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Leading and Facilitating Learning in Practice CPPD

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Course overview

This module will enable you to develop the skills and knowledge to work as a practice teacher for specialist practice students (usually health visitors, school nurses and district nurses) during their community placements.  You will be able to facilitate learning for individuals and groups in a practice setting and to apply strategies to monitor, measure and evaluate learning in practice.

Following successful completion of the module you will be eligible to enter the local health service provider register, which is held by your employer, as a practice teacher. You must be in a position to work with a specialist practice student whilst undertaking the module to demonstrate your competence and consolidate your learning.

This module is worth 30 credits.

Module dates

Term 1:

SEP: Wednesday 12 September, 19 September, 26 September 2018
OCT: Wednesday 3 October, 10 October, 17 October, 31 October 2018
NOV: Wednesday 7 November,  14 November, 21 November 2018

Module Submission Date: 25 February 2019



Prerequisite knowledge

  • You must be a qualified nurse or midwife either in the UK or overseas.
  • You need to be a qualified mentor and have qualified as a mentor at least 2 years before commencing the course.

English requirements

For those students whose first language is not English one of the following qualifications is also required:

  • IELTS: 7.0

Please note that due to changes in the UKVI's list of SELTs we are no longer able to accept TOEFL as evidence of English language for students who require a CAS as of April 2014.

Module leaders

  • Raf Benato

    Since joining City, University of London in 2005, Rosa has developed and led numerous educational initiatives at a School and university level.

    She is the Lead for Teaching Excellence (LTE) for the Health Services Research and Management Division in the School of Health Sciences. This is a substantive role ...

  • Rosemary Marx

    Rosemary joined the public health team in 2014 after a 30 year NHS career in midwifery and health visiting. She has a BSc (Hons) in Specialist Practice Public Health (City Alumni) and has achieved the post-graduate Certificate in Education since her appointment as lecturer (Health Visiting) with City, University of London.