The COVID-19 pandemic and social distancing measures to mitigate its spread have provoked widespread societal disruption with recursive impacts within higher educational institutions and practice learning environments readily apparent. The forced rapid closure of face to face teaching has catapulted academic staff and students into what is for many, unfamiliar terrain. Challenges in managing such rapid change in educational provision have been influenced by prevailing institutional attitudes towards e-learning and pedagogy, existing IT infrastructure,availability of learning technology support, staff digital literacy and redeployment of clinical academics.

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Carolan, C., Davies, C., Crookes, P., McGhee, S. & Roxburgh, M. 2020, 'COVID 19: Disruptive impacts and transformative opportunities in undergraduate nurse education', Nurse Education in Practice, 46, article no: 102807. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nepr.2020.102807

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