This course provides students with opportunities to consider the theoretical perspectives on and practical reality of making judgements and decisions in the best interests of patients and clients.
|Course Director||Professor Tonks Fawcett|
The aim of this course is to explore the centrality and the complexity of clinical judgement and decision making within the health care context of the early 21st century.
Theoretical input will be supported by case study exploration and reflection. Gaining a better understanding of their decision making processes has important benefits for nurses, organisational effectiveness and health outcomes.
The course allows for lecture based learning, experiential learning and research enquiry to be explored. Approaches taken will seek to acknowledge both the local and international background from which the Masters students may be drawn and the range of knowledge and experiences they will bring to the subject area.
On completion of this course, you will be able to:
The formal assessment of this course will be one course paper of 4000 - 5000 words.
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For further information about the content of this course please contact the Nursing Studies CPD secretary:
This article was published on Feb 20, 2015