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

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In this free online course, learn about the various dimensions associated with the practical nurse as a team leader within the healthcare setting.




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The essential role of nurse as caregiver is well recognised but the modern nurse can also be a team leader and healthcare teacher. This nursing course provides an overview of the varied dimensions associated with the practical nurse as team leader within the healthcare setting.

The course defines team nursing as well as reviewing the types of leadership styles employed and their impact on team performance and productivity levels. Additionally, the learner is introduced to the practical nurse as teacher within the healthcare setting. Key elements of the course encom

pass teaching and learning strategies, factors which affect learning and steps in the teaching-learning process. The importance of preparation, lesson planning and evaluations to ensure effective delivery of the learning programme are outlined.

This nursing course will be of great interest to healthcare practitioners and those learners who wish to develop their understanding of the varied and multi-dimensional role of the modern nursing professional.

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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

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