Effective clinical learning in primary care settings
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Effective clinical learning in primary care settings

Neil Gopee Senior lecturer, School of Health and Social Sciences, Coventry University;
Angela Tyrrell District nurse
Shirley Raven School nurse
Karen Thomas District nurse, Coventry Primary Care Trust;
Tajinder Hari Health visitor, South Warwickshire Primary Care Trust

This article reviews the literature on primary care settings as learning environments, and examines how the learning opportunities available for nurses and students can be recognised and harnessed. The aim is to establish the effectiveness of primary care settings as learning environments. This article also discusses mentoring experiences of district nurses, school nurses and health visitors.

Nursing Standard. 18, 37,33-38. doi: 10.7748/ns2004.05.18.37.33.c3617

Correspondence

hsx182@coventry.ac.uk

Peer review

This article has been subject to double blind peer review