The module consists of two components:
1.The second part of your main clinical placement, from September to December of Part 3. Together with Audiology Clinical Placement 2, you must complete 27 weeks of clinical placement in total across the two parts.
2.Virtual support for your placement.
See also the Terms of Placement and your Programme Specification.
You will complete the next stages of your portfolios of clinical audiology competence (the Individual Record of Clinical Practice, IRCP) and of professional practice (Professional Development Portfolio, PDP), building on that completed during Audiology Clinical Placement 2.
Aims and Objectives
Having successfully completed this module you will be able to:
- Critically evaluate clinical practice in the areas covered by the IRCP in terms of underpinning theory and evidence from a range of sources (including fundamental science, clinical studies, systematic reviews, guidelines and standards)
- Demonstrate safe, effective, compassionate, efficient and patient-centred practice in real-time as described in the relevant stage of the IRCP and with reference to appropriate national and local standards of practice such as published by the NHS (e.g. the principles and values that guide the NHS), your registration bodies (e.g. code of conduct) and your professional bodies. This includes clinical reasoning and problem-solving, communication with the public and other health care professionals, collaborative working in multidisciplinary teams and the ability to justify your decisions.
- Demonstrate that you have met the relevant professional standards in audiology, which includes reflecting critically on, and self-motivating learning related to, your practice, your experiences, professionalism within audiology and health services, the feedback you receive, the feedback you give and the role of the audiology professional
See the Individual Record of Clinical Practice (IRCP) and placement handbooks.
Reflective practice and your Professional Development Portfolio (PDP).
Learning and Teaching
Teaching and learning methods
Participating in clinical practice under direct/indirect supervision (see Terms of Placement).
Self-directed study, including protected study time (4 hours per week).
Receiving feedback on above.
Tutorials with your clinical placement supervisor.
|Wider reading or practice||40|
|Completion of assessment task||40|
|Total study time||600|
Resources & Reading list
Placement Handbook. See Placement Handbook and briefings during Parts 1-2 of the programme.
Jasper M. (2003). Beginning reflective practice.
Johns C. (2013). Becoming a reflective practitioner.
You must pass all components of assessment individually in order to pass the module overall; in addition, you must pass all components, sections and sub-sections of this stage of your IRCP to pass the module overall. You cannot compensate for failing one or more of the elements of assessment by passing the others with greater than minimum marks.
In recognition of the high workload of the placement, one remedial attempt is available for those components referred to in the referral table. The marks for remedial attempts will be capped at 40% (not the module as a whole).
The remedial opportunity for the IRCP is restricted to the end-of-placement Assessment Visit element only. That remedial opportunity will either be held at your placement centre or at the university in the Semester 1 exam period in January, prior to starting Semester 2. No remedial opportunity is available for the other elements of the IRCP or for the Placement component of assessment in the table below. The usual extension and special consideration processes apply for all.
Repeat year internally only; usually must repeat entire 27 weeks of placement.
This is how we’ll formally assess what you have learned in this module.
This is how we’ll assess you if you don’t meet the criteria to pass this module.
Repeat type: Internal