PRIMARY HEALTHCARE NURSING

NSG3PHN

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject you will consider the diversity of contemporary nursing roles and practice through the exploration of comprehensive primary healthcare. This approach involves health promotion, community development and advocacy. Through seminars, lectures, workshops and a clinical practicum you will have opportunities to integrate and apply biomedical, behavioural and social approaches in the provision of person-centred care for individuals and communities. The primary healthcare principles will be emphasised, you will explore the complexities of health policy and systems and consideration will be given to how personal values impact on health practice and mobilisation of community resources. Students will consider the ways in which nurses can act as global citizens in their contribution to sustainable health care systems through innovative evidence based primary healthcare. To achieve the learning outcomes of this subject you will be expected to complete a range of written, verbal and clinical assessments within theĀ teaching period.

SchoolSchool of Nursing & Midwifery

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorDiana Guzys

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: HBN, HBNM, HBNUP, HBