Course Summary:

This online Short Course is aimed at clinical facilitators/teachers/supervisors who wish to advance their knowledge and skills in clinical education. The course focuses on clinical facilitation in aged care and explores the key psychosocial concepts of person-centred care and being solutions-focused. Learners are able to assess their own capabilities as a clinical facilitator before and after the course. On the topic of clinical facilitation, learners explore innovations, best practice, relevant pedagogies and novel strategies to inspire students to work with patients and residents of aged care. A case study of a recent approach that was taken to develop students’ communication and listening skills is provided.

Learning Outcomes:  

  1. Explain the knowledge, skills and attributes that a student of nursing needs to develop to be competent and safe in a placement setting 
  2. Understand facilitation strategies that empower students to work to their potential during clinical placement 
  3. Examine different pedagogies that would suit the context of any setting where students undertake clinical learning, including role modeling, reflection, cognitive rehearsal and narrative pedagogy.

Assessment:  Online Quiz

Fee:  Free

Duration:  4 hours

CPD Hours:  4

Intakes:  Enrolments are taken throughout the year on a continuous basis.

Study Mode:  Online

Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations:

This course provides Professional Development for health professionals.

Undertaking this course enables students to meet their Continuing Professional Development obligations and industry update requirements in their profession. Upon successful completion of the course, students will be awarded Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours and a CQUniversity Certificate of Completion.

Course Enquiries:  CPD-Enquiries@cqu.edu.au