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  1. Continuing Professional Development
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Leading and Facilitating Learning in Practice CPPD

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Delivery of this module will be online due to government-issued guidelines during the Covid-19 pandemic and may be made available face-to-face subject to Public Health England recommendations. Please submit your application and, once reviewed by the module leader, you will receive more specific information about the online delivery of your module and assessments.

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.

PLEASE NOTE: Modules NMM961 and NMM109 are running together.

Module NMM109 is a 15 credit module assessed by a 4,000 word essay assignment. Module NMM961 is a 30 credit module assessed by three pieces of academic work and a Practice Assessment Document (PAD). Participants in this module must have a post-graduate student to supervise in practice for a year, in order to achieve competencies required in the PAD.

Fee for NMM109 is £900 and NMM961 is £2,000

Module dates

Dates: TBC

This module is not running again in the current academic year. New dates will be available in August of 2019. Please register your interest to be contacted.



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

Module leaders

  • Raf Benato

    Since joining City, University of London in 2005, Raf 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.