This 40 credit masters level module will enable you to manage a practice development project within your workplace, with the support of your project supervisor.
The substantive project enables the student to demonstrate their ability to manage practice development. The project provides an opportunity to apply knowledge and understanding of methodology and methods to develop an area of practice, evaluating the impact or potential impact upon the practice area. Students may undertake this project in their actual workplace, or the workplace may be a defined sphere of practice.
Level 7 - masters degree
Blended learning approach with face to face delivery in Plymouth
- critically discuss and evaluate current research evidence and related policy/guidelines to create a shared vision of practice development for an identifiable goal in your workplace
- create and implement a practice development plan that is context specific with identifiable aims and objectives. Select and justify use of methodology and methods to measure and evaluate the practice development process at each stage
- demonstrate evidence based outcomes from your practice development activity and critically discuss the impact and potential impact of your work for the practice area and person-centred care
- use a reflexive approach to critically explore your role as a practitioner within the practice development process. Share your work and engage in critical discussion with fellow practice colleagues and students
- present a logical and clearly written practice development report.
12 September, 3, 10, 31 October, 28 November, 5 December 2023 and 16 January 2024
14 November, 5, 12 December 2023, 9 January, 6, 13 February and 19 March 2024
- Application forms.
- Change of name forms.
- Pre-course information.
- Downloadable guides.
- Student card.
- be a registered practitioner working in an area of practice that will allow you to meet the module outcomes
MSc Advanced Neonatal Nurse Practitionerand all MSc Advanced Professional Practiceprogrammes in the School of Nursing and Midwifery – have completed 140 credits in modules linked to your chosen programme, including the relevant core modules
- for MSc Advanced Critical Care Practitioner and
MSc Surgical Care Practitioner(all pathways) – you must have completed the corresponding PgDip programme and core module APP703.