NURSING PATIENTS WITH ACUTE ILLNESS B

NSG2ANB

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject provides you with the skills, knowledge and attitudes required by nurses in the provision of care for patients with chronic disease experiencing an acute illness requiring hospitalisation. Specific foci: Therapeutic communication skills including situations involving sudden death or dying patients and their families and; Caring for patients with multiple comorbidities and develop and implement a plan of care to meet all care requirements and; National Health Priority areas including renal, musculoskeletal, cancerĀ and haematological diseases. Techniques explored include: Complex chronic wound care, blood transfusions, and specimen collection including venepuncture and; Catheterisation, fluid balance management and care of a patient with continuous bladder irrigation post-surgery and; Chronic pain management.

SchoolSchool of Nursing & Midwifery

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorRachel Cross

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Students must be admitted into one of the following course codes: HBN, HBNM, HBNUP, HBNPRW, RBN and must have passed one of the following subjects: NSG2ANA or NSG2TBN or NSG2ACA OR Students must be admitted into one of the following course codes: HZNMD, HZNMBD and must have passed one of the following subjects: NSG2ANA or NSG2ACA OR Students must be admitted into one of the following course codes: HBNGE, HBNGEB, HBNGEM, HBNGES, HBNGEW, HBNEN, HBNENB, HBNENM, HBNENS, HBNENW and must have passed the following: NSG2ACA or (NSG2ANA and NSG2TBN)

Co-requisites NSG2HPB

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions This subject has been designed to be taken in conjunction with NSG2HPB. Students should enrol in NSG2ANB and NSG2HPB 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 Vol 1-3. Critical Thinking for Person-Centred Care, (3rd ed)PrescribedLemone, P. et al. (2016)Pearson Australia
ReadingsClinical Psychomotor Skills Assessment Skills for Nurses (6th ed).PrescribedTollefson. J., & Hillman, E. (2017)Cengage Publishing
ReadingsLewis Medical Surgical Nursing ANZ: Assessment and management of clinical problems (4th Ed).RecommendedBrown, E. & Edwards, H. (2015)Elsevier Sydney
ReadingsClinical Reasoning: Learning to think like a nursePrescribedLevett-Jones, T. (2013).Elsevier

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Critically review and apply the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Board [ANMB] Standards of Practice for a Registered Nurse when caring for individuals and their families, with haematological, cancer, renal, gastrointestinal and musculoskeletal disorders.

Activities:
EBL activities Online activities Tutorial activities Simulated learning Clinical Practicum
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Writing (Writing)
Discipline Specific Competencies (Discipline Specific Competencies)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)

02. Critically examine the impact of hospitalisation for individuals and their families experiencing acute on chronic illnesses.

Activities:
EBL activities Online activities Tutorial activities Simulated learning Clinical Practicum
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Writing (Writing)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Discipline Specific Competencies (Discipline Specific Competencies)

03. Evaluate person-centred care, using the Clinical Reasoning Cycle to individuals experiencing haematological, cancer, renal, gastrointestinal and musculoskeletal disorders.

Activities:
EBL activities Online activities Tutorial activities Simulated learning Clinical Practicum
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Writing (Writing)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Discipline Specific Competencies (Discipline Specific Competencies)

04. Demonstrate competence in psychomotor skills to individuals experiencing haematological, cancer, renal, gastrointestinal and musculoskeletal disorders.

Activities:
EBL activities Online activities Tutorial activities Simulated learning Clinical Practicum
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Albury-Wodonga, 2018, Week 30-44, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSean Parker

Class requirements

Laboratory Class Week: 30 - 34
Five 2.0 hours laboratory class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 34 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Clinical skills including some simulation"

Lecture Week: 30 - 30
One 2.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 30 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Orientation lecture"

Placement - Off Site Week: 35 - 43
One 120.0 hours placement - off site per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 35 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students may complete between 112 to 120-hours of placement which may vary according to the clinical placement facility working hours and public holidays."

