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Nursing Studies - The Nurse as Team Leader and Teacher - Revised

Gain a better understanding a nurse's role as a team leader and teacher with this free online nursing course.

Nursing
Free Course
The essential role of a nurse as a caregiver is well recognized, but the modern nurse can also be a team leader. This practical nursing course provides an overview of the different roles nurses hold as team leaders within healthcare environments. The course defines team nursing as well as reviews the different leadership styles and their impact on team performance and productivity levels. This will be a great boost to your nursing skills.

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Description

This course will first discuss the factors that influence team productivity. You will learn that in order to be productive, nurses must utilise both specialist skills and knowledge. The course will discuss the challenge of measuring productivity as well as the factors relating to and impacting team productivity. You will then learn how to measure productivity for task-based activities and study leadership styles and productivity. You will also look into the subject of management and leadership.

You will then study the steps in the nursing teaching process. The course will discuss the importance of planning and carrying out a pre-evaluation of skills to assist diagnosis and lesson planning. You will learn the importance of post teaching and evaluation of learning as well as the key elements in the learning process. The course will then teach you how to assess learning needs and also discuss the different types of learning styles.

Nurses are professionals whose knowledge and skills go beyond caring for patients. They can also be effective teachers within healthcare environments. This nursing course will help you learn important teaching and learning strategies, the factors which affect learning, and the steps in the teaching-learning process. By the end of this course you will understand the essential and multi-dimensional role of the modern nurses, and will have given your nursing skills a great boost.

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Learning Outcomes

Having completed this course, you will be able to:


  • Identify factors which define Team Nursing
  • Identify the responsibilities of a Team Leader
  • Define the different types of Leadership styles
  • Examine what factors affect productivity levels
  • Identify the steps in the teaching learning process
  • Define what factors can affect learning
  • Identify principles for effective teacher-learning
  • Identify the three main types of learning

Certification

All Alison courses are free to enrol, study and complete. To successfully complete this Certificate course and become an Alison Graduate, you need to achieve 80% or higher in each course assessment. Once you have completed this Certificate course, you have the option to acquire official Certification, which is a great way to share your achievement with the world. Your Alison Certification is:

Ideal for sharing with potential employers - include it in your CV, professional social media profiles and job applications
An indication of your commitment to continuously learn, upskill and achieve high results
An incentive for you to continue empowering yourself through lifelong learning

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