Contemporary Healthcare Education

Subject code: NS5345:03

The subject will explore a range of contemporary issues and methods relevant to health professional education. Students will be encouraged to reflect on the concept of healthcare education and their role as an educator in the healthcare setting.

Learning outcomes

  • Evaluate advancements in technology and their influence on healthcare education
  • Analyse contemporary teaching, learning and assessment challenges for education in healthcare contexts
  • Critically reflect on healthcare education needs of consumers and recommend contemporary education strategies that meet identified learner needs
  • Evaluate the learning and professional development needs of healthcare professionals working in contemporary needs.


Test/Quiz (unweighted mandatory assessment)

Reflection/reflective task 10%

Proposal 40%

Presentation (oral) 50%

This subject is part of the Nurse Education major in the online Master of Nursing.

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