INTERNATIONAL AND CLINICAL ELECTIVE FOR NURSING AND MIDWIFERY

NSG3CEL

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject will enable nursing and midwifery students to undertake nursing and/or midwifery learning experience in Australia or overseas, in their own field of practice, in diverse clinical contexts. Students will participate in a clinical or other international learning experience that will allow them to gain experience and knowledge of nursing and/or midwifery in a culturally and professionally new environment. This subject is also available for International nursing and midwifery students undertaking a clinical or international learning experience in Australia.

SchoolSchool of Nursing & Midwifery

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorSonia Reisenhofer

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Requires approval from the subject or Bachelor of Nursing course coordinator

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Demonstrate safe and effective communication skills in a cuturally and linguistically new environment with a range of audiences.

Activities:
Demonstrate - basic communication skills in unfamiliar situations in a culturally sensitive way. Negotiate, collaborate and consult with colleagues and peers as required. Maintain accurate and appropriate documentation as required in an appropriate timeframe.

02. Demonstrate organisation, time management skills and a professional attitude/orientation at all times.

Activities:
Attend and participate in clinical placement and/or learning experience as scheduled.

03. Identify the practice of your profession in a range of contexts and apply the policy, procedures and guidelines of that service within the context of the experience.

Activities:
Participate in the international experience and critically reflect on the role of a Registered Nurse/Midwife in that context.

04. Reflect on the impact of this context and cultural experience on your developing professional identity.

Activities:
Identify your own strengths and weaknesses and reflect on your own performance against personal learning goals and appropriate standards of performance, and work towards addressing these. Demonstrate an ability to adapt your own performance in response to self-evaluation. Actively seek to engage in opportunities to update and broaden your own knowledge and skills in response to personal learning goal. Examine the similarities and differences in professional practice in relation to the respective Codes of Conduct and Ethics between Australia and the location of the international experience.

05. Compare the service delivery model with the Australian service delivery model in your field of practice taking into account cultural differences.

Activities:
Explore the model through your own practice, engagement with colleagues and research of that Government's/Institution's Charter for service delivery where possible. Identify the professional constraints and benefits of this service delivery model compared with the Australian model. Examine the broader health care system in this environment and the impact of cultural practices on the model of health care and professional practice. Identify the facilitators and barriers that impact on the health care of individuals and communities in this particular context.

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Albury-Wodonga, 2018, Summer 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSonia Reisenhofer

Class requirements

Seminar
One 2.0 hours seminar per study period and delivered via face-to-face.
"One 2-hour preparatory seminar in an international context per teaching period. Indicative only - contact times will differ depending on what the exchange opportunity is."

WorkShop
One 20.0 hours workshop per study period and delivered via face-to-face.
"A minimum of 20 contact hours for the teaching period. Indicative only - contact times will differ depending on what the exchange opportunity is."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Clinical and/or cultural experience participation and contextual assessment (2,000-word equivalent)Incoming international students undertaking a short term program at Latrobe University who complete the specific requirements of their program but do not complete the formal assessment tasks will receive an ungraded pass.50 05, 04, 03, 02, 01
Reflective report: i.e. analysis and comparison of health care systems (2,000-word equivalent)Incoming international students undertaking a short term program at Latrobe University who complete the specific requirements of their program but do not complete the formal assessment tasks will receive an ungraded pass.50 05, 04, 03, 02, 01

Albury-Wodonga, 2018, Summer 3, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSonia Reisenhofer

Class requirements

Seminar
One 2.0 hours seminar per study period and delivered via face-to-face.
"One 2-hour preparatory seminar in an international context per teaching period. Indicative only - contact times will differ depending on what the exchange opportunity is."

WorkShop
One 20.0 hours workshop per study period and delivered via face-to-face.
"A minimum of 20 contact hours for the teaching period. Indicative only - contact times will differ depending on what the exchange opportunity is."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Clinical and/or cultural experience participation and contextual assessment (2,000-word equivalent)Incoming international students undertaking a short term program at Latrobe University who complete the specific requirements of their program but do not complete the formal assessment tasks will receive an ungraded pass.50 05, 04, 03, 02, 01
Reflective report: i.e. analysis and comparison of health care systems (2,000-word equivalent)Incoming international students undertaking a short term program at Latrobe University who complete the specific requirements of their program but do not complete the formal assessment tasks will receive an ungraded pass.50 05, 04, 03, 02, 01

Bendigo, 2018, Summer 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSonia Reisenhofer

Class requirements

Seminar
One 2.0 hours seminar per study period and delivered via face-to-face.
"One 2-hour preparatory seminar in an international context per teaching period. Indicative only - contact times will differ depending on what the exchange opportunity is."

