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.
Topic 1: The broad landscape of professional experience learning in a clinical setting
Topic 2. Managing the learning environment for patient safety
Topic 3. Teaching and applying critical reflection of professional experience education
Topic 4. The inclusion of the patient’s voice in professional experience education
Topic 5. Providing and monitoring the students’ application of the feedback they are provided
Topic 6. Assessing students’ work at the point of patient care
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.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||compare and contrast the difference between supervising and facilitating learning in professional placements||Intellectual rigour|
|2||critically analyse ways in which facilitating learning supports patient safety, patient centred-care and student-centred teaching||Ethical practice|
|3||evaluate the features of effective feedback that encourages students to reflect on their knowledge, skills, behaviours and clinical practice methodologies||Communication and social skills|
Study Period 5
- No prescribed texts.
Teaching and assessment
SCU Online (intensive)
|Structured online learning (6 wks)|
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2015 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1
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