ENGAGEMENT IN PROFESSIONAL NURSING

NSG3EPN

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students will extend their knowledge of the components that provide frameworks for accountable and responsible nursing practice. Through lectures, online activities and workshops students will explore competency standards, decision making frameworks, direction and delegation guidelines and the Australian safety and quality framework in relation to professional conduct. In addition, students will be introduced to the role of contemporary theories of leadership and management, the concept of professional boundaries, health policy,organisational structures and culture. Students capacity to engage in their professional role across all practice settings will be enhanced by completion of this subject. To achieve the learning outcomes of this subject students will be expected to complete a range of written and verbal assessments within a 12-week period.

SchoolSchool of Nursing & Midwifery

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorMelanie Bish

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Students must be admitted in one of the following courses: HBNPRW, RBN, HBN, HBNM, HBNUP, HBNGEW, HBNGEB, HBNGE, HBNGEM, HBNGES, HBNENW, HBNENB, HBNEN, HBNENM, HBNENS

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsLeadership roles and management functions in NursingRecommendedMarquis, B.L & Huston, C.J. 2015Wolters Kluwer Health

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Explain the impact of corporate and clinical governance models in Australia and international health services in relation to person-centred care.

Activities:
Online examples of clinical governance models from the Australian and international context. Workshop to discuss the difference between legal and professional codes and guidelines and individual responsibilities.

02. Appraise contemporary health policy issues and current legislation as they relate to safety and quality in nursing.

Activities:
Online resources and web links to national health policy and standards. Workshops to discuss safety and quality frameworks and their impact on individual outcomes. Webinar or recorded lecture from a senior health adviser

03. Explain how organisational structure, organisational culture and contextual variables influence the nursing environment and the coordinated approach to person centred care.

Activities:
Online resources and examples of organisational change drawing from contemporary theories (e.g.Carl May, 2010). Webinar with CEO of major health care provider and health care professional from same organisation to illustrate organisation structure and change mechanisms. Workshops to discuss and critique student experiences of organisation cultures in their clinical practicum.

04. Critique contemporary nursing leadership theories, core competencies and personal capabilities and their importance to individuals, teams and the nursing profession.

Activities:
Online resources and examples of contemporary leadership theories. Debate: Suggested topic: #Advocate or administrator: role of the contemporary nurse#.

05. Develop and apply communication skills that directly relate to health information systems.

Activities:
Online resources and examples of electronic patient records. Online resources - students will explore will explore the advantages and disadvantages of eHealth.gov.au. Workshop to discuss safety and security issues of health informatics

06. Apply awareness of the transition from student to registered health care practitioner through critical self-reflection.

Activities:
Online resources linked to the development of emotional intelligence.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Albury-Wodonga, 2018, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRonald Picard

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 31 - 33
Five 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 33 and delivered via face-to-face.

Evidence Based Learning Week: 31 - 43
One 16.0 hours evidence based learning other recurrence on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.
"Online activities"

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 10.0 hours lecture other recurrence on any day including weekend from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.
"10 hours of lecture equivalent online"

Directed Reading Week: 31 - 43
One 114.0 hours directed reading other recurrence on any day including weekend from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.
"self-directed learning including 16 hours of online peer support learning activities."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Individual written assessment (2000 words) 50 04, 05, 06
Individual written assessment (1000 words)25 01, 02, 03, 04
5 online quizzes (1500 word equivalent)25 01, 03, 05, 06

Bendigo, 2018, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMelanie Bish

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 31 - 33
Five 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 33 and delivered via face-to-face.

Evidence Based Learning Week: 31 - 43
One 16.0 hours evidence based learning other recurrence on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.
"online activities"

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 10.0 hours lecture other recurrence on any day including weekend from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.
"10 hours of lectures equivalent online"

Directed Reading Week: 31 - 43
One 114.0 hours directed reading other recurrence on any day including weekend from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.
"self-directed learning including 16 hours of online peer support learning activities."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Individual written assessment (2000 words) 50 04, 05, 06
Individual written assessment (1000 words)25 01, 02, 03, 04
5 online quizzes (1500 word equivalent)25 01, 03, 05, 06

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMelanie Bish

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 31 - 33
Five 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 33 and delivered via face-to-face.

Evidence Based Learning Week: 31 - 43
One 16.0 hours evidence based learning other recurrence on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.
"Online activities"

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 10.0 hours lecture other recurrence on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.
"10 hours of lecture equivalence online"

Directed Reading Week: 31 - 43
One 114.0 hours directed reading other recurrence on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.
"Self-directed learning including 16 hours of online peer support learning activities."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Individual written assessment (2000 words) 50 04, 05, 06
Individual written assessment (1000 words)25 01, 02, 03, 04
5 online quizzes (1500 word equivalent)25 01, 03, 05, 06

Mildura, 2018, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorTara Williams

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 31 - 33
Five 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 33 and delivered via face-to-face.

Evidence Based Learning Week: 31 - 43
One 16.0 hours evidence based learning other recurrence on any day including weekend from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.
"online activities"

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 10.0 hours lecture other recurrence on any day including weekend from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.
"online lectures equivalence of 10 hours"

Directed Reading Week: 31 - 43
One 114.0 hours directed reading other recurrence on any day including weekend from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.
"self-directed learning including 16 hours of online peer support learning activities."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Individual written assessment (2000 words) 50 04, 05, 06
Individual written assessment (1000 words)25 01, 02, 03, 04
5 online quizzes (1500 word equivalent)25 01, 03, 05, 06

Shepparton, 2018, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLeah Merrigan

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 31 - 33
Five 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 33 and delivered via face-to-face.

Evidence Based Learning Week: 31 - 43
One 16.0 hours evidence based learning other recurrence on any day including weekend from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.
"online activities"

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 10.0 hours lecture other recurrence on any day including weekend from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.
"online lecture equivalence to 10 hours"

Directed Reading Week: 31 - 43
One 114.0 hours directed reading other recurrence on any day including weekend from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.
"self-directed learning including 16 hours of online peer support learning activities."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Individual written assessment (2000 words) 50 04, 05, 06
Individual written assessment (1000 words)25 01, 02, 03, 04
5 online quizzes (1500 word equivalent)25 01, 03, 05, 06

Singapore, 2018, Week 02-13, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMelanie Bish

Class requirements

Block Mode Week: 10 - 10
Three 7.0 hours block mode per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 10 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Individual written assessment (2000 words) 050 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
Individual written assessment (1000 words)025 01, 02, 03, 04
online examination (1500 word equivalence)025 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06

Singapore, 2018, Week 34-43, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMelanie Bish

Class requirements

Block Mode Week: 34 - 43
Three 7.0 hours block mode per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 34 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Individual written assessment (2000 words) 50 04, 05, 06
Individual written assessment (1000 words)25 01, 02, 03, 04
5 online quizzes (1500 word equivalent)25 01, 03, 05, 06