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Using the real world to develop nurses' skills

Davies, J. (2016). Using the real world to develop nurses' skills. Nursing Times, 112(6/7),


Student nurses develop skills in observation, communication and reflection, as well as public health knowledge while walking in neighbourhoods near the hospitals where they will practise. This article explains an award-winning innovative teaching approach to enable students to use the real world as a learning environment. On their walk, students apply learning about social determinants of health to develop their understanding of communities and how they change.

Publication Type: Article
Subjects: R Medicine > RT Nursing
Departments: School of Health & Psychological Sciences > Nursing
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