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2021 unit offering information will be available in November 2020

Unit description

Develops knowledge and skills centred on the preparation and delivery of professional experience education for nursing and other health disciplines. Explores issues pertinent to the facilitator’s responsibilities in balancing an optimal education experience for the student with quality professional advice and services.  Analyses and synthesizes a range of contemporary adult learning theories which are integrated into the unit through discussion and reflection.

Unit content

  • The broad landscape of professional experience learning in a clinical setting
  • Managing the learning environment for patient safety
  • Teaching and applying critical reflection of professional experience education
  • The inclusion of the patient’s voice in professional experience education
  • Providing and monitoring the students’ application of the feedback they are provided
  • Assessing students’ work at the point of patient care

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
On completion of this unit, students should be able to:GA1GA2GA3GA4GA5GA6GA7
1compare and contrast the difference between supervising and facilitating learning in professional placementsIntellectual rigour
2critically analyse ways in which facilitating learning supports patient safety, patient-centred care and student-centred teachingEthical practice
3evaluate the features of effective feedback that encourages students to reflect on their knowledge, skills, behaviours and clinical practice methodologies.Communication and social skills

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. compare and contrast the difference between supervising and facilitating learning in professional placements
    • GA1: Intellectual rigour
  2. critically analyse ways in which facilitating learning supports patient safety, patient-centred care and student-centred teaching
    • GA3: Ethical practice
  3. evaluate the features of effective feedback that encourages students to reflect on their knowledge, skills, behaviours and clinical practice methodologies.
    • GA6: Communication and social skills

Teaching and assessment

Notice

Intensive offerings may or may not be scheduled in every session. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

Southern Cross University employs different teaching methods within units to provide students with the flexibility to choose the mode of learning that best suits them. SCU academics strive to use the latest approaches and, as a result, the learning modes and materials may change. The most current information regarding a unit will be provided to enrolled students at the beginning of the study session.

Fee information

Domestic

Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2021 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1

Fee paying courses
For POSTGRADUATE or UNDERGRADUATE full fee paying courses please check Domestic Postgraduate Fees OR Domestic Undergraduate Fees

International

Please check the international course and fee list to determine the relevant fees.

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