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Module Title
Personal, Professional And Academic Development
Reference HS2097 Version 3
Created May 2017 SCQF Level SCQF 8
Approved June 2010 SCQF Points 30
Amended June 2017 ECTS Points 15

Aims of Module
To develop the student's skills and ability to reflect on their own personal, professional and academic development and explore issues relating to quality healthcare service delivery. This module further aims to introduce students to the principles of evidence based practice.

Learning Outcomes for Module
On completion of this module, students are expected to be able to:
1 Explain the need for reflective practice, continuing professional development and personal development planning
2 Demonstrate self reflection and the ability to set objectives for personal, academic and professional development.
3 Explain the principles of evidence based practice and valid and reliable measurement tools in healthcare research.
4 Identify the importance of research, evaluation and audit in relation to professional practice and improving healthcare delivery.

Indicative Module Content
Study skills Reflective practice Professionalism Values in Healthcare Personal development planning Continuing professional development Learning styles Service improvement Evidence based practice Audit in healthcare Validity and reliability in research Measurement tools Literature critique Clinical Reasoning Evidence based decision making

Module Delivery
Online e-learning, study day activities, directed and private study

Indicative Student Workload Full Time Part Time
Contact Hours N/A 90
Non-Contact Hours N/A 210
Placement/Work-Based Learning Experience [Notional] Hours N/A N/A
Actual Placement hours for professional, statutory or regulatory body    

If a major/minor model is used and box is ticked, % weightings below are indicative only.
Component 1
Type: Coursework Weighting: 100% Outcomes Assessed: 1, 2, 3, 4

Explanatory Text
The module will be assessed by coursework.
Module Grade Minimum Requirements to achieve Module Grade:
A A in the coursework.
B B in the coursework.
C C in the coursework.
D D in the coursework.
E E in the coursework.
F F in the coursework.
NS Non-submission of work by published deadline or non-attendance for examination

Module Requirements
Prerequisites for Module Successful completion of all Stage One CertHE Radiographic Studies modules (or equivalent) will normally be required.
Corequisites for module None.
Precluded Modules None.

1 BULMAN, C. 2015 Reflective Practice in Nursing, 5th Edition. Oxford:Blackwell Science.
2 KEMBER D. 2001 Reflective Teaching and Learning in the Health Professions.Oxford:Blackwell Science.
3 POLGAR,S., & THOMAS,S.A., 2011. Introduction to Research in the Health Sciences, 5th Edition. London: Churchill Livingstone.

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