EDUCATION IN HEALTH PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE

NSG2EHP

2016

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject explores foundations and practical issues surrounding learning and teaching roles undertaken by health professionals. The subject examines foundations of learning and teaching and uses these to analyse factors that can impact on learning and teaching in the practice of health professionals. The subject will scrutinise the learning and teaching requirements of patients and families across the lifespan as well as peers and colleagues. The impact of different learning styles will be explored including the identification of how students can maximise their own learning potential. Skills and knowledge will be developed in planning, conducting and evaluating a basic effective education session. Local and/or international contexts for learning in health professional practice will be explored including classrooms, clinical environments, interdisciplinary learning and community settings. Practical hands on application of knowledge and skills is imbedded in the subject.

SchoolSchool of Nursing & Midwifery

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorSinead Barry

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Learning resources

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsIntroduction to teaching and learning in health professions.PrescribedMcKenna, L. & Stockhausen, L. 2013LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS, SYDNEY NSW.

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Employ teaching and learning principles in the education of patients, families and carers, peers and colleagues, locally and/or internationally.

Activities:
a) Appraise the principles of learning and teaching and how they relate to health professional education. b) Describe ways of knowing in health professional practice. c) Discuss the characteristics of the learner that influences learning. d) Examine the effect of peers on learning. e) Identify how the context of learning impacts on the learning process. f) Identify factors to maximise personal learning.

02. Apply theories of learning and health behavioural change to support health education activities of people across the life-span, respecting cultural diversity, in their health experience.

Activities:
a) Utilise health behavioural change theory to focus assessment and plan culturally effective health education interventions. b) Discuss the importance of a comprehensive learning needs assessment for patient, family and carer education. c) Describe health behavioural change theories.

03. Select appropriate assessment and feedback to maximise learning.

Activities:
a) Discuss the concept of assessment and the role assessment plays in learning. b) Explore the principles for giving effective feedback to promote learning. c) Examine the function of giving feedback. d) Practice giving peer feedback and conducting self-assessment. e) Demonstrate giving effective feedback to colleagues.

04. Demonstrate the ability to effectively deliver and evaluate a teaching and learning activity within a variety of healthcare and educational contexts.

Activities:
a) Create appropriate intended learning outcomes arising from needs assessment. b) Employ a teaching and lesson plan using appropriate teaching and learning activities to meet learning outcomes. c) Demonstrate effective facilitation to promote learning. d) Employ an appropriate evaluation for an educational session.

Subject options

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Albury-Wodonga, 2016, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSinead Barry

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
Ten 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
"20 HOURS OF SELF-DIRECTED ONLINE LEARNING ACTIVITIES"

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
Ten 1.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
"10 HOURS EQUIVALENT OF ONLINE LECTURES"

Scheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
Six 1.0 hours scheduled online class every two weeks on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
"6 HOURS TO BE DELIVERED USING COLLABORATE"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Microteaching session critique equivalent to 1,000-words30 01, 02, 03, 04
One 1,500-word Reflective report of teaching and learning session(s)35 01, 04, 03, 02
One 1,500-word Teaching and Learning Lesson Plan35 01, 02, 03, 04

Bendigo, 2016, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSinead Barry

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
Ten 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
"20 HOURS OF SELF-DIRECTED ONLINE LEARNING ACTIVITIES"

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
Ten 1.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
"10 HOURS EQUIVALENT OF ONLINE LECTURES"

Scheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
Six 1.0 hours scheduled online class every two weeks on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
"6 HOURS TO BE DELIVERED USING COLLABORATE"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Microteaching session critique equivalent to 1,000-words30 01, 02, 03, 04
One 1,500-word Reflective report of teaching and learning session(s)35 01, 04, 03, 02
One 1,500-word Teaching and Learning Lesson Plan35 01, 02, 03, 04

Melbourne, 2016, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSinead Barry

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
Ten 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
"20 HOURS OF SELF-DIRECTED ONLINE LEARNING ACTIVITIES"

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
Ten 1.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
"10 HOURS EQUIVALENT OF ONLINE LECTURES"

Scheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
Six 1.0 hours scheduled online class every two weeks on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
"6 HOURS TO BE DELIVERED USING COLLABORATE"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Microteaching session critique equivalent to 1,000-words30 01, 02, 03, 04
One 1,500-word Reflective report of teaching and learning session(s)35 01, 04, 03, 02
One 1,500-word Teaching and Learning Lesson Plan35 01, 02, 03, 04

Mildura, 2016, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSinead Barry

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
Ten 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
"20 HOURS OF SELF-DIRECTED ONLINE LEARNING ACTIVITIES"

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
Ten 1.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
"10 HOURS EQUIVALENT OF ONLINE LECTURES"

Scheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
Six 1.0 hours scheduled online class every two weeks on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
"6 HOURS TO BE DELIVERED USING COLLABORATE"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Microteaching session critique equivalent to 1,000-words30 01, 02, 03, 04
One 1,500-word Reflective report of teaching and learning session(s)35 01, 04, 03, 02
One 1,500-word Teaching and Learning Lesson Plan35 01, 02, 03, 04

Shepparton, 2016, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSinead Barry

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
Ten 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
"20 HOURS OF SELF-DIRECTED ONLINE LEARNING ACTIVITIES"

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
Ten 1.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
"10 HOURS EQUIVALENT OF ONLINE LECTURES"

Scheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
Six 1.0 hours scheduled online class every two weeks on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
"6 HOURS TO BE DELIVERED USING COLLABORATE"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Microteaching session critique equivalent to 1,000-words30 01, 02, 03, 04
One 1,500-word Reflective report of teaching and learning session(s)35 01, 04, 03, 02
One 1,500-word Teaching and Learning Lesson Plan35 01, 02, 03, 04

Singapore, 2016, Week 48-08, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMonica Peddle

Class requirements

Lecture/Seminar Week: 48
One 3.0 days lecture/seminar per study period on any day including weekend during the day in week 48 and delivered via face-to-face.
"This subject is a requirement for students undertaking the Bachelor of Nursing degree in Singapore or Hong Kong and may be offered as an elective option for students enrolled in the three year Bachelor of Nursing (HBN) degree in Australia. This subject is conducted in Singapore in conjunction with the Singapore Nurses Association and in Hong Kong in collaboration with the Chinese University of Hong Kong. In off-shore delivery the subject will be taught over approximately 8-10 weeks with a three day face to face teaching block"

WorkShop Week: 48
Ten 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day in week 48 and delivered via online.
"20 HOURS OF SELF-DIRECTED ONLINE LEARNING ACTIVITIES"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Microteaching session critique equivalent to 1,000-words30 01, 02, 03, 04
One 1,500-word Reflective report of teaching and learning session(s)35 01, 04, 03, 02
One 1,500-word Teaching and Learning Lesson Plan35 01, 02, 03, 04