Clinical and Patient Education (NURS3003)


The field of clinical and patient education is explored in the context of the healthcare environment with emphasis on continuing changes in technologies, information and evidence bases for practice. The unit involves a study of the literature on the nature of learned and performed skills and what factors impact on the delivery of effective education in clinical settings. This unit also explores the role of the registered nurse in relation to patient education, staff education and student supervision.

Further unit of study information


One four hour seminar/fortnight


reflective journal (10%) and major assignment (50%) and written examination (40%)

Faculty/department permission required?


Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.