SOUTHAMPTON UNIVERSITY HOSPITALS NHS TRUST
To Support Application for Learning Beyond RegistrationMODULE No: / MODULE TITLE:
South Central SHA provides funding for SUHT to support staff achieving post-qualifying awards and modules provided through the University of Southampton, Faculty of Health Science. Attendance and achievement data is monitored by the Faculty and reported back to the Care GroupEducation Leads and Nursing and Midwifery Group on a quarterly basis.
There is a requirement for applicants accessing these funded places to attend study days and to submit the summative assignment at the end of the module (regardless of whether credit is required) as the knowledge and skills/competency are required for job role.
Listed below are the required lines of communication throughout the duration of your module studies. It is the responsibility of you as an individual to contact these people to inform them of any problems or concerns.Problem / Required Contact / Support
Cannot attend taught study day associated with module – need to report to: / Module Leader
Concerned about course work or ability to pass in any way – contact should be made ASAP with: / Ward Manager
Report to manager and Education Lead if you are unable to submit your assignment / Ward Manager
Referred after first marking of assignment – need to report to: / Ward Manager
Failed after second attempt of assignment – need to report to: / Ward Manager
Please Note: If you fail to submit a module assignment, you should be aware of the following:
- No Funding will be made available to you for any study days, conferences etc that are not classified as Mandatory or a necessity for your clinical practice for the period of a full year.
- Study Days, conferences etc that you apply for over the next two years will be reviewed by the Lead Nurse Team before being granted.
- Results also appear on The Learning Manager database, which is used as part of the appraisal process at ward level with your line manager.
- If you do not follow education and trust processes for non submission it may result in disciplinary action.
SUHT strives to support you in the attainment of knowledge and training and these processes have been put in place to help you and reduce the number of wasted spaces that in turn make it harder for individuals to access courses.
We hope you enjoy your course and wish you every success in your studies.
Part 1. To be signed by applicant.
(a) I understand that in applying for this module / award pathway, that I am required to attend all of the taught study days associated with this module and that failure to attend the full study days without a valid reason, will result in my not being financially supported with any further academic modules or programmes of study.
(b) I understand that in obtaining funding support for this module I am required to undertake the summative assignment at the end of the module whether or not the academic credit is required. Failure to submit assignments will result in my not being financially supported with any further academic modules or programmes of study.
(c) I understand that I am required to report back the results of my assignments to my line manager and to my care group education lead as soon as I am notified of them.
(d) I have read and understood the mechanism for reporting any problems that I may have whilst undertaking module, and agree to report to relevant persons and comply with the education provider process for applying for deferral.
(e) I have read and understand the impact of failure to adhere to the above terms will result in further applications for funded study, conferences being refused and that failure to adhere to the above may result in disciplinary action.Part 2 -
On submission of an assignment you will provide a summary of learning which has occurred and recommendations for practice to your ward manager and education lead.
For research modules proposals:- you will met and discuss with education lead at planning phase to ensure that your chosen project meets both service needs as well as personal interest
Part 3. To be signed by applicant
Please sign to confirm that all statutory and mandatory training is up-to-date in line with Trust guidance and that this course has been discussed as part of your Appraisal and Personal Development Plan
Name (print)Ward /Dept
Part 4. To be signed by the applicant’s line manager.
(a) I support this applicant for the above course/award. I am aware of module dates and have agreed to release them from practice to attend all of the required study days.
(b) I will notify my Care Group Education Lead should the applicant not be able to attend any of the study days for any reason or should we need to cancel the place for any reason.
(c) I have discussed the expected module outcomes with the applicant and will endeavour to help them and/or refer him/her to the Care Group Education Lead should they be referred on their assignment at first attempt.
Name (Print)Ward / Dept.
Part 5. To be signed by the Care Group / Divisional Education Lead.
I support this application and agree to put in place the appropriate help and support should the applicant be referred on their assignment at first attempt.
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