Reflection on Lifelong Learning

Reflection on Lifelong Learning

TASKWatch the YouTube film WHO: Nurses and midwives: key to universal health coverageThe link to this film is also available on the NRS111 Interact2 site.

After watching the film, answer the following questions:

  1. The film shows nurses at work in many different countries and roles. What scene in the film impacted on you the most? Explain why. (400 words maximum)
  2. The film emphasises the importance of “career – long learning”, also called “lifelong learning”. What does career long learning mean to you? (400 words maximum).

When preparing your assessment for submission please consider the following:

  • The markers/s will refer to the rubric while assessing your work. Pay close attention to the rubric at every stage of completing this assessment task.
  • You may write in the “first person” using statements such as “I think” or I believe”. There is further information regarding this in the NRS111 Interact2 site.
  • “Career – long learning” can also be called “lifelong Learning”.
  • References mustcome from scholarly sources such as textbooks and peer reviewed journal articles. Do not use sources published prior to 2015.
  • If the definition you use is a direct quote, please use quotation marks and include a page number in the in-text reference.
  • In-text references and the reference list must be in APA (7th) style. The following  link will assist you to reference accurately: Referencing


SUBJECT LEARNING OUTCOMESThis assessment task will assess the following learning outcome/s:

  • be able to explain the concepts of academic integrity, ownership, intellectual property, and copyright and apply these concepts through correct use of attribution and referencing (NMBA 1.1, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 3.1, 10.4)
  • be able to compose a piece of academic writing supported by the literature using academic conventions (NMBA 3.3, 4.1, 9.2).
  • be able to locate information that is relevant to the field of nursing, evaluate the sources of that information and select high quality information to formulate and support an academic argument (NMBA 2.1, 2.2, 2.5, 3.3).
  • be able to reflect on self as a learner and identify learning opportunities which facilitate the development of lifelong learning skills (NMBA 1.3, 2.5, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 6.2, 7.3, 8.1, 8.2).

Reflective practice in nursing involves examining in an ongoing and deliberative manner experiences, feelings, biases, decisions and actions. Through reflection you can understand yourself better, learn what you do well and what you need to improve in order to care safely and effectively for other people. Through reflection you can identify what knowledge and skills you need to further develop through ongoing education.  This ongoing education extends for the length of your career and is called career long or lifelong learning. This assessment is an introduction to reflection and lifelong learning.GRADUATE LEARNING OUTCOMES

This task also contributes to the assessment of the following CSU Graduate Learning Outcome/s:

  • Academic Literacy and Numeracy (Knowledge) – Charles Sturt Graduates understand the use and structure of appropriate language in written, oral, visual, mathematical, and multi-modal communication.
  • Professional Practice (Knowledge) – Charles Sturt Graduates possess the knowledge and understanding of the discipline and the nature of professionalism required for the given profession or discipline in contemporary societies.
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