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Clinical Teachers Supporting Distressed Students - PDC111214

Are you a clinical teacher with an interest in preparing, supporting and assessing students work in integrated learning (WIL)? If so, you will be interested in this micro-credential as it introduces the evidence around studentsā€™ experiences of mental health concerns and distress during WIL. You will explore evidence-based literature and develop strategies to support students experiencing distress, communication skills and referral processes with a view of helping them succeed while on clinical placement. As a micro-credential, this course gives you a certificate of completion and a digital badge to display on your profile or share on social media.

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STUDY MODES

Online

Fee

$0

DURATION

4 hours online self-paced learning. Students can access the micro-credential for one year from enrolment.

This micro-credential will be of interest to clinical teachers who prepare, support and assess students’ work integrated learning (WIL). The content introduces the evidence around Australian students’ experiences of mental health concerns and more specifically distress during WIL using literature in nursing students experiences. Participants in this micro-credential will have access to evidence-based literature and learn about strategies to support students experiencing distress; relevant communication skills and required referral processes. Descriptions of available CQUniversity and community resources are provided. Information around self-care strategies that may benefit clinical teachers working with this student cohort is also included.

This online micro-credential provides a non-creditable micro-credential and digital badge which can be shared to your social networks and displayed in your professional portfolio.

Our micro-credentials are aligned to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

What is a Digital Badge?

Micro-credential

Duration:

4 hours online self-paced learning.

Students can access the micro-credential for one year from enrolment.

  1. Explain the current evidence and incidence around students experiencing mental health concerns during in tertiary education 
  2. Describe the mental health concerns students tertiary students are most likely to experience  
  3. Understand skills clinical teachers can use to support students experiencing distress when undertaking clinical placements (university and community crisis resources, communication strategies, supporting students to succeed on clinical placement)
  4. Examine strategies that could support students’ mental health and well-being during WIL
  5. Examine strategies clinical teachers could implement to enhance their mental health and well-being. 

Assessment

Online Quiz

No specific entry requirements. 

This micro-credential is relevant for any clinical professionals/educators/ novice academics and teachers who support and assess students undertaking work integrated learning (WIL) as a requirement of their vocational or tertiary studies. 

Undertaking this micro-credential enables students to meet their Continuing Professional Development obligations and industry update requirements in their profession. Upon successful completion of the micro-credential, students will be awarded Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours, a non-creditable micro-credential (Digital Badge) and a Certificate of Completion.

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