Clinical Instructor Certificate Course
Starts April 24, 2024, ONLINE
PLEASE NOTE: THE CLINICAL INSTRUCTOR CERTIFICATE COURSE IS INTENDED FOR NOVICE INSTRUCTORS WITH 5 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE OR LESS.
Clinical education is a foundational component of nursing education. Clinical instructors have a fundamental role in the education of nursing students, to ensure they are adequately prepared with the knowledge, skills and attitudes needed to work in a wide-range of practice settings and speciality areas, and meet entry-to-practice competencies. This six week foundational course encompasses clinical education at the baccalaureate level in acute care settings, and public health and community health care placements. Course themes include: roles and responsibilities of the clinical instructor; monitoring and evaluating students in clinical settings; developing good patient assignments; mentoring and coaching students; creating a positive learning environment for students; roles and responsibilities of the educational unit in clinical education; and, issues, challenges and strategies for clinical instructors.
April 24, 2024 to May 15, 2024.