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Improving access to quality clinical nurse teaching : a partnership between Australia and Vietnam

Harvey, Theresa, Calleja, Pauline, & Phan Thi, Dung (2013) Improving access to quality clinical nurse teaching : a partnership between Australia and Vietnam. Nurse Education Today, 33(6), pp. 671-676.

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    Until recently, standards to guide nursing education and practice in Vietnam were nonexistent. This paper describes the development and implementation of a clinical teaching capacity building project piloted in Hanoi, Vietnam. The project was part of a multi-component capacity building program designed to improve nurse education in Vietnam. Objectives of the project were to develop a collaborative clinically-based teaching model that encourages evidence-based, student-centred clinical learning. The model incorporated strategies to promote development of nursing practice to meet national competency standards.

    Thirty nurse teachers from two organisations in Hanoi participated in the program. These participants attended three workshops, and completed applied assessments, where participants implemented concepts from each workshop. The assessment tasks were planning, implementing and evaluating clinical teaching. On completion of the workshops, twenty participants undertook a study tour in Australia to refine the teaching model and develop an action plan for model implementation in both organisations, with an aim to disseminate the model across Vietnam.

    Significant changes accredited to this project have been noted on an individual and organisational level. Dissemination of this clinical teaching model has commenced in Ho Chi Minh, with further plans for more in-depth dissemination to occur throughout the country.

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    ID Code: 50006
    Item Type: Journal Article
    Keywords: Nurse teaching, Vietnam, Clinical teaching, Teaching models
    DOI: 10.1016/j.nedt.2012.02.001
    ISSN: 0260-6917
    Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > NURSING (111000) > Nursing not elsewhere classified (111099)
    Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
    Current > Schools > School of Nursing
    Copyright Owner: Copyright 2012 Elsevier
    Copyright Statement: This is the author’s version of a work that was accepted for publication in Nurse Education Today. Changes resulting from the publishing process, such as peer review, editing, corrections, structural formatting, and other quality control mechanisms may not be reflected in this document. Changes may have been made to this work since it was submitted for publication. A definitive version was subsequently published in Nurse Education Today, 33(6), 2013. DOI: 10.1016/j.nedt.2012.02.001
    Deposited On: 01 May 2012 09:26
    Last Modified: 11 Sep 2013 15:14

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