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Postgraduate Nursing: Clinical Education

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What is Clinical Education?

nurse taking bloodAn article published in the Australian Journal of Clinical Education attempts to define clinical education in a number of disciplines. The authors found that it is undertaken in a number of ways depending on the setting:

"A simple definition of clinical education as ‘health care education conducted in health care facilities, outpatient clinics, emergency centers, hospitals or private offices, under the supervision of a qualified practitioner or teaching staff’ belies the complexity of forms that clinical education can adopt."

Cantatore, F., Crane, L., & Wilmoth, D. (2016). Defining clinical education: Parallels in practice. Australian Journal of Clinical Education, 1(1), 5087

Databases for Clinical Education

In addition to the suggested databases in this guide under the Journal Databases tab, for some of your research it might be worth looking at an education database for this specialisation:

Key journals in Clinical Education

To search the journal literature, it's best to use one of the subject databases suggested in this guide. However, if you want to browse a particular journal, here are a few suggestions relevant to this specialisation:

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