Module Title:   Clinical Work-Based Learning 2

Module Credit:   20

Module Code:   ENG2319D

Academic Year:   2015/6

Teaching Period:   Trimester 3

Module Occurrence:   A

Module Level:   FHEQ Level 5

Module Type:   Work-Based Learning

Provider:   Engineering

Related Department/Subject Area:   School of Engineering

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 practitioner in their chosen field. To evaluate the role of the practitioner as a member of the multi-disciplinary team.

Learning Teaching & Assessment Strategy:
The module will be delivered through work-based learning consistent with the learning outcomes. Pre-clinical skills will be developed through practical sessions. Students will be directed to key texts and on-line support material. Students are supported through tutor visits. Assessment will be through a reflective professional portfolio that demonstrates how students have met the learning outcomes.

Lectures:   0.00          Directed Study:   176.00           
Seminars/Tutorials:   6.00          Other:   6.00           
Laboratory/Practical:   12.00          Formal Exams:   0.00          Total:   200.00

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

Describe the other healthcare roles that contribute to the patient pathway and identify the role of the clinical engineer in that pathway.
Demonstrate a good knowledge of anatomy and physiology as well as the disease pathologies and clinical prognoses relevant to your practice.
Demonstrate a good knowledge of the use, operation and construction of a range of equipment relevant to your practice.
Demonstrate a good knowledge of maintenance, repair, calibration and quality assurance techniques.

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

Demonstrate an understanding of the core elements of patient care.
Use experience of clinical environments to identify the type and purpose of equipment within each environment.
Make an appropriate choice of equipment/procedure to meet a specified need and assess its fitness for purpose.
Critically apply scientific principles covered within your own practice.
Perform a range of activities (including maintenance, repair, calibration and quality control) whilst applying appropriate health and safety best practice and assess risks, and their implications, to the patient and healthcare staff

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

Communicate effectively by methods, and at levels, appropriate to the needs of the audience.
Produce a professional portfolio which cumulatively records / provides evidence of skills, knowledge and understanding, ability to use reflective practice and personal and professional development.

  Coursework   100%
  Professional portfolio (4000 wd equiv) providing evidence of, and reflection on, how the learning outcomes have been met

Supplementary Assessment:
As Original

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.
Professional portfolio development.
Reflective practice.
Communication skills.
Risk assessment.

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