Enabling Learning in Nursing Practice (NMC Practice Teacher) Academic Credits

Location Stafford campus
Course Start

This course runs over two terms within the academic year.

Term 1 cont in T2 from 09.30 – 16.30 on the following dates:

23, 30, September 2015, 28 October 2015, 25 Novemeber 2015 and 3 February 2016
Tutorials will be held on Wednesday 9 March 2016


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Faculty Faculty of Health Sciences

At the end of the programme you will become a Practice Teacher for nursing, specialist practice and specialist community public health nursing students. Enabling practice learning for students on NMC approved programmes within health and social care settings.

Graduate destinations

It will enable you to be annotated as a Practice Teacher (NMC stage 3) on the local mentors’ register.

Entry requirements

Professional qualification and post qualification experience must accord with NMC requirements. Must have recognised mentor qualification and be live on a local mentors’ register. Must have opportunity to undertake the appropriate practice based learning activities. You must identify a supervisor who is a Practice Teacher/ Teacher (NMC stage 3 or 4) to supervise your teaching practice. Useful to have ‘sign off experience’ but not essential. Entry subject to discussion with module leader.

Module outline

The module focuses on the following themes:

  • The facilitation of professional and interprofessional learning in practice.

  • The assessment of practice, including accountability for sign off practice proficiency.

  • Enhancing the practice learning environment.

  • Evaluating and enhancing quality in teaching and assessment of practice.

  • Reflection upon and evaluating roles and responsibilities in practice of enabling learning in nursing, specialist practice and specialist community public health nursing practice.

Module overview

In addition to 5 full taught days and 1 tutorial day, this module also incorporates 25days (150 hours) practice of teaching, facilitation and assessment of learning in practice environments.


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