NURSING PATIENTS WITH ACUTE ILLNESS A

NSG2ANA

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject will provide you with the skills, knowledge and attitudes required by nurses in the provision of patient-centred care for persons experiencing an acute illness requiring hospitalisation and/or surgery. Through lectures, online activities, workshops,clinical skills laboratories and a clinical placement you will explore patients with acute healthcare concerns across the lifespan experiencing common cardiovascular, respiratory and endocrine diseases and develop more advanced nursing skills. Particular focus will be given to the National Health Priority areas of asthma, hypertension, myocardial infarction and diabetes mellitus.This will enable you to plan and manage patient care safely in a variety of acute care contexts. The clinical practicum will allow you to integrate theoretical principles to the nursing practice of patients with a high acuity. To achieve the learning outcomes of this subject, you will be expected to complete a range of written and clinical assessments within a 12-week period. 


SchoolSchool of Nursing & Midwifery

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorSandra Connor

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Students must be admitted in one of the following courses: HBNGEW, HBNGEB, HBNGE, HBNGEM, HBNGES, HBNENW, HBNENB, HBNEN, HBNENM, HBNENS no other rule applies OR students admitted in HBN, HBNM, HBNUP, HBNPRW, RBN, HZNMD or HZNMDB must pass NSG1INA and NSG1NAM.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions This subject has been designed to be taken in conjunction with NSG2HPA. Students should enrol in NSG2ANA and NSG2HPA in the same semester. Any alterations from this course plan are to be discussed with your Course Coordinator for approval.

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsMedical-Surgical Nursing Critical Thinking for Person-Centred Care, Vols 1-3 (2nd Aus. Ed).PrescribedLemon, P. & Burke, K. et al. (2014)Pearson Australia
ReadingsClinical Psychomotor Skills assessment skills for nurses (5th ed)PrescribedTollefson J. (2012)Cengage Publishing
ReadingsLewis Medical Surgical Nursing: Assessment and management of clinical problems (4th Ed).RecommendedBrown, E. & Edwards, H.Elsevier Sydney
ReadingsSmeltzer & Bare#s Textbook of medical # surgical nursing (3rd Ed).RecommendedFarrell, M. & Dempsey, J. (2013)Lippincott, Williams & Wilkens Sydney
ReadingsClinical Rasoning Learning to think like a nursePrescribedLevett-Jones, T. (2013)Pearson Australia

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Apply the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Board [ANMB] Standards of Practice for a Registered Nurse when caring for individuals and their families, with Cardiovascular, Respiratory and Endocrine disorders.

Activities:
EBL Seminar activities Online/ mobile technologies activities Facilitated face-to-face workshops Clinical skills teaching/prac Simulation learning Clinical practice

02. Describe the impact of hospitalisation on individuals and their families.

Activities:
EBL Seminar activities Online/ mobile technologies activities Facilitated face-to-face workshops Clinical skills teaching/prac Simulation learning Clinical practice

03. Provide person-centred care, using the Clinical Reasoning Cycle to individuals experiencing Cardiovascular, Respiratory and Endocrine disorders.

Activities:
EBL Seminar activities Online/ mobile technologies activities Facilitated face-to-face workshops Clinical skills teaching/prac Simulation learning Clinical practice

04. Demonstrate competence in psychomotor skills to individuals experiencing Cardiovascular, Respiratory and Endocrine disorders.

Activities:
EBL Seminar activities Online/ mobile technologies activities Facilitated face-to-face workshops Clinical skills teaching/prac Simulation learning Clinical practice

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Albury-Wodonga, 2018, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSean Parker

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
One 9.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Directed Reading Week: 10 - 22
One 10.0 hours directed reading per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

Laboratory Class Week: 10 - 22
Ten 2.0 hours laboratory class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Includes some clinical skills learning and simulation learning."

Lecture Week: 10 - 10
One 1.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 10 and delivered via face-to-face.

Placement - Off Site Week: 10 - 22
One 80.0 hours placement - off site per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students may complete between 72 to 80-hours of clinical placement which may vary according to the clinical placement facility working hours and public holidays."

