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Communication in nursing: A learning exercise for teachers and students

M. Hammond
Curationis | Vol 7, No 3 | a914 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/curationis.v7i3.914 | © 1984 M. Hammond | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 28 September 1984 | Published: 28 September 1984

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M. Hammond,, South Africa

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In the Department of Community Health, University of the Witwatersrand, self-directed learning materials have been used for fourthyear medical students since January 1983. Student feedback has been very positive and we have seen significant increases in marks when compared with conventional didactic handouts. It is believed that this teaching method has great potential for many other groups of adult learners — nurses among them.


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