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HEA8201 Introduction to Clinical Education

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences
School or Department : School of Nursing and Midwifery
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 28 November 2022


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


This course focuses on developing knowledge for facilitating learning in clinical settings, for students, peers and other health professionals, and the development of peer networking, interdisciplinary team work, active learning and building support networks. It is therefore necessary for an educator to have a good understanding of education theory and how it is impacted by the environment and be able to plan authentic learning experience within the environment. This course provides students with the knowledge and skills to enable them to facilitate learning with colleagues and students within the healthcare setting. Completion of this course will provide a firm foundation for supporting learning in health care settings.

The course builds foundational knowledge of the core elements for promoting active learner-centred learning in the clinical setting, including assessment of learning and addresses communication aspects of interprofessional education including communication, peer support principles, creating positive environments and networking.

Course offers

Study period Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2022 Online
Date printed 28 November 2022