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
Five 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Written Examination 1 hour MCQ (1000 word equivalent)30 01, 02, 03
Clinical Practicum Clinical Placement Competency Assessment (2000 word equivalent)Clinical Assessment in PebblePad30 01, 02, 03, 04
Clinical Case Study (1,500 words)Submitted via Turnitin drop box on LMS40 01, 02, 03
Clinical Compliance DocumentationHurdle Assessment

Bendigo, 2018, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorTherese Worme

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
One 9.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Directed Reading Week: 10 - 22
One 10.0 hours directed reading per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

Laboratory Class Week: 10 - 22
Ten 2.0 hours laboratory class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Includes some clinical skills learning and simulation learning."

Lecture Week: 10 - 10
One 1.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 10 and delivered via face-to-face.

Placement - Off Site Week: 10 - 22
One 80.0 hours placement - off site per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students may complete between 72 to 80-hours of clinical placement which may vary according to the clinical placement facility working hours and public holidays."

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
Five 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Written Examination 1 hour MCQ (1000 word equivalent)30 01, 02, 03
Clinical Practicum Clinical Placement Competency Assessment (2000 word equivalent)Clinical Assessment in PebblePad30 01, 02, 03, 04
Clinical Case Study (1,500 words)Submitted via Turnitin drop box on LMS40 01, 02, 03
Clinical Compliance DocumentationHurdle Assessment

Melbourne, 2018, Week 07-28, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSandra Connor

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
Five 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Placement - Off Site Week: 10 - 28
One 80.0 hours placement - off site per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 28 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students may complete between 72 to 80-hours of clinical placement which may vary according to the clinical placement facility working hours and public holidays."

Lecture Week: 10 - 10
One 1.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 10 and delivered via face-to-face.

Laboratory Class Week: 10 - 22
Ten 2.0 hours laboratory class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Includes some clinical skills learning and simulation learning."

Directed Reading Week: 10 - 22
One 10.0 hours directed reading per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
One 9.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Written Examination 1 hour MCQ (1000 word equivalent)30 01, 02, 03
Clinical Practicum Clinical Placement Competency Assessment (2000 word equivalent)Clinical Assessment in PebblePad30 01, 02, 03, 04
Clinical Case Study (1,500 words)Submitted via Turnitin drop box on LMS40 01, 02, 03
Clinical Compliance DocumentationHurdle Assessment

Mildura, 2018, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSandra Connor

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
One 9.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Directed Reading Week: 10 - 22
One 10.0 hours directed reading per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

Laboratory Class Week: 10 - 22
Ten 2.0 hours laboratory class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Includes some clinical skills learning and simulation learning."

Lecture Week: 10 - 10
One 1.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 10 and delivered via face-to-face.

Placement - Off Site Week: 10 - 22
One 80.0 hours placement - off site per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students may complete between 72 to 80-hours of clinical placement which may vary according to the clinical placement facility working hours and public holidays."

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
Five 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Written Examination 1 hour MCQ (1000 word equivalent)30 01, 02, 03
Clinical Practicum Clinical Placement Competency Assessment (2000 word equivalent)Clinical Assessment in PebblePad30 01, 02, 03, 04
Clinical Case Study (1,500 words)Submitted via Turnitin drop box on LMS40 01, 02, 03
Clinical Compliance DocumentationHurdle Assessment

Shepparton, 2018, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPeter Sleeth

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
One 9.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Directed Reading Week: 10 - 22
One 10.0 hours directed reading per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

Laboratory Class Week: 10 - 22
Ten 2.0 hours laboratory class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Includes some clinical skills learning and simulation learning."

Lecture Week: 10 - 10
One 1.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 10 and delivered via face-to-face.

Placement - Off Site Week: 10 - 22
One 80.0 hours placement - off site per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students may complete between 72 to 80-hours of clinical placement which may vary according to the clinical placement facility working hours and public holidays."

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
Five 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Written Examination 1 hour MCQ (1000 word equivalent)30 01, 02, 03
Clinical Practicum Clinical Placement Competency Assessment (2000 word equivalent)Clinical Assessment in PebblePad30 01, 02, 03, 04
Clinical Case Study (1,500 words)Submitted via Turnitin drop box on LMS40 01, 02, 03
Clinical Compliance DocumentationHurdle Assessment