The University of Southampton

NPCG1019 Practice Experience 2

Module Overview

Placement 5

Aims and Objectives

Module Aims

The practice experience provides a work-based environment to enable you to apply the theoretical knowledge and skills learnt in academic module/s. Modular learning outcomes tested through a practice based assessment. Core attributes and specified essential skills and competencies must be achieved in each practice experience. Required mandatory skills will be identified in your skills log and their practise must be verified in this log.

Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes

Having successfully completed this module you will be able to:

  • describe strategies for team working, with reference to appropriate literature
  • engage actively and effectively in all team activities.
  • take responsibility for professional attitudes and behaviour towards peers and others.
  • begin to develop the skills necessary to effectively  give and receive feedback
  • identify and begin to reflect on the roles and responsibilities of the different professions
  • access, evaluate, select and share information from a range of academic and practice based sources

Learning and Teaching

Teaching and learning methods

Practice experience is supported by direct supervision from mentors and other professionals. Although you have supernumerary status you are expected to be involved in direct care. Opportunities exist in each practice experience for you to arrange additional experiences to meet your learning needs. Further support is provided through discussion of practice experiences and specific case scenarios during Learning Group meetings with peers and academic tutors.

Placement Hours320
Total study time320

Resources & Reading list

Essential standards for quality and safety. 

Koubel, G., & Bungay, H. (eds) (2008). The challenge of person-centred care; an inter-professional perspective.. 

Standards for pre registration nursing education. 

Essence of Care.

The Code: Standards of conduct performance and ethics for nurses and midwives. 

Guidance for the care of Older people. 



MethodPercentage contribution
Assessment of Practice 100%


MethodPercentage contribution
Assessment of Practice 100%

Repeat Information

Repeat type: Internal & External

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