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PhDThe Development of Clinical Skills of Nursing Students in E-learning

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The aim of the study is to evaluate the clinical competence of nursing students and related factors when an e-learning platform is used to provide the method of learning. The purpose of the study is to provide information about the suitability of e-learning in nursing and subsequent potential for development of e-learning in this area.

The ideal candidate has a sound background and experience in nursing, nursing education and nursing students’ clinical competence development. The applicant is required to have a registered nurse qualification and a formal teacher qualification. Work experience in nursing and experience in teaching clinical skills at university level is considered to be an advantage for the applicant. The applicant is expected to have experience on the use of e-learning methods and integration of e-learning into the curriculum in nursing education. Good command of English is a prerequisite.

The research is implemented in Häme University of Applied Sciences in Hämeenlinna Finland. Finnish language skills are required for successful management of the research process.
Besides the preparation of the doctoral dissertation, doctoral candidate is expected to finish relevant courses for 60 ECTS credits, participate in teaching and collaboration with the project team and the research group.

Apply now! Fall semester 2019/20
Application period has ended
Studies commence
Sep 1, 2019
Apply now! Spring semester 2019/20
Application period has ended
Studies commence
Jan 27, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States