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NUR8510 The Reflective Practitioner and Theorist

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Sciences
School or Department : Nursing and Midwifery
Version produced : 21 April 2014

Requisites

Pre-requisite: Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: MMHN or PMHN or MNRS

Synopsis

This course will prepare the student to contribute to the development of nursing knowledge through a study of personal clinical practice and relevant theory. First the student will examine their own clinical practice and come to a deeper understanding of their own informed theories of practice through observation and critical reflection. Then the student will critically evaluate nursing theory and meta theory. Finally, the student will look for evidence of a nursing theory consistent with their own practice. This will involve enhancing skills in reflection, analysis, synthesis and critique. The philosophical stance of the course derives from critical social theory and as such is concerned with improving practice through emancipatory processes.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2013 External
Semester 3, 2013 External