Teaching & Learning

Basic nursing education is to prepare professional nurses who can provide good quality nursing care. The theory and practice parts in the basic nursing education programme are essential. Clinical teaching as well as assessment would significantly affect the practical competence of the nurse learners and reflect the standard of basic nursing education. Clinical teaching for nurse learners is an inherent obligation of every member of the nursing profession. A well organized training course for preparing the nursing preceptors becomes essential for assuring the quality of clinical teaching. With the well prepared nursing preceptor, nurse learners would develop the practical competence for providing safe and quality nursing service. Through the training course, an experience nurse can become a qualified nursing preceptor well equipped in theory and skills of clinical teaching.
Learning objectives and teaching contents:
1.  To appreciate the philosophy and principles of basic nursing education
2.  To understand the importance of integrating theory and clinical teaching in nursing education
3.  To be familiar with the essential components of the qualifications of a nursing preceptor
4.  To master the macro and micro skills of clinical teaching in nursing education
5.  To master the principles and skills of assessment in clinical teaching