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As with any single pole switch; in series.
With no exposed metal surfaces, swapping the 'hot' (black) and the white wires isn't dangerous and if the switch has no third screw for grounding, you can't make a mistake. The sensing circuit of the switch receives voltage from the voltage drop across the switch when off and probably has a small voltage drop when on.
If there is an additional screw visibly connected to a metal plate (possible 'heat sink') that is concealed when the switch is installed, that screw is intended to be connected to any ground wire or terminal in the wall box in which the switch is to be mounted. This may or may not be connected; it isn't important to the switch operation or hazardous to leave it unconnected.

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Resources:
http://www.leviton.com/OA_HTML/ibeCCtpItmDspRte.jsp?item=452283§ion=10892&minisite=10026

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2) If you are replacing single-pole switch, that is where one switch controls the Load (light fan motor)
Here are instructions for installing ipp15-11 Motion switch for single-pole replacement.
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The other wire that came off switch will connect to ipp15 screw marked RD red
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