WorkShop
One 20.0 hours workshop per study period and delivered via face-to-face.
"A minimum of 20 contact hours for the teaching period. Indicative only - contact times will differ depending on what the exchange opportunity is."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Clinical and/or cultural experience participation and contextual assessment (2,000-word equivalent)Incoming international students undertaking a short term program at Latrobe University who complete the specific requirements of their program but do not complete the formal assessment tasks will receive an ungraded pass.50 05, 04, 03, 02, 01
Reflective report: i.e. analysis and comparison of health care systems (2,000-word equivalent)Incoming international students undertaking a short term program at Latrobe University who complete the specific requirements of their program but do not complete the formal assessment tasks will receive an ungraded pass.50 05, 04, 03, 02, 01

Bendigo, 2018, Summer 3, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSonia Reisenhofer

Class requirements

Seminar
One 2.0 hours seminar per study period and delivered via face-to-face.
"One 2-hour preparatory seminar in an international context per teaching period. Indicative only - contact times will differ depending on what the exchange opportunity is."

WorkShop
One 20.0 hours workshop per study period and delivered via face-to-face.
"A minimum of 20 contact hours for the teaching period. Indicative only - contact times will differ depending on what the exchange opportunity is."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Clinical and/or cultural experience participation and contextual assessment (2,000-word equivalent)Incoming international students undertaking a short term program at Latrobe University who complete the specific requirements of their program but do not complete the formal assessment tasks will receive an ungraded pass.50 05, 04, 03, 02, 01
Reflective report: i.e. analysis and comparison of health care systems (2,000-word equivalent)Incoming international students undertaking a short term program at Latrobe University who complete the specific requirements of their program but do not complete the formal assessment tasks will receive an ungraded pass.50 05, 04, 03, 02, 01

Melbourne, 2018, Summer 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSonia Reisenhofer

Class requirements

Seminar
One 2.0 hours seminar per study period and delivered via face-to-face.
"One 2-hour preparatory seminar in an international context per teaching period. Indicative only - contact times will differ depending on what the exchange opportunity is."

WorkShop
One 20.0 hours workshop per study period and delivered via face-to-face.
"A minimum of 20 contact hours for the teaching period. Indicative only - contact times will differ depending on what the exchange opportunity is."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Clinical and/or cultural experience participation and contextual assessment (2,000-word equivalent)Incoming international students undertaking a short term program at Latrobe University who complete the specific requirements of their program but do not complete the formal assessment tasks will receive an ungraded pass.50 05, 04, 03, 02, 01
Reflective report: i.e. analysis and comparison of health care systems (2,000-word equivalent)Incoming international students undertaking a short term program at Latrobe University who complete the specific requirements of their program but do not complete the formal assessment tasks will receive an ungraded pass.50 05, 04, 03, 02, 01

Melbourne, 2018, Summer 3, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSonia Reisenhofer

Class requirements

WorkShop
One 20.0 hours workshop per study period and delivered via face-to-face.
"A minimum of 20 contact hours for the teaching period. Indicative only - contact times will differ depending on what the exchange opportunity is."

Seminar
One 2.0 hours seminar per study period and delivered via face-to-face.
"One 2-hour preparatory seminar in an international context per teaching period. Indicative only - contact times will differ depending on what the exchange opportunity is."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Clinical and/or cultural experience participation and contextual assessment (2,000-word equivalent)Incoming international students undertaking a short term program at Latrobe University who complete the specific requirements of their program but do not complete the formal assessment tasks will receive an ungraded pass.50 05, 04, 03, 02, 01
Reflective report: i.e. analysis and comparison of health care systems (2,000-word equivalent)Incoming international students undertaking a short term program at Latrobe University who complete the specific requirements of their program but do not complete the formal assessment tasks will receive an ungraded pass.50 05, 04, 03, 02, 01

