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PDC61657 - An Introduction to Clinical Facilitation in Aged Care

Course Details

Course Summary

This online micro-credential is aimed at clinical facilitators/teachers/supervisors who wish to advance their knowledge and skills in clinical education. The micro-credential 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 micro-credential. 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.

This is a non-creditable micro-credential which is awarded a digital badge and Certificate of Completion which can be shared to your social networks and displayed in your professional portfolio.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements, however, students enrolling in this course should work in the healthcare profession.

Course Details

Course Type Short Course (Professional Development)
Student Availability
  • International
  • Domestic
Fees
Application Mode
  • Other
How to Apply

For direct access to the micro-credential, visit our Learning Management Site: Be Different

Simply set up an account on the site to pay and access the micro-credential you wish to study.

Study Area
  • Health
Skill Area
  • Health

Admission Codes

Domestic Students
Tertiary Admission Centre Codes (TAC) Codes
Not Applicable
International Students
CRICOS Codes
Not Applicable

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

Undertaking this micro-credential enables students to meet their Continuing Professional Development obligations and industry update requirements in their profession. Upon successful completion of the micro-credential, students will be awarded Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours, a non-creditable micro-credential (Digital Badge) and a Certificate of Completion.

Course Structures

Study Mode Definitions

  • Mixed Mode courses are delivered online and require compulsory attendance of site-specific learning activities such as on-campus residential schools and/or workshops.
  • Online courses are delivered using online resources only.
  • On-campus courses are delivered using a combination of face-to-face and video conferencing style teaching at CQUniversity campuses.

*All study modes may include Vocational placement and/or work integrated learning.

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Standard Micro-credential Structure

4 hours

  • Online
No units are associated with this course


Course 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 modelling, reflection, cognitive rehearsal and narrative pedagogy.

Assessment

Online Quiz

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