Art and Science of Practice Education
Level 7, 20 Credits
The programme is targeted at professionally qualified healthcare practitioners actively engaged in a practice education role. It offers you the opportunity to develop and refine your teaching and assessment skills within the practice environment.
The course is also available online to Department of Health Family Nurse Partnership Trainers/Educators only.
You will be expected to be actively engaged in teaching and assessing on a regular basis within a practice setting.
There is a minimum period of 6 weeks consolidated practice at the completion of the taught programme.
Intakes commence in January and September.
The cost for this CPD module is £40.00 per credit through the CPD apply route or £32.00 per credit through the self-funded route.
One half day of study every two weeks over a 15 week period. This online programme requires regular timetabled engagement with online materials.
The taught content of the programme is structured around the eight domains as identified within the Standards to Support Learning and Assessing in Practice (NMC2008).
You will discuss, review and analyse these eight principles against all professional standards within practice teaching and learning.
Please contact the Faculty Admissions team for further information on assessment methods for this programme.
In order to be accepted onto the Art and Science of Practice Education course, you must:
- be a professionally registered healthcare practitioner
- have evidence of working with learners within the practice setting
- be identified as a suitably qualified practice mentor
- have evidence of recent study at Level 6
If you are working towards the NMC Stage 3 Practice Teacher award, you will be required to demonstrate evidence of practice teaching and assessing up to a minimum of 90 hours with an appropriate student.
The Practice Mentor must hold the minimum qualification of NMC Practice Teacher Award or Sign off Mentor status. This must be negotiated prior to commencement of the programme.
This Continuing Professional Development can be studied within the MSc Advanced Healthcare Practice (Clinical) award framework or as a single CPD.
Dates for the coming year will be available shortly.
How to apply
If your CPD course is funded by NHS North West, please apply through the CPD apply system. You can contact your Trust Training Lead for further advice on this process.
If you are funding the course yourself, please apply using the postgraduate online application form
Further information is available in our CPD for healthcare professionals brochure.
Faculty Admissions Team
Faculty of Education, Health and Community
Liverpool John Moores University
79 Tithebarn Street
Liverpool L2 2ER
T: 0151 231 5829
The University may make changes to a programme of study or module where such changes are deemed to be beneficial to students, are minor in nature and unlikely to impact negatively upon students or become necessary due to circumstances beyond the control of the University.