A collaborative initiative supporting the development and implementation of SLE teaching and learning in nursing curricula
This presentation reports a collaborative initiative lead by the University of Wollongong School of Nursing Midwifery and Indigenous Health to support increasing clinical training capacity initiatives and the implementation of SLE teaching and learning in nursing curricula. The pooled expertise of recognised nursing academics working in the field of simulation representing six Australian universities are engaged in developing a curriculum resource that comprise of fifty-six hours of clinical simulation scenarios. The resource utilises a range of simulation modalities which allow the user to tailor teaching to their facilities and curricula. Professional competencies (ANM C, 2008) and critical practice components identified by Crookes et al., (2010), Levett-Jones et al., (2010) and Rudd, et al (2010) provided the foundation for the resource development. Simulation scenarios are designed to enhance develop of clinical competence in medication and IV administration, clinical reasoning, patient assessment, monitoring and management of the deteriorating patient and associated clinical interventions, communication and interdisciplinary team work.