Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland Coláiste Ríoga na Máinleá in Éirinn

Creating a Quality Clinical Learning Environment (CLE) in Challenging Times

This short programme will provide registered nurses/midwives with evidenced based knowledge to critically develop nurses’ theoretical and practical understanding of how to create a clinical learning environment (CLE). The content will focus on regulatory perspectives, defining and exploring the the characteristics of a quality CLE, the principles of teaching and learning, the role of preceptorship and evidence-based teaching, clinical assessment and feedback and audit.

Programme duration 6 hours
Entry requirements Registered nurses and midwives
Accreditation
  • Faculty of Nursing & Midwifery, RCSI Continuing Nursing & Midwifery Education Units: 6 CNMEUs
  • Nursing & Midwifery Board of Ireland (NMBI) Continuing Education Units: 6 CEUs
Assessment No
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Programme contact

Ms Catherine Clune Mulvaney, Operations & Education Manager, Faculty of Nursing & Midwifery, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

Fee

Programme aims

  • To provide registered nurses and midwives with up-to-date, evidenced based knowledge to critically develop nurses’ theoretical and practical understanding of how to create a CLE.
  • To support registered nurses and midwives in enhancing their confidence, skills and competences, with regard to the creation and the enhancement of a CLE.

Learning outcomes

At the end of this CPD programme, participants will be able to:
  • Critically discuss the regulatory and professional perspectives on the CLE.
  • Critically analyse the factors influencing a quality CLE.
  • Critically discuss the principles and practice of teaching and learning.
  • Critically analyse the role of preceptorship and evidence-based practice in clinical teaching.
  • Critically discuss student assessment – clinical competences and feedback incorporating the Standards & Requirements 2016 NMBI.
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