Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2012:September, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 36 hours lectures |
Total Time Commitment:
In addition to the subject contact hours, students are expected to devote approximately 6 hours a week to this subject.
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It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student’s participation in the University’s courses. Students who think their disability will impact on meeting this requirement are encouraged to discuss this matter with the Course Coordinator and the Disability Liaison Unit.
CoordinatorMs Finbar Hopkins
The University of Melbourne
Centre for Psychiatric Nursing
757 Swanston St
Carlton Victoria 3010 AUSTRALIA
T: +61 3 8344 9625
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This subject will provide the learner with the skills and knowledge to provide and apply learning support systems in the clinical workplace. Whilst a variety of learning support models are explored and discussed, particular emphasis is placed on the preceptorship model of clinical support. The major themes of the subject are the learning organisation, principles and practices of teaching, learning and assessing in clinical practice with particular importance on providing learner feedback, the preceptor-preceptee relationship, and creating a supportive learning environment.
Upon completion of this subject, it is expected that the student will be able to:
There are 2 assessments for this subject:
|Prescribed Texts:|| |
Bond, M and Holland, S. (1998). Skills of clinical supervision for nurses. London: Buckingham Oxford University Press.
Levett-Jones, T. & Bourgeois, S. (2007) The Clinical Placement. London Elsevier.
Driscoll, J. (2000). Practising clinical supervision: A reflective approach. Edinburgh RCN: Bailliere Tindall.
Morton-Cooper, A., and Palmer, A. (2003). Mentoring, preceptorship and clinical supervision: A guide to professional support roles in clinical practice (2nd ed). London: Blackwell Scientific.
Nicklus, P, and Kenworthy, N. (2004). Teaching & assessing in nursing practice: An experiential approach. Edinburgh RCN: Bailliere Tindell.
Ullrich, S. and Haffer, A (2009). Precepting in Nursing Developing an Effective Workforce. London: Jones & Bartlett.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On completion of the subject students should have developed the following generic skills of the Melbourne graduate and postgraduate coursework student:
|Links to further information:||http://www.nursing.unimelb.edu.au|
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