HS994-8-FY-CO:
Professional Portfolio 2

The details
2023/24
Health and Social Care (School of)
Colchester Campus
Full Year
Postgraduate: Level 8
Current
Tuesday 24 October 2023
Tuesday 23 July 2024
30
02 October 2023

 

Requisites for this module
(none)
(none)
(none)
(none)

 

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Key module for

MSC B90536 Professional Practice (Health Care),
DOCTB90460 Health Care Education,
DOCTB90060 Health Service Management,
DOCTB74060 Nursing,
DOCTB93060 Occupational Therapy,
DOCTB71260 Public Health (Health Visiting),
DOCTL59260 Social Care Education,
DOCTL59060 Social Services Management,
DOCTB62060 Speech and Language Therapy

Module description

The Professional Portfolio is a compulsory module within the Professional Doctorate in Health & Social Care programme. The module is completed twice during the programme, the aim being to enable the student to demonstrate continued learning toward and at level 8.

The module is taught over a period of a year. Student’s engage in facilitated learning and reflection on current problems within their workplace. Reflective models are taught, critically considered and applied to real world problems within practice. Over the course of the year the student build a tool kit which will enable him/her to revisit problems and identify solutions.

Module aims

To offer doctoral preparation that integrates professional expertise and academic rigour.

Module learning outcomes

On successful completion of this module, the [learner] should be able to:

Demonstrate expert decision making

Engage in critical reflection upon practice

Systematically reflect upon working and leading within complex, multi professional environments

Make significant contribution to local and national health and social care provision through critical appraisal of current practice

Develop networks to facilitate self-development

Demonstrate self-directed, expert application of research techniques in the focused examination of a relevant practice-based topic

Module information

The module is taught over a period of a year. Student's engage in facilitated learning and reflection on current problems within their workplace. Reflective models are taught, critically considered and applied to real world problems within practice. Over the course of the year the student build a tool kit which will enable him/her to revisit problems and identify solutions.





Learning and teaching methods

The format for HS994 is predominantly facilitated groups sessions containing teacher input, discussion and reflection. Students are expected to bring to sessions practical problems for examination.

Bibliography

This module does not appear to have any essential texts. To see non - essential items, please refer to the module's reading list.

Assessment items, weightings and deadlines

Coursework / exam Description Deadline Coursework weighting
Coursework   Professional Portfolio 2  29/07/2024  100% 

Exam format definitions

  • Remote, open book: Your exam will take place remotely via an online learning platform. You may refer to any physical or electronic materials during the exam.
  • In-person, open book: Your exam will take place on campus under invigilation. You may refer to any physical materials such as paper study notes or a textbook during the exam. Electronic devices may not be used in the exam.
  • In-person, open book (restricted): The exam will take place on campus under invigilation. You may refer only to specific physical materials such as a named textbook during the exam. Permitted materials will be specified by your department. Electronic devices may not be used in the exam.
  • In-person, closed book: The exam will take place on campus under invigilation. You may not refer to any physical materials or electronic devices during the exam. There may be times when a paper dictionary, for example, may be permitted in an otherwise closed book exam. Any exceptions will be specified by your department.

Your department will provide further guidance before your exams.

Overall assessment

Coursework Exam
100% 0%

Reassessment

Coursework Exam
100% 0%
Module supervisor and teaching staff
Dr Mary Kennedy, email: mrkenn@essex.ac.uk.
Dr Mary Kennedy
Becky Hindle E: hscpgradmin@essex.ac.uk

 

Availability
No
No
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External examiner

Dr Elaine Lehane
University College Cork
Senior Lecturer
Resources
Available via Moodle
No lecture recording information available for this module.

 

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