Child sexual abuse: a new approach to professional education

Walsh, Mike and Major, Janet (2011) Child sexual abuse: a new approach to professional education. Nursing Standard, 25 (37). pp. 35-40. Full text not available from this repository.

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Abstract

Child sexual abuse is a highly emotive subject and nurses have a key role to play in caring for survivors. Educating students about this role is difficult because a conventional classroom approach does not prepare students adequately or give them sufficient insight into the experiences of victims. The Stilwell virtual simulation model is a radical new approach which aims to assist learning by immersing students in a realistic multimedia simulation of a typical community. This model allows insightful learning about difficult areas such as child sexual abuse. Its use and contribution to learning in this area are discussed.

Item Type: Article
Journal or Publication Title: Nursing Standard
Publisher: RCN Publishing Limited
ISSN: 0029-6570
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Departments: Faculty of Health and Science > Nursing, Health and Professional Practice
Pre 2016 Departments: Faculty of Health and Science > Nursing and Midwifery
Depositing User: Insight Administrator
Date Deposited: 19 Jan 2012 13:03
Last Modified: 26 Aug 2016 16:09
URI: http://insight.cumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/1185

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