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HSIP806 – Designing Practice

Module code
Module title
Designing Practice
This module prepares students to respond innovatively to complex practice problems. Students will work through a real world practice problem, learning skills for working collaboratively in inter-professional teams to design creative responses to problems. The emphasis will be on service design.
  • HS1701
  • NU0015
NZQA Level
Level 8
NZQA Credits
Delivery method
  • Web-Based
Learning hours
Total learning hours
Resources required
Learning Outcomes
Clearly identify the contributing factors to a complex practice problem.
Understand the value base of the service provider's desired outcome.
Work collaboratively within an interprofessional team.
Develop methods for obtaining relevant information and processes for analysing the information in relation to the desired outcome.
Collaboratively produce a prototype for the service provider and undertake a reflexive exploration of the process and outcomes of the project.

-Understanding a complex practice problem and desired outcome
-Understanding empathy as the central mode for designing human-centred services
-identifying research strategies to understand all aspects of the problem
-Skills for working in inter-professional teams
-Creatively imagining responses to a problem and identifying the most viable options
-Communicating with stakeholders
-Developing and presenting prototypes

Teaching and Learning Strategy
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. Teaching and learning will take place in the classroom, using discussions and exercises, and in the field (Wintec campus). Students will also engage in synchronous on-line forums to develop their ideas....
Assessment Criteria
PortfolioThree pieces of work to include both group and individual assessments100

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