PTY-40060 - Practice Experience 4c
Coordinator: Helen Edwards Tel: +44 1782 7 34564
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Level: Level 7
Credits: 10
Study Hours: 193
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Programme/Approved Electives for 2023/24


Available as a Free Standing Elective






Barred Combinations


Description for 2023/24

This module aims to:
Enable the student to evaluate their personal and professional development focusing on both self and the management of others.

Develop and apply skills to effectively and efficiently assess and critically evaluate patient/client interventions in a relevant external setting.

Talis Aspire Reading List
Any reading lists will be provided by the start of the course.

Intended Learning Outcomes

contribute effectively to integrated care by evaluating factors that inform and affect social interactions with patients and carers and members of the inter-professional team: 1,2
formulate, perform, justify and modify an assessment and from it, form judgments regarding intervention required to meet the patients┐ needs with supervision as required: 1,2
develop and apply clinical reasoning skills to differentiate between diagnoses and the effectiveness of different physiotherapy interventions: 1,2
handle and record information with due regard to professional and regulatory guidance/requirements, placement base policies and legal and ethical requirements: 1
proactively demonstrate self-management skills by beginning to manage own and others work; being able to plan, organise and prioritise work/activities as well as more complex tasks: 1
identify and implement the CSP Code of Professional Values and Behaviour and the HCPC Guidance on Conduct and Ethics for Students within this practice experience: 1
review and demonstrate analysis of integrating experiential, clinical and research evidence into relevant healthcare settings: 2

Study hours

187 practice experience hours
6 hours tutor led study (to include tutorials)
There is a requirement that students will undertake directed independent study in preparation for the placement and an expectation to undertake self-directed independent study throughout the duration of the placement.

School Rules


Description of Module Assessment

1: Practice Based Assessment weighted 0%
Criterion Referenced Assessment
The student's knowledge, skills and professional behaviour on Practice Experience 4c is assessed using a criterion referenced form. The student is required to produce a case study during the practice experience placement which will inform Assessment 2.

2: Oral Exam weighted 100%
Practice Experience Linked Module Assessment
This comprises of a 30 minute clinical reasoning viva based on a previously submitted real life case scenario prepared during practice experience.