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The Clinical Learning Environment

Examine the contributions of teachers and students to the effectiveness of the clinical learning environment.

The Clinical Learning Environment
  • Duration2 weeks
  • Weekly study10 hours

Explore the factors influential to student learning in the practice setting

The safety of patients relies on effective facilitation of learning, and valid and reliable assessment in nursing. We analyse the application of theory and your personal experiences to design clinical learning for the development of safe and effective practitioners. The influence of an organisation’s characteristics upon student learning is featured within a framework of students’ psychosocial needs and perspectives.

What topics will you cover?

  • Organisational culture
  • Leadership
  • Valuing the student
  • Valuing learning
  • Communication and interpersonal skills

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...

  • Explore the contribution of a range of factors to the effectiveness of a clinical learning environment

Who is the course for?

This course is for MSc Nursing students.

Please note that the individuals detailed in the ‘Who will you learn with?’ section below, are current staff members and may be subject to change.

Who will you learn with?

A senior nurse specialising in the care of patients with renal and urological disorders. 20 years experience in education, including in South Africa. MSc Nursing Course Director online and on campus.

Who developed the course?

Coventry University

Coventry secured gold in the UK Government’s 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) and is University of the Year for Student Experience in The Times & The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019.

  • Established1992
  • LocationCoventry