Assessment of prior experiential learning
Pauline Thorne APEL Co-ordinator, Sheffield City Polytechnic
The potential benefits of receiving academic accreditation for prior experiential learning have encouraged great optimism in many nurses. Pauline Thorne describes the selection procedures academic departments would be likely to invoke when faced with claims from nurses, and gives some advice on how to make a valid application for accreditation.
Nursing Standard. 6, 10, 32-34. doi: 10.7748/ns.6.10.32.s44