstrate an understanding of the importance of the core elements of patient care, i.e. respect, dignity, privacy, confidentiality, compassion, understanding, listening skills record taking etc.
Perform a range of activities whilst applying appropriate health and safety best practice.
Use experience of a range of clinical environments where the clinical engineer may be involved to indentify the type and purpose of equipment within each environment.

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

Communicate on a wide range of levels appropriate to the needs of the listener.
Apply safe working practice in all areas of your practice.

  Coursework   100%
  Work-based written assignment (2,500 words maximum) demonstrating how the learning outcomes have been met

Outline Syllabus:
The structure and management of the NHS
The role of the Healthcare Science professional.
Public engagement in science and its role in health and society
Role of the clinical engineer and associated health workers.
Core elements of patient care.
Introduction to the principles and practice of clinical governance.
Health and safety.

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