CRITICAL ANALYSIS OF CONTEMPORARY NURSING PRACTICE

NSG3ACP

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students will explore and examine the influence of research and evolving nursing knowledge on clinical practice and professional roles and be introduced to frameworks for analysing selected contemporary issues and trends in health care that will shape future nursing practice. Through the process of critical thinking, reflection, journaling, classroom lectures and seminar presentations students will: analyse contemporary issues; identify the implications of these issues for nursing education; analyse current nursing therapeutic regimens; and explore options for effecting improvement in quality nursing practice. The subject's modular structure allows a choice of topics in different learning contexts.

SchoolSchool of Nursing & Midwifery

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorSonia Reisenhofer

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjects NSG31ACP NSG32ACP NSG33ACP

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. 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.

Activities:
Use of all assessments and nursing care that can be utilised in conjunction with or as alternative to medication administration, including clinical reasoning.

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Singapore, 2018, Week 41-50, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSonia Reisenhofer

Class requirements

Problem Based Learning Week: 41 - 50
Nine 3.0 hours problem based learning per study period from week 41 to week 50 and delivered via blended.
"self-directed learning activities supported by a learning package equivalent to three hours of classroom contact per week"

Block Mode Week: 41 - 50
One 3.0 days block mode per study period from week 41 to week 50 and delivered via face-to-face.
"six 3-4 hour or three 6-8 hour lecture/tutorials"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 1,500-word assignment or equivalent20 01
One individual assignment or equivalent60 01
Online discussion equivalent to 1000 words20 01

Singapore, 2018, Week 19-29, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSonia Reisenhofer

Class requirements

Industry Based Learning-Off Site Week: 19 - 29
One 1.0 hours industry based learning-off site per study period from week 19 to week 29 and delivered via blended.
"Ten hours of practicum in the student's clinical practice setting"

Problem Based Learning Week: 19 - 29
Nine 3.0 hours problem based learning per study period from week 19 to week 29 and delivered via blended.
"self-directed learning activities supported by a learning package equivalent to three hours of classroom contact per week"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 1,500-word assignment or equivalent20 01
One individual assignment or equivalent60 01
Online discussion equivalent to 1000 words20 01

Singapore, 2018, Week 02-13, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSonia Reisenhofer

Class requirements

Problem Based Learning Week: 02 - 12
Nine 3.0 hours problem based learning per study period from week 02 to week 12 and delivered via blended.
"self-directed learning activities supported by a learning package equivalent to three hours of classroom contact per week"

Block Mode Week: 02 - 12
One 3.0 days block mode per study period from week 02 to week 12 and delivered via face-to-face.
"six 3-4 hour or three 6-8 hour lecture/tutorials"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 1,500-word assignment or equivalent20 01
One individual assignment or equivalent60 01
Online discussion equivalent to 1000 words20 01