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Curriculum Development in Nursing

Process and Innovation, 1st Edition

Edited by Leana Uys, Nomthandazo Gwele


242 pages

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Education for nurses and allied health professionals is being radically overhauled both in the UK and overseas. Curriculum Development in Nursing offers nurse educators a single text that covers curriculum development processes, and highlights case study examples on innovation in approaches to nurse education.

Written by internationally well-known authors based in South Africa, who take a truly international perspective looking at education in the UK, Europe and the US, as well as Africa and the Middle East, this book is an essential guides to curriculum development and will be an invaluable resource for nurse educators and postgraduate nursing students internationally.

Table of Contents

1. Education Philosophy and the Curriculum 2. An Overview of the Process of Curriculum Development 3. Establishing the Context and Foundations 4. Developing a Macro-Curriculum 5. Developing a Micro-Curriculum 6. Implementing a New Curriculum 7. Curriculum Evaluation 8. A Problem-Based Learning Curriculum 9. A Case-Based Curriculum 10. Developing Problem Scenarios and Cases 11. Developing a Community-Based Nurse Education 12. Developing an Outcomes-Based Curriculum 13. A Curriculum for Interprofessional Learning 14. Conclusion

About the Editors

Leana R. Uys is Interim Deputy Vice Chancellor of the School of Nursing, University of kawZulu-Natal, South Africa. She is also Head College of Health Sciences and Director of the World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Nursing and Midwifery Development in Africa.

Nomthandozo S. Gwele is Professor and Head of the School of Nursing, Univeristy of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa and Vice Chair of the Standards Generating Body: Nursing and Midwifery.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / Nursing / Management & Leadership
MEDICAL / Nursing / Research & Theory