A conference style presentation (15 minutes duration) of an action plan based upon the topic identified for the Critical Review of Practice module, which considers their motivation for choice of topic and the potential personal, professional and organisational impact. The presentation will include at least one slide reflecting upon their development as a practitioner through the clinical supervision process (4000 words equivalent) (100% of module, 100% of grade.
Further information about the assessment can be found at the end of this handbook, in the “assessment brief” section.
Guidance on how to use independent study time:
For the clinical supervision sessions prepare an outline of (a) significant clinical situation(s) to share with your group, considering how these might relate to the module leaning outcomes Additional guidance will be provided within facilitated online sessions related to specific student requirements.
Referencing system: Please refer to your student handbook. CCCU Harvard refencing style is used.
Learning Materials: Session materials and supporting information is available on Blackboard and through recorded lectures.
Indicative Reference List & Resources
for self-directed learning in relation to academic/graduate skills focusing on
British Journal of Nursing
Journal of Advanced Nursing
Nurse Education in practice
The Clinical Supervisor
Some students may be required to take reassessment for the module, following a decision from a Board of Examiner. Do check the Your Guide to Assessment and Award Processes and seek advice from your Personal Academic Tutor if this is the case for you. Support from the module team will be available in preparation for the reassessments.
This handbook should be read in conjunction with other sources:
A conference style presentation (15 minutes duration) of an action plan based upon the topic identified for the Critical Review of Practice module, which considers their motivation for choice of topic and the potential personal, professional and organisational impact. The presentation will include at least one slide reflecting upon their development as a practitioner through the clinical supervision process (4000 words equivalent) (100% of module, 100% of grade)
Produce a narrated power-point of no more than 15 minutes based upon the topic you will be exploring for the Critical Review of Practice (CRoP) module, using the CRoP action plan to structure this presentation.
Clearly identify your topic and working title.
Explain why it is significant to
– current healthcare generally and
– adult nursing specifically
Outline any initial (pre-literature search) thoughts/opinions on the topic
Explore why you have chosen this topic consider here
– any personal engagement or experience with the topic? The 5 minutes script sent
– Does this relate to a potential area of future working/ employment?
Are you hoping to find evidence for a particular view/outcome/strategy in relation to the topic ? OR
Is your study an open enquiry and you have no preference for what the outcome might be?
Either is acceptable
Literature Search Strategy:
Identify key search terms words and show how these link to your topic (PICO).
Explain your choice of databases
Personally e.g. more understanding of a health care issue which has affected you on a personal level.
Professionally e.g. an opportunity to develop more expertise in relation to a specialism you wish to work in.
Organisationally e.g. provision of evidence in relation to a change in practice you would like to see adopted.
Consider any sustainability aspects which might arise in these three categories.
Identify any barriers you have encountered in relation to this study and how you have (or intend to) overcome them
Indicate any early findings and relate these to the sections above.
A reflection on the role of GCS upon your development as a future healthcare practitioner.
For your draft submission (please submit a 5 minute narrated PowerPoint which based on your response to the motivation section (above). This is done and sent to you for the chosen topic
Guidance for producing and submitting the Narrated PowerPoint can be found in the assessment section of this module’s Blackboard
Additional Assessment information will be under the Assessments tab on Blackboard
Date and validity Valid for academic year 2022/2023