Coaching, Mentoring and Clinical Supervision
The aim of this module is to prepare health professionals to skilfully coach, mentor and supervise other clinicians, in order to respond to the demands of health services. This module fosters knowledge and skill development for clinical education which will contribute to health workforce capability development. Participants will engage in critical thinking and reflexive learning activities that will enable them to practice as skilled coaches, mentors and clinical supervisors.
- -Philosophical and conceptual positioning for coaching, mentorship and clinical supervision
-Collaborative responsibilities with students, interns, colleagues with competence notifications and those engaging in extended practice
-Critical thinking, clinical reasoning and evidence bases for practice
-Capability development, learning for advanced practice, 'in the moment' teaching
-Assessing competency, formal and informal assessment
-Experiential learning and fostering reflexivity
- Teaching and Learning Strategy
- Teaching and learning methods in this web enabled module will involve theoretical and online sessions including tutorials, workshops, group activities, discussion, independent learning, and assignments. Inquiry based teaching approaches will engage students in learning activities that draw on practice experiences, facilitating knowledge and skill development within their area of practice.
- Assessment Criteria
- The portfolio is comprised of multiple components. Students need to achieve 50 in the collaborative pieces of work and 50 in the individual project work in order to pass the module
- Learning and Teaching Resource
- Students will be expected to research and read widely within their particular practice field. In addition, students will be expected to engage with texts and other sources of evidence based information that inform knowledge and skill development in practice.