Melbourne, 2018, Week 36-40, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSonia Reisenhofer

Class requirements

Professional Development Programs Week: 36 - 40
One 10.0 days professional development programs per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 36 to week 40 and delivered via blended.
"Students undertake this subject as part of a pre-approved international, professional or clinical learning program in Australia or Overseas"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Students from Japan undertake a two week program at LTUIncoming international students undertaking a short term program at Latrobe University who complete the specific requirements of their program but do not complete the formal assessment tasks will receive an ungraded pass.100 01, 02, 03, 04, 05

Melbourne, 2018, Week 30-34, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSonia Reisenhofer

Class requirements

Professional Development Programs Week: 30 - 34
One 10.0 days professional development programs per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 30 to week 34 and delivered via blended.
"Students undertake this subject as part of a pre-approved international, professional or clinical learning program in Australia or Overseas"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Hong Kong Polytechnic Nursing Students will undertake a 2-4 week short term program at LTUIncoming international students undertaking a short term program at Latrobe University who complete the specific requirements of their program but do not complete the formal assessment tasks will receive an ungraded pass.100 01, 02, 03, 04, 05

Melbourne, 2018, Week 12-13, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSonia Reisenhofer

Class requirements

Professional Development Programs Week: 12 - 13
One 10.0 days professional development programs per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 12 to week 13 and delivered via blended.
"Students undertake this subject as part of a pre-approved international, professional or clinical learning program in Australia or Overseas"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Singapore Students from NYP undertake 1 week cultural and professional nursing visit to LTUIncoming international students undertaking a short term program at Latrobe University who complete the specific requirements of their program but do not complete the formal assessment tasks will receive an ungraded pass.100 01, 02, 03, 04, 05

Mildura, 2018, Summer 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSonia Reisenhofer

Class requirements

Seminar
One 2.0 hours seminar per study period and delivered via face-to-face.
"One 2-hour preparatory seminar in an international context per teaching period. Indicative only - contact times will differ depending on what the exchange opportunity is."

WorkShop
One 20.0 hours workshop per study period and delivered via face-to-face.
"A minimum of 20 contact hours for the teaching period. Indicative only - contact times will differ depending on what the exchange opportunity is."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Clinical and/or cultural experience participation and contextual assessment (2,000-word equivalent)Incoming international students undertaking a short term program at Latrobe University who complete the specific requirements of their program but do not complete the formal assessment tasks will receive an ungraded pass.50 05, 04, 03, 02, 01
Reflective report: i.e. analysis and comparison of health care systems (2,000-word equivalent)Incoming international students undertaking a short term program at Latrobe University who complete the specific requirements of their program but do not complete the formal assessment tasks will receive an ungraded pass.50 05, 04, 03, 02, 01

Mildura, 2018, Summer 3, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSonia Reisenhofer

Class requirements

WorkShop
One 20.0 hours workshop per study period and delivered via face-to-face.
"A minimum of 20 contact hours for the teaching period. Indicative only - contact times will differ depending on what the exchange opportunity is."

Seminar
One 2.0 hours seminar per study period and delivered via face-to-face.
"One 2-hour preparatory seminar in an international context per teaching period. Indicative only - contact times will differ depending on what the exchange opportunity is."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Clinical and/or cultural experience participation and contextual assessment (2,000-word equivalent)Incoming international students undertaking a short term program at Latrobe University who complete the specific requirements of their program but do not complete the formal assessment tasks will receive an ungraded pass.50 05, 04, 03, 02, 01
Reflective report: i.e. analysis and comparison of health care systems (2,000-word equivalent)Incoming international students undertaking a short term program at Latrobe University who complete the specific requirements of their program but do not complete the formal assessment tasks will receive an ungraded pass.50 05, 04, 03, 02, 01

