Mentoring in Practice - Level 6 - 6NU513

About this module

This module prepares clinicians to develop the skill and knowledge to assessthe total performance of pre-registration students including skills, attitudes and behaviours. It will also enable clinicians, in an autonomous manner, to organise and co-ordinate students' learning activities in practice.

The use of relevant work based learning under the supervision of a qualified mentor provides the opportunity to critically reflect on the education experience.

You can choose to study either online or at classes at Kedleston Road, Derby.

Learning Beyond Registration

Learning Beyond Registration (LBR) is a vital part of developing competent, capable health service practitioners prepared to deliver a dynamic, flexible, quality, client-focused service. If you're employed by the NHS in the East Midlands then you may be eligible for fee-free access to our LBR modules and/or programmes. You'll need to supply evidence of approval from your line manager and Trust Education Lead when you apply.

Find out more about LBR at Find out more at www.derby.ac.uk/lbr.

Continuing Professional Development

CPD is a core element of every health and social care professional's development journey. We have CPD modules at undergraduate and postgraduate levels (levels 6 and 7), which have all been tailored to meet the needs of practitioners and managers working within the health and social care sectors. We have modules to suit nurses, occupational therapists, hand therapists, radiographers, psychotherapists, and those working within complementary therapies.

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Which professions is this module aimed at? Nursing and Paramedic

Course code: - Module code: 6NU513

Start dates are usually: Start dates are usually: If you're studying wholly online you can start in January or September. If you're studying on campus at Derby you can start in March or September. If you’re studying on campus at Chesterfield you can start in March, May or September.

Module level: Level 6

Module credits: 20 credits

Learning outcomes

On completion of this course, you will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate an in-depth knowledge and understanding of the role of the mentor and the skills involved in either a health and /or social care setting. 
  2. Evaluate the learning environment and resources within work place settings and plan, implement and evaluate an educational experience that effectively uses appropriate strategies to optimise teaching, learning and asessing.

Fees and finance

Studying via LBR

If you're employed by the NHS in the East Midlands you may be eligible for fee-free access to out LBR modules. You'll need to supply evidence of approval from your line manager and Trust Education Lead when you apply. Find out more at www.derby.ac.uk/lbr

Self-funded CPD

If you're self-funding, then the team you need to contact depends upon how you wish to study. Some modules are available online whereas others are studied on campus, through distance learning or a mixture of the two.

Where will I study?

You'll study this course via online or on campus learning at Derby or Chesterfield.

Contact details

To find out more about studying this module through the LBR scheme, please contact the LBR team:

T: +44 (0)1332 591992
E: lbr@derby.ac.uk

Or visit www.derby.ac.uk/lbr

For campus, blended or distance learning modules please contact the College of Health and Social care team:

T: +44 (0)1332 591703
E: hsc@derby.ac.uk