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Developing an innovated flexible clinical education model : enhancing student learning

Lawrence, Karen (2014) Developing an innovated flexible clinical education model : enhancing student learning. Other Degree thesis, Victoria University.

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The purpose of this study was to enhance the clinical experience of undergraduate nursing students through an investigation into a Flexible Clinical Education Model offered at Victoria University. Clinical education is a vital component of the undergraduate nursing curriculum that provides students with the opportunity to develop the knowledge, attitudes and skills needed to function effectively as a qualified nurse. Despite the commitment of universities to produce competent graduates, there is continued debate regarding models of clinical education that provide best practice in the clinical learning environment.

Item Type: Thesis (Other Degree thesis)
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Doctor of Education

Uncontrolled Keywords: social learning, nurse education, communities of practice, ethnography, best practice clinical learning environments, undergraduate nursing students, Victoria University, Melbourne
Subjects: FOR Classification > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education
Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > College of Education
Depositing User: VU Library
Date Deposited: 05 Nov 2014 23:17
Last Modified: 05 Nov 2014 23:17
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/25839
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