WorkShop Week: 30 - 34
Five 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 34 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 30 - 34
One 8.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 30 to week 34 and delivered via online.
"This learning will be undertaken prior to the workshop and the laboratory"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Clinical placement (equivalent to 2,000-words)40 01, 02, 03, 04
One 1-hour exam (equivalent to 1,000-words)30 01, 02, 03, 04
Clinical assessment (equivalent to 1,000-words)30 01, 02, 03, 04

Bendigo, 2018, Week 30-44, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorTherese Worme

Class requirements

Laboratory Class Week: 30 - 34
Five 2.0 hours laboratory class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 34 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Clinical skills including some simulation"

Lecture Week: 30 - 30
One 2.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 30 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Orientation lecture"

Placement - Off Site Week: 35 - 43
One 120.0 hours placement - off site per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 35 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students may complete between 112 to 120-hours of placement which may vary according to the clinical placement facility working hours and public holidays."

WorkShop Week: 30 - 34
Five 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 34 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 30 - 34
One 8.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 30 to week 34 and delivered via online.
"This learning will be undertaken prior to the workshop and the laboratory"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Clinical placement (equivalent to 2,000-words)40 01, 02, 03, 04
One 1-hour exam (equivalent to 1,000-words)30 01, 02, 03, 04
Clinical assessment (equivalent to 1,000-words)30 01, 02, 03, 04

Melbourne, 2018, Week 31-45, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRachel Cross

Class requirements

Laboratory Class Week: 31 - 43
Five 2.0 hours laboratory class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Clinical skills including some simulation"

Lecture Week: 31 - 31
One 2.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 31 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Orientation lecture"

Placement - Off Site Week: 34 - 45
One 120.0 hours placement - off site per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 34 to week 45 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students may complete between 112 to 120-hours of placement which may vary according to the clinical placement facility working hours and public holidays."

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
Five 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 31 - 43
One 8.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.
"This learning will be undertaken prior to the workshop and the laboratory"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Clinical placement (equivalent to 2,000-words)40 01, 02, 03, 04
One 1-hour exam (equivalent to 1,000-words)30 01, 02, 03, 04
Clinical assessment (equivalent to 1,000-words)30 01, 02, 03, 04

Mildura, 2018, Week 30-44, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSandra Connor

Class requirements

Laboratory Class Week: 30 - 34
Five 2.0 hours laboratory class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 34 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Clinical skills including some simulation"

Lecture Week: 30 - 30
One 2.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 30 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Orientation lecture"

Placement - Off Site Week: 35 - 43
One 120.0 hours placement - off site per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 35 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students may complete between 112 to 120-hours of placement which may vary according to the clinical placement facility working hours and public holidays."

WorkShop Week: 30 - 34
Five 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 34 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 30 - 34
One 8.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 30 to week 34 and delivered via online.
"This learning will be undertaken prior to the workshop and the laboratory"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Clinical placement (equivalent to 2,000-words)40 01, 02, 03, 04
One 1-hour exam (equivalent to 1,000-words)30 01, 02, 03, 04
Clinical assessment (equivalent to 1,000-words)30 01, 02, 03, 04

Shepparton, 2018, Week 30-44, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPeter Sleeth

Class requirements

Laboratory Class Week: 30 - 34
Five 2.0 hours laboratory class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 34 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Clinical skills including some simulation"

Lecture Week: 30 - 30
One 2.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 30 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Orientation lecture"

Placement - Off Site Week: 35 - 43
One 120.0 hours placement - off site per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 35 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students may complete between 112 to 120-hours of placement which may vary according to the clinical placement facility working hours and public holidays."

WorkShop Week: 30 - 34
Five 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 34 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 30 - 34
One 8.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 30 to week 34 and delivered via online.
"This learning will be undertaken prior to the workshop and the laboratory"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Clinical placement (equivalent to 2,000-words)40 01, 02, 03, 04
One 1-hour exam (equivalent to 1,000-words)30 01, 02, 03, 04
Clinical assessment (equivalent to 1,000-words)30 01, 02, 03, 04