NURSING: HEALTH PRIORITIES A

NSG2HPA

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject you will have the opportunity to extend your knowledge and skills in relation to: The aetiology and pathophysiology of inflammation, acute pain and three of the National Health Priority Areas (cardiovascular, respiratory and endocrine) across the lifespan and; Diagnostic testing (haematology, biochemistry, microbiology, medical imaging) and pharmacology related to inflammation, acute pain and three of the National Health Priority Areas (cardiovascular, respiratory and endocrine) across the lifespan. You will be introduced to the theoretical basis of pharmacology including: Pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics and; The responsibilities, practical skills and scope of practice of the registered nurse in medication administration.

SchoolSchool of Nursing & Midwifery

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorYangama Jokwiro

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 and HBNSK no other rule applies OR Student must be admitted in one of the following courses: HBN, HBNM, HBNUP, HBNPRW, RBN, HZNMDB and HZNMD and must pass NSG1INA and NSG1NAM.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Develop and understanding of the aetiology, pathophysiology, and diagnostic testing for specific health priorities (cardiovascular, respiratory and endocrine)

Activities:
A selection of interactive materials using case scenarios to introduce the student to the concepts related to each health priority.

02. Apply clinical reasoning to the analysis and interpretation of assessment data in planning patient centred nursing care for patients with acute and chronic medical conditions with a particular focus on medication management.

Activities:
Development of Nursing care plans and safe medication management for patients with National Health Priority cardiovascular, respiratory and/or endocrine diseases: assessment, goal setting, therapeutic interventions and evaluation of person-centred care

03. Undertake a comprehensive pain assessment and carryout effective acute pain management

Activities:
Development of Nursing care plans and safe medication management for patients with National Health Priority cardiovascular, respiratory and/or endocrine diseases: assessment, goal setting, therapeutic interventions and evaluation of person-centred care

04. Provide safe management and accurate administration of client medications in the simulated and clinical environment

Activities:
Introduction to Pharmacology, Pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics and safe medication administration and management processes. Calculations for safe medication administration

05. Explain the legal, ethical and professional parameters for clinical management of patients

Activities:
Legal and ethical considerations associated with medication administration.

06. Demonstrate a self-directed approach to the development of your professional nursing role through the acquisition of knowledge and clinical practice

Activities:
Legal and ethical considerations associated with medication administration.

07. Demonstrate safe and therapeutic practice when planning and delivering care for people with mental health issues and their carers

Activities:
Legal and ethical considerations associated with medication administration.

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Albury-Wodonga, 2018, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSean Parker

Class requirements

Directed Reading Week: 10 - 22
One 114.0 hours directed reading per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
"self directed learning"

Laboratory Class Week: 10 - 14
Five 2.0 hours laboratory class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 14 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Including some simulations"

Lecture Week: 10 - 10
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 10 and delivered via blended.
"Supplemented with 8 hours of online lectures"

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
One 6.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
"Student online activities"

WorkShop Week: 10 - 14
Five 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 14 and delivered via face-to-face.
"class activities"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 2-hour examination (equivalent to 2,000-words)50 02, 01, 03, 06, 05, 04
One 30-minute basic medications calculations exam (equivalent to 500-words)Hurdle requirement: must achieve 100% competency.15 01, 03, 05
One objectively structured clinical examination (OSCE) (equivalent to 1,500-words)Medication management Placement/Campus based assessment35 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07

Bendigo, 2018, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMelissa Deacon-Crouch

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 10 - 14
Five 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 14 and delivered via face-to-face.
"class activities"

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
One 6.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
"Student online activities"

Lecture Week: 10 - 10
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 10 and delivered via blended.
"Supplemented with 8 hours of online lectures"

Laboratory Class Week: 10 - 14
Five 2.0 hours laboratory class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 14 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Including some simulations"

Directed Reading Week: 10 - 22
One 114.0 hours directed reading per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
"self directed learning"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 2-hour examination (equivalent to 2,000-words)50 02, 01, 03, 06, 05, 04
One 30-minute basic medications calculations exam (equivalent to 500-words)Hurdle requirement: must achieve 100% competency.15 01, 03, 05
One objectively structured clinical examination (OSCE) (equivalent to 1,500-words)Medication management Placement/Campus based assessment35 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07

Melbourne, 2018, Week 10-25, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorYangama Jokwiro

Class requirements

Directed Reading Week: 10 - 23
One 114.0 hours directed reading per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 23 and delivered via online.
"self directed learning"

Laboratory Class Week: 10 - 23
Five 2.0 hours laboratory class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 23 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Including some simulations"

Lecture Week: 10 - 10
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 10 and delivered via blended.
"supplemented by 8hrs of online lectures"

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 23
One 6.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 23 and delivered via online.
"Student online activities"

WorkShop Week: 10 - 23
Five 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 23 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Actual weeks vary on cohort"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 2-hour examination (equivalent to 2,000-words)50 02, 01, 03, 06, 05, 04
One 30-minute basic medications calculations exam (equivalent to 500-words)Hurdle requirement: must achieve 100% competency.15 01, 03, 05
One objectively structured clinical examination (OSCE) (equivalent to 1,500-words)Medication management Placement/Campus based assessment35 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07

Mildura, 2018, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBev Blanch

Class requirements

Directed Reading Week: 10 - 22
One 114.0 hours directed reading per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
"self directed learning"

Laboratory Class Week: 10 - 13
Five 2.0 hours laboratory class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 13 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Including some simulations"

Lecture Week: 10 - 10
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 10 and delivered via blended.
"Supplemented with 8 hours of online lectures"

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
One 6.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
"Student online activities"

WorkShop Week: 10 - 13
Five 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 13 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Class activities"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 2-hour examination (equivalent to 2,000-words)50 02, 01, 03, 06, 05, 04
One 30-minute basic medications calculations exam (equivalent to 500-words)Hurdle requirement: must achieve 100% competency.15 01, 03, 05
One objectively structured clinical examination (OSCE) (equivalent to 1,500-words)Medication management Placement/Campus based assessment35 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07

Shepparton, 2018, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPeter Sleeth

Class requirements

Directed Reading Week: 10 - 22
One 114.0 hours directed reading per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
"self directed learning"

Laboratory Class Week: 10 - 14
Five 2.0 hours laboratory class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 14 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Including some simulations"

Lecture Week: 10 - 10
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 10 and delivered via blended.
"Supplemented with 8 hours of online lectures"

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
One 6.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
"Student online activities"

WorkShop Week: 10 - 14
Five 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 14 and delivered via face-to-face.
"class activties"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 2-hour examination (equivalent to 2,000-words)50 02, 01, 03, 06, 05, 04
One 30-minute basic medications calculations exam (equivalent to 500-words)Hurdle requirement: must achieve 100% competency.15 01, 03, 05
One objectively structured clinical examination (OSCE) (equivalent to 1,500-words)Medication management Placement/Campus based assessment35 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07