JCU Australia logo

Subject Search

NS5407 - Contemporary Issues in Nurse Education

Credit points: 3
Year: 2012
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: School of Nursing, Midwifery & Nutrition

The subject will explore contemporary issues affecting nurse education such as teaching in universities, the changing health environment, workforce requirements and other professional and social issues impacting on nursing.

Learning Outcomes

  • discuss the impact of a changing health environment on nurse education;
  • identify issues which affect nurse education;
  • outline the professional and social issues which need to be considered in nurse education.

Graduate Qualities

  • The ability to think critically, to analyse and evaluate claims, evidence and arguments, and to reason and deploy evidence clearly and logically;
  • The ability to deploy critically evaluated information to practical ends;
  • The ability to find and access information using appropriate media and technologies;
  • The ability to evaluate that information;
  • The ability to select and organise information and to communicate it accurately, cogently, coherently, creatively and ethically;
  • The ability to reflect on and evaluate learning, and to learn independently in a self directed manner;
  • The ability to read complex and demanding texts accurately, critically and insightfully;
  • The ability to speak and write clearly, coherently and creatively;
  • The ability to use online technologies effectively and ethically.

Availabilities

Study Period 1, External
Census Date 22-Mar-2012
Coordinator: Dr Helena Harrison
Lecturers: Assoc. Professor David Lindsay, Dr Kristin Wicking.
Method of Delivery: CDROMandWWW - LearnJCU
Assessment: assignments.

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.