Developing an innovated flexible clinical education model : enhancing student learning

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

Abstract

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.

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Doctor of Education

Item type Thesis (Other Degree thesis)
URI http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/25839
Subjects Current > FOR Classification > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education
Historical > Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > College of Education
Keywords social learning, nurse education, communities of practice, ethnography, best practice clinical learning environments, undergraduate nursing students, Victoria University, Melbourne
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