EDUCATION IN NURSING AND MIDWIFERY

NSM5EDU

2020

Credit points: 30

Subject outline

Education in Nursing and Midwifery focuses on preparing clinicians for their role as facilitator, teacher, mentor, preceptor and clinical supervisor. Students gain an understanding of factors influential to learning in the clinical environment alongside how to design education encounters to maximise learning and minimise barriers. There are opportunities to observe, discuss, analyse and reflect upon contemporary clinical education practices and models. The subject focus includes utilising education theories and principles of instructional design to develop a learning program in the clinical setting. Students align identified outcomes with relevant teaching and learning activities, assessments and established evaluation approaches within the program.

SchoolSchool of Nursing & Midwifery

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorEwan McDonald

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be admitted in one of the following courses: HMN, HMNSCO, HMNUSC, HMMW

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsEvidence-Based Education in the Health Professions: Promoting Best Practice in the Learning and Teaching of Students.RecommendedBrown. T., & Williams, B. (2015).Radcliffe Publishers.
ReadingsIntroduction to teaching and learning in health professions.RecommendedMcKenna, L. and Stockhausen, L., 2013Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Articulate a philosophy of teaching and learning drawing on educational theory relevant to nursing and midwifery education.

Activities:
Online activity, workshops, written exercise

02. Appropriately use educational theory and instructional design principles to develop a program of learning.

Activities:
Online activity, workshops, written exercise

03. Critique relevant teaching approaches or clinical supervision models from literature and implement relevant approaches in practice.

Activities:
Online activity, workshops, written exercise

04. Select appropriate feedback and feedforward strategies to promote learning.

Activities:
Online activity, workshops, written exercise

05. Recognise and respond to factors that may influence nursing and midwifery education in the clinical environment.

Activities:
Online activity, workshops, written exercise

06. Design suitable rigorous evaluation methods to determine effectiveness of teaching and learning in nursing and midwifery education.

Activities:
Online activity, workshops, written exercise

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2020, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorEwan McDonald

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
Six 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
Twelve 6.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 1,500-word written task20 01, 02
One 5000 word written task50 01, 02, 03, 04, 06
One 2,500-word equivalent written task and multimedia presentation10 minute video (1500 word equivalent) and 1000 words associated written critique of practice.30 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06

Melbourne, 2020, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorEwan McDonald

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
Six 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 31 - 43
Twelve 6.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 1,500-word written task20 01, 02
One 5000 word written task50 01, 02, 03, 04, 06
One 2,500-word equivalent written task and multimedia presentation10 minute video (1500 word equivalent) and 1000 words associated written critique of practice.30 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06