NURSING: CONSOLIDATION REFLECTIVE CLINICAL PRACTICE

NSG3NCR

2018

Credit points: 30

This subject addresses La Trobe's Innovation and Entrepreneurship Essential. Innovation and Entrepreneurship is about using your creativity to generate new ideas, understand and solve complex problems and thrive in a fast-changing world.

Subject outline

This subject is the capstone subject for the Bachelor of Nursing degree. Through online activities and workshops you will to develop and refine your abilities to: manage care for a number of complex clients; reflect on your personal practice; and critique the wider practice of nurses. The content builds on previously learnt concepts of person-centred care, situational management, nursing inquiry, therapeutic communication and client education. The focus of the subject is to assist you to develop the repertoire of skills required by contemporary nursing practice and form a foundation for future nursing practice evolutions.

SchoolSchool of Nursing & Midwifery

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorCarmel McLeod

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites NSG3TCN and NSG3MHI (2013 curriculum) NSG3CCN and NSG2MHN (2009 curriculum)

Co-requisites Nil

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Design, plan and execute nursing care that is effective and efficient.

Activities:
Reflective practice and Clinical Simulation Workshops. Clinical Practicuum
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

02. Critically evaluate nursing practice.

Activities:
Self directed learning. Reviewing examples of clinical audit tools and clinical audit reports
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

03. Analyse, assess and recommend nursing practice improvement opportunities based on contemporary research.

Activities:
Practice improvement workshop
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Albury-Wodonga, 2018, Week 30-50, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAnne-Marie Mahoney

Class requirements

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

Laboratory Class Week: 30 - 33
Five 2.0 hours laboratory class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 33 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShop Week: 30 - 33
Five 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 33 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 30 - 48
Ten 2.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend from week 30 to week 48 and delivered via online.

Placement - Off Site Week: 34 - 48
One 200.0 hours placement - off site per study period on weekdays from week 34 to week 48 and delivered via face-to-face.

Directed Reading Week: 30 - 48
One 54.0 hours directed reading per study period on any day including weekend from week 30 to week 48 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Personal practice audit report (1000 words)15 01, 02, 03
Clinical Practice assessment/Case Report (3,500 words equivalent)35 01, 02, 03
Thesis (4500 words)50 01, 02, 03

Bendigo, 2018, Week 30-50, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCathryn Street

Class requirements

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

Laboratory Class Week: 30 - 33
Five 2.0 hours laboratory class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 33 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShop Week: 30 - 33
Five 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 33 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 30 - 48
Ten 2.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend from week 30 to week 48 and delivered via online.

Placement - Off Site Week: 34 - 48
One 200.0 hours placement - off site per study period on weekdays from week 34 to week 48 and delivered via face-to-face.

Directed Reading Week: 30 - 48
One 54.0 hours directed reading per study period on any day including weekend from week 30 to week 48 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Personal practice audit report (1000 words)15 01, 02, 03
Clinical Practice assessment/Case Report (3,500 words equivalent)35 01, 02, 03
Thesis (4500 words)50 01, 02, 03

Melbourne, 2018, Week 31-45, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCarmel McLeod

Class requirements

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

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

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.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 31 - 45
Ten 2.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend from week 31 to week 45 and delivered via online.

Placement - Off Site Week: 34 - 45
One 200.0 hours placement - off site per study period on weekdays from week 34 to week 45 and delivered via face-to-face.

Directed Reading Week: 31 - 45
One 54.0 hours directed reading per study period on any day including weekend from week 31 to week 45 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Personal practice audit report (1000 words)15 01, 02, 03
Clinical Practice assessment/Case Report (3,500 words equivalent)35 01, 02, 03
Thesis (4500 words)50 01, 02, 03

Melbourne, 2018, Week 21-46, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCarmel McLeod

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 21 - 21
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 21 to week 21 and delivered via face-to-face.

Laboratory Class Week: 21 - 21
Five 2.0 hours laboratory class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 21 to week 21 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShop Week: 21 - 21
Five 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 21 to week 21 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 21 - 46
Ten 2.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend from week 21 to week 46 and delivered via online.

Placement - Off Site Week: 22 - 46
One 200.0 hours placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 22 to week 46 and delivered via face-to-face.

Directed Reading Week: 21 - 46
One 54.0 hours directed reading per study period on any day including weekend from week 21 to week 46 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Personal practice audit report (1000 words)15 01, 02, 03
Clinical Practice assessment/Case Report (3,500 words equivalent)35 01, 02, 03
Thesis (4500 words)50 01, 02, 03

Mildura, 2018, Week 30-50, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBev Blanch

Class requirements

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

Laboratory Class Week: 30 - 33
Five 2.0 hours laboratory class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 33 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShop Week: 30 - 33
Five 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 33 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 30 - 48
Ten 2.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend from week 30 to week 48 and delivered via online.

Placement - Off Site Week: 34 - 48
One 200.0 hours placement - off site per study period on weekdays from week 34 to week 48 and delivered via face-to-face.

Directed Reading Week: 30 - 48
One 54.0 hours directed reading per study period on any day including weekend from week 30 to week 48 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Personal practice audit report (1000 words)15 01, 02, 03
Clinical Practice assessment/Case Report (3,500 words equivalent)35 01, 02, 03
Thesis (4500 words)50 01, 02, 03

Shepparton, 2018, Week 30-50, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPeter Sleeth

Class requirements

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

Laboratory Class Week: 30 - 33
Five 2.0 hours laboratory class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 33 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShop Week: 30 - 33
Five 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 33 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 30 - 48
Ten 2.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend from week 30 to week 48 and delivered via online.

Placement - Off Site Week: 34 - 48
One 200.0 hours placement - off site per study period on weekdays from week 34 to week 48 and delivered via face-to-face.

Directed Reading Week: 30 - 48
One 54.0 hours directed reading per study period on any day including weekend from week 30 to week 48 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Personal practice audit report (1000 words)15 01, 02, 03
Clinical Practice assessment/Case Report (3,500 words equivalent)35 01, 02, 03
Thesis (4500 words)50 01, 02, 03

Singapore, 2018, Week 45-14, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCarmel McLeod

Class requirements

Block Mode Week: 45
Two 3.0 days block mode per study period on any day including weekend during the day in week 45 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Block 1 - 25/10/2018 - 27/10/2018 Block 2 - TBC (17/01/2018 - 19/01/2018"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Personal practice audit report (1000 words)15 01, 02, 03
Clinical Practice assessment/Case Report (3,500 words equivalent)35 01, 02, 03
Thesis (4500 words)50 01, 02, 03