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NU2278 Developing Quality Practice
Assignment 1 Guidelines:
Teaching Plan

Using the Teaching Plan template on WebCt you must plan a 20 minute teaching session, that you will perform in clinical practice with a patient of your choice, during the teaching activity your mentor or patient will complete the Teaching Activity Proforma (available on WebCt).
Step 1 - Plan ahead – You need to manage your own time. Make an appointment to meet your module supervisor well in advance. At your meeting your module supervisor will expect to see a plan of what you want to discuss, they will provide advice and guidance, but they will not proof read your work or correct your grammar as this is your responsibility.
Your work should reflect an understanding of: * the evidence base supporting your chosen activity and teaching patients * the need for confidentiality and sensitivity when interacting with patients, clients and carers * patient equality, peoples’ equality, diversity and rights
Step 2 – your plan should consist of a title; introduction / background to the session; teaching plan, reference list and appendices (if applicable).
Title – every essay should begin with the title written out in full
Introduction / Background to the session (500 words) – this section should include your rationale for selecting the activity and a clear identification of the patient / client who the teaching is aimed at. Include your teaching method with a reason for selecting this method and identify the environment that the session will be performed in and your reason for choosing this environment. Where appropriate include the evidence base linked to the end text reference list.
Teaching Plan – Using the proforma on WebCt, plan a 20 minute teaching session, on a health…...

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