Evaluation of reflection in rehabilitation


Evaluation of reflection in rehabilitation

The focus of this module is the exploration of reflective strategies used in the context of rehabilitation practice.

The module offers students an opportunity to evaluate reflection in relation to their own learning in the context of their own working environment. Additionally it will enable students to consider how to facilitate a reflective approach within a team.

A reflective approach to professional practice is a vital part of continuing professional development and it is hoped that this provides a valuable grounding for those looking to advance practice in health, social work and social care.

Learning outcomes:

  1. Evaluate the reflective potential of CPD learning activities by drawing on reflective practice literature.
  2. Critically appraise CPD learning activities for potential to transform professional practice outcomes.
  3. Critically discuss methods of evaluating the effectiveness of reflective strategies in professional practice.
  4. Discuss change management theory and research and relate to reflective practice.
  5. Critically appraise methods of facilitating reflection within an interprofessional team.

Who is the module for? Suitable for all practitioners working in health and social care including nurses, doctors, occupational therapist, physiotherapists, social workers and speech and language therapists.

Module code: ER704X

Entry criteria:

Applicants should normally have, or be expected to achieve, a first degree in a relevant professional area (or an equivalent overseas qualification). Recent Level 6 or 7 study will also be considered.

Non-standard entry

  • Qualified health and social care practitioners (without first degrees) that can demonstrate evidence of either a contribution to the development of practice, or appropriate other study, are also encouraged to apply. Alternative qualifications may be considered and applicants holding these qualifications are encouraged to submit an application form. Candidates may be required to submit supplementary details (e.g. transcripts) and asked to complete a short qualifying essay.
  • If you are an international student, you will also need an English Language qualification such as IELTS 6.5 (no less than 6.0 in each section) or other equivalent recognised language qualification.

Location: St George’s, University of London

Number of credits and level of study: 15 credits at level 7

Assessment: Written case study

Pattern of Delivery: 7 half-days

Module dates:*

  • 6, 20 October, 10, 24 November, 1 December 2017, 12, 19 January 2018

*Dates may change

Fee: £800

Programme: This module is part of Rehabilitation PgCert/PgDip/MSc