Other Site, 2018, Winter semester, Off Campus

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSonia Reisenhofer

Class requirements

Professional Development Programs Week: 27 - 28
One 10.0 days professional development programs per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 27 to week 28 and delivered via blended.
"Students undertake this subject as part of a pre-approved international, professional or clinical learning program in Australia or Overseas"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Clinical and/or cultural experience participation and contextual assessment (2,000-word equivalent)Incoming international students undertaking a short term program at Latrobe University who complete the specific requirements of their program but do not complete the formal assessment tasks will receive an ungraded pass.50 05, 04, 03, 02, 01
Reflective report: i.e. analysis and comparison of health care systems (2,000-word equivalent)Incoming international students undertaking a short term program at Latrobe University who complete the specific requirements of their program but do not complete the formal assessment tasks will receive an ungraded pass.50 05, 04, 03, 02, 01

Other Site, 2018, Semester 2, Off Campus

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSonia Reisenhofer

Class requirements

Professional Development Programs Week: 31 - 43
One 10.0 days professional development programs per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.
"Students undertake this subject as part of a pre-approved international, professional or clinical learning program in Australia or Overseas"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Clinical and/or cultural experience participation and contextual assessment (2,000-word equivalent)Incoming international students undertaking a short term program at Latrobe University who complete the specific requirements of their program but do not complete the formal assessment tasks will receive an ungraded pass.50 05, 04, 03, 02, 01
Reflective report: i.e. analysis and comparison of health care systems (2,000-word equivalent)Incoming international students undertaking a short term program at Latrobe University who complete the specific requirements of their program but do not complete the formal assessment tasks will receive an ungraded pass.50 05, 04, 03, 02, 01

Other Site, 2018, Semester 1, Off Campus

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSonia Reisenhofer

Class requirements

Professional Development Programs Week: 10 - 22
One 10.0 days professional development programs per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
"Students undertake this subject as part of a pre-approved international, professional or clinical learning program in Australia or Overseas"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Clinical and/or cultural experience participation and contextual assessment (2,000-word equivalent)Incoming international students undertaking a short term program at Latrobe University who complete the specific requirements of their program but do not complete the formal assessment tasks will receive an ungraded pass.50 05, 04, 03, 02, 01
Reflective report: i.e. analysis and comparison of health care systems (2,000-word equivalent)Incoming international students undertaking a short term program at Latrobe University who complete the specific requirements of their program but do not complete the formal assessment tasks will receive an ungraded pass.50 05, 04, 03, 02, 01

Shepparton, 2018, Summer 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSonia Reisenhofer

Class requirements

WorkShop
One 20.0 hours workshop per study period and delivered via face-to-face.
"A minimum of 20 contact hours for the teaching period. Indicative only - contact times will differ depending on what the exchange opportunity is."

Seminar
One 2.0 hours seminar per study period and delivered via face-to-face.
"One 2-hour preparatory seminar in an international context per teaching period. Indicative only - contact times will differ depending on what the exchange opportunity is."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Clinical and/or cultural experience participation and contextual assessment (2,000-word equivalent)Incoming international students undertaking a short term program at Latrobe University who complete the specific requirements of their program but do not complete the formal assessment tasks will receive an ungraded pass.50 05, 04, 03, 02, 01
Reflective report: i.e. analysis and comparison of health care systems (2,000-word equivalent)Incoming international students undertaking a short term program at Latrobe University who complete the specific requirements of their program but do not complete the formal assessment tasks will receive an ungraded pass.50 05, 04, 03, 02, 01

Shepparton, 2018, Summer 3, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSonia Reisenhofer

Class requirements

WorkShop
One 20.0 hours workshop per study period and delivered via face-to-face.
"A minimum of 20 contact hours for the teaching period. Indicative only - contact times will differ depending on what the exchange opportunity is."

Seminar
One 2.0 hours seminar per study period and delivered via face-to-face.
"One 2-hour preparatory seminar in an international context per teaching period. Indicative only - contact times will differ depending on what the exchange opportunity is."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Clinical and/or cultural experience participation and contextual assessment (2,000-word equivalent)Incoming international students undertaking a short term program at Latrobe University who complete the specific requirements of their program but do not complete the formal assessment tasks will receive an ungraded pass.50 05, 04, 03, 02, 01
Reflective report: i.e. analysis and comparison of health care systems (2,000-word equivalent)Incoming international students undertaking a short term program at Latrobe University who complete the specific requirements of their program but do not complete the formal assessment tasks will receive an ungraded pass.50 05, 04, 03, 02, 01