The impact of COVID-19 on learning for final year nursing students

Berragan, Elizabeth ORCID: 0000-0002-3345-6341, Hanlon, Chris, McCrum, Kate, Watkins, Margarita and Williams, Georgina (2022) The impact of COVID-19 on learning for final year nursing students. In: Agile learning environments amid disruption: Evaluating academic innovations in higher education during COVID-19. Palgrave Macmillan / Springer International Publishing. ISBN 9783030929787 (In Press)

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Abstract

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has been severe, particularly for the health and social care sector. For nursing students, this has caused major disruption and uncertainty to their studies. However, this exceptional situation has also created unique learning opportunities exposing students to unprecedented circumstances that offer new experiences and encourage resourcefulness and initiative in their practice as they transition to registered practice. This chapter has provided a fantastic opportunity to explore the experience of a final year undergraduate nursing module which took an innovative approach to learning about quality and service improvement. We will share with readers a snapshot of the experiences and reflections of nursing students who were learning and working through the initial waves of the Covid-19 pandemic in the UK.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: Undergraduate nursing students; Higher education; Learning disruption; Agile teaching and learning; Covid-19
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
R Medicine > RT Nursing
Divisions: Schools and Research Institutes > School of Health and Social Care
Research Priority Areas: Health, Life Sciences, Sport and Wellbeing
Depositing User: Liz Berragan
Date Deposited: 03 Mar 2022 11:59
Last Modified: 03 Mar 2022 11:59
URI: https://eprints.glos.ac.uk/id/eprint/10795

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