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July 04, 2018

What Makes a Good Lecturer?

Good lecturers do two things very well: First, they create a positive environment that enables students to enjoy learning. Second, in the learning process, they assist and enable students to achieve their goals. But it’s not that simple. There are a number of key skills and qualities required in this
June 27, 2018

Closing the Theory-Practice Gap: Is it Possible?

Moving to different clinical environments and embracing new responsibilities can be stressful and challenging for even the most experienced practitioners. But, for newly qualified staff managing the gap between theory and practice can seem overwhelming. The theory-practice gap or research-practice gap, as it’s sometimes called, occurs when practitioners struggle to integrate knowledge learnt in an academic environment
June 20, 2018

Transition to Practice: Assisting Graduate Nurses

A nurse’s transition to practice can be an emotional journey. In the beginning there is excitement, anticipation and an enthusiasm for the nursing profession. New graduate nurses are spurred on by their desire to make a positive contribution to a patient’s life. However, while a Bachelor of Nursing is designed
June 14, 2018

Care to Learn Podcast Episode 1: Cynthea Wellings

How can you use evaluation to improve the effectiveness of your nursing education?     Podcast Transcript Wayne: Hello and welcome to the very first episode of the Care to Learn Podcast. Each month we will sit down with interesting and influential professionals working within healthcare and education and talk about
June 05, 2018

Nurse Managers: Creating Learning Opportunities for Your Staff

Nurse managers have a responsibility to facilitate staff learning and development. In the process of learning, skills and competence complement knowledge and understanding to improve performance and effective practice. One of the defining characteristics of professional practice is active learning – a continuum of developing knowledge and understanding, and of