Rhedir gan School of Medical and Health Sciences
10.000 Credyd neu 5.000 Credyd ECTS
Semester 1 a 2
Trefnydd: Mrs Gillian Roberts
In the second year of this programme students will complete approximately 560 hours of clinical placement as directed by the Health and Care Professions Council who state that in order to graduate as a Chartered Physiotherapist students must have successfully completed a minimum of 1000 clinical hours during the programme.
The purpose of this module is to further develop the practical aspects of physiotherapy education that were developed in year one and year two modules. The module will be delivered in two clinical settings, one of which will be driven by emerging clinical interests. All placements will be commensurate with pre-registration clinical learning but Practice Placement 2 will facilitate students to further develop the links between theory and practice through reflection with university tutors in the University Professional Development Review tutorials as well as placement learning contracts which are developed collaboratively with practice educators. Students' academic knowledge will be combined with practical experience developed in the placement area to further develop the process of preparing them to transition towards working as a physiotherapist in the near future; this is seen as part of a collaborative process between stakeholders, service providers and the School of Health Sciences.
The aim of the two practice placements during Practice Placement 2 is to provide learning opportunities that will enable learners to deepen their knowledge from university based modules and practice placements in year 1 in different clinical environments. These two further placements offer students the chance to deepen theoretical knowledge and skills from year one of the programme with a wider range of practical experience of engaging with service users and carers. Students work as part of a multi-disciplinary team and have the opportunity to further their skills and knowledge in clinical settings to further develop the professional attitudes and values necessary to be eligible to become Chartered Physiotherapists.
Students will develop the knowledge and understanding required to engage with service users from referral through to discharge with decreasing help from the practice educator. Students will integrate knowledge and implementation of health and safety, legal, policy and ethical issues related to service delivery in specific clinical areas.
Students will demonstrate an in-depth understanding of the complex integration of knowledge, personal skills and values necessary for effective and efficient team-working in practice. They will have the opportunity to investigate in depth the effectiveness of the unique roles adopted within a team in the practice setting and to critically reflect on the elements required to ensure good practice in inter-professional team working for the benefit of service users and carers. One of the practice placements in Practice Placement 2 must be focussed on either the musculoskeletal, neurology or cardiorespiratory areas of physiotherapy practice (dependant on which areas have already been completed in year one placements). One further clinical area is normally allocated dependent on the student’s developing interest in a particular area of practice.
The module will include: • Implementation of physiotherapy skills in the clinical situation • Service user care and treatment planning including keeping accurate and legal patient records • Communication and interaction with the multi-disciplinary team • Critical analysis of the impact of professional identity on collaborative approaches to clinical practice • Communication and interaction with patients, carers and service users • Professionalism • Identification of relevant legislation and policy such as Health and Safety at work, risk assessments and implementing correct Moving and Handling procedures • Discipline specific learning including practical skills required in physiotherapy • Clinical reasoning and reflective practice to analyse information and make reasoned judgements with minimal guidance
This placement will be assessed as a Pass or Fail mark, achieved by meeting the learning outcomes and via negotiation with the placement educator taking into account the student’s personal learning goals for the placement. There will be no percentage mark given for the placement portfolio.
- Critically reflect upon legislation and policy through identifying, discussing and implementing relevant aspects for ethical service delivery in clinical areas.
- Engage collaboratively with service users while following the problem solving approach with decreasing guidance of the practice educator.
- Select and utilise the most appropriate method of communication with service users, carers, colleagues and other members of the multi-disciplinary team.
- Perform subjective and objective assessments and extract information from non-service user sources where relevant
- Critically reflect upon how they have conducted themselves in a professional manner as physiotherapy students at all times and how they have undertaken inter-professional working / learning where appropriate.
- Collate information from assessment to identify the most appropriate intervention planning with service users and carers and discuss possible solutions based on how the physiological effects of the intervention affect the pathology of the problem
- Choose and implement appropriate solutions in a manner that is safe and effective based on evidence-based practice and clinical reasoning that is commensurate with the knowledge, skills and values of a physiotherapist
- Evaluate the process of selecting and implementing the intervention and identify ways of monitoring effectiveness and adapting interventions if necessary
|Clinical practical assessment||100.00|
Strategaeth addysgu a dysgu
Prior to all observational and clinical placements students will be given a session to prepare them for placement learning. Post-placement students will be given the opportunity to debrief and discuss any issues relating to placement learning.
Students will be expected to successfully complete a minimum of 560 hours in various clinical placements.
- Llythrennedd - Medrusrwydd mewn darllen ac ysgrifennu drwy amrywiaeth o gyfryngau
- Rhifedd - Medrusrwydd wrth ddefnyddio rhifau ar lefelau priodol o gywirdeb
- Defnyddio cyfrifiaduron - Medrusrwydd wrth ddefnyddio ystod o feddalwedd cyfrifiadurol
- Hunanreolaeth - Gallu gweithio mewn ffordd effeithlon, prydlon a threfnus. Gallu edrych ar ganlyniadau tasgau a digwyddiadau, a barnu lefelau o ansawdd a phwysigrwydd
- Archwilio - Gallu ymchwilio ac ystyried dewisiadau eraill
- Adalw gwybodaeth - Gallu mynd at wahanol ac amrywiol ffynonellau gwybodaeth
- Sgiliau Rhyngbersonol - Gallu gofyn cwestiynau, gwrando'n astud ar atebion a'u harchwilio
- Dadansoddi Beirniadol & Datrys Problem - Gallu dadelfennu a dadansoddi problemau neu sefyllfaoedd cymhleth. Gallu canfod atebion i broblemau drwy ddadansoddiadau ac archwilio posibiliadau
- Ymwybyddiaeth o ddiogelwch - Bod yn ymwybodol o'ch amgylchedd a hyder o ran cadw at reoliadau iechyd a diogelwch
- Cyflwyniad - Gallu cyflwyno gwybodaeth ac esboniadau yn glir i gynulleidfa. Trwy gyfryngau ysgrifenedig neu ar lafar yn glir a hyderus.
- Gwaith Tîm - Gallu cydweithio'n adeiladol ag eraill ar dasg gyffredin, ac/neu fod yn rhan o dîm gweithio o ddydd i ddydd
- Mentora - Gallu cefnogi, helpu, arwain, ysbrydoli ac/neu hyfforddi eraill
- Gofalu - Dangos consyrn am eraill; gofalu am blant, pobl ag anableddau ac/neu'r henoed
- Rheloaeth - Gallu defnyddio, cydlynu a rheoli adnoddau (dynol, ffisegol ac/neu ariannol)
- Dadl - Gallu cyflwyno, trafod a chyfiawnhau barn neu lwybr gweithredu, naill ai gydag unigolyn neu mewn grwˆp ehangach
- Hunanymwybyddiaeth & Ystyried - Bod yn ymwybodol o'ch cryfderau, gwendidau, nodau ac amcanion eich hun. Gallu adolygu ,cloriannu a myfyrio'n rheolaidd ar eich perfformiad eich hun ac eraill.
- Arweinyddiaeth - Gallu arwain a rheoli, datblygu cynlluniau gweithredu ac amcanion, cynnig arweiniad a chyfarwyddyd i eraill, ac ymdopi â'r pwysau sy'n gysylltiedig ag awdurdod o'r fath
Goblygiadau o ran adnoddau ar gyfer myfyrwyr
Students will be expected to have access to IT, Library Services and Word in order to work within each of the modules.
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