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HEA8201 Introduction to Clinical Education

Short Description: Intro to Clinical Education
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences
School or Department : School of Nursing and Midwifery
Student contribution band : Band 2
ASCED code : 069999 - Health not elsewhere classifie
Grading basis : Graded


Pre-requisite: Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: BHEH or MNSG or PDEV or GCHH or GDHH or MOHH and be employed as a practising health professional

Other requisites

This course can be completed in two (2) parts (as professional development activities) or as a complete course. Students completing this course as part of professional development must complete Part A and Part B within an 18 month period. Participants who successfully complete Part A and B of the course (including assessment items) will be given credit for one course in the Graduate Certificate of Health (Rural Clinical Education).

Students will require access to e-mail and have internet access to UConnect for this course


This course focuses on developing knowledge for facilitating learning in rural clinical settings, for students, peers and other health professionals, and the development of peer networking, interdisciplinary team work, active learning and building support networks at a distance. The course has two components. Part A can be completed as a Professional development activity, with an internal `non-award' certificate on successful completion course components and practical activities. Part A focuses on building foundational knowledge of the core elements for promoting active learner-centred learning in the clinical setting, including assessment of learning. Part B addresses the communication aspects of interprofessional education including communication, peer support principles, creating positive environments and networking at a distance - working remotely. Completion of this course will provide a firm foundation for supporting learning in non-urban settings.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2019 External