PTY-40112 - Practice Experience 4b
Coordinator: Emma Woodhouse
Lecture Time: See Timetable...
Level: Level 7
Credits: 15
Study Hours: 186
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Programme/Approved Electives for 2024/25


Available as a Free Standing Elective






Barred Combinations


Description for 2024/25

1. To enable the student to develop and critically reflect upon their personal development and learning needs.
2. To provide the student with an opportunity to adapt and critically reflect on their interpersonal skills in a placement setting.
3. With the support of practice educators, the student will develop and justify physiotherapy knowledge, decision-making and implementation abilities in a placement setting.

Intended Learning Outcomes

Take responsibility for own personal learning needs, critically reflect on behaviour and learning accordingly, and use a variety of appropriate learning and development resources and feedback mechanisms: 1,2
Adhere to legislation, local policy, CSP Code of Professional Values & Behaviour and the HCPC Standards of Conduct, Performance and Ethics: 1
Demonstrate the use of a wide range of appropriate communication & leadership skills; critically analysing and modifying these to suit the needs of service users, carers, colleagues and the placement setting: 1,2
Demonstrate a critical awareness and understanding of the impact of health inequalities within the placement setting and promote a sense of inclusion and belonging.: 1
Gather, analyse & critically reflect on information from a wide range of sources and apply evidence-based practice to reason and evaluate and justify appropriate interventions: 1
Demonstrate and critically reflect on a range of approaches & formats in recording information and utilising digital technology: 1
Analyse and justify learning needs of the MDT in healthcare settings and critically implement and evaluate a training plan: 2

Study hours

150 hours placement hours
19 hours Scheduled Teaching, including:
- 7 hours placement debrief (synchronous lecture)
- 10 hour of lectures
- 1 hours of tutorial
- 1 hours of assessment preparation
17 hours of independent study including:
11 hours independent study -
6 hours assessment preparation

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, length of which will depend on individual need.

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 4b is assessed using a criterion referenced form. Students will be required to prepare a case study presentation or essay during their practice experience placement to inform assessment 2.

2: Presentation weighted 100%
Practice Experience Linked Module Assessment
In this assignment the students will present a 30 minute in-service training aimed at members of the AHP/MDT from their clinical placement. It will consist of 20 minutes presentation and 10 minutes of questions