Contemporary Issues in Healthcare Education


Gain the knowledge you need to address the constantly changing nature of professional education and take a step towards maintaining current registration through re-validation and continuing professional development.

This module will enable you to look at current national and professional documentation in relation to healthcare education and provides an opportunity to explore how these might impact in the workplace setting, thus contributing to CPD requirements.

The module considers influences such as diversity, leadership and multi-professional learning as well as social factors that may influence learners in practice.

Delivery Method

The primary learning strategy utilised within this module is independent learning. The foundation and direction for your learning will be through the virtual learning environment, Blackboard, where you will be directed to the main theoretical concepts that you need to study although you will be expected to progress your knowledge through independent reading and reflection on how the theory can be applied in your own teaching and learning practice.

A variety of teaching methods will be utilised to include lead lectures, delivered through podcasts, and self directed PowerPoint presentations as well as more interactive activities such as identification of your learning style, formative quizzes, article critique, and online discussion forums. The practical experience of teaching in the healthcare setting that you bring will be the basis for reflection and discussion in the online discussion forums; you will be encouraged to reflect on your teaching strategies and student feedback.

Academic credits
Delivery method
Distance learning

Entry requirements

A professional health or social care qualification / IELTS score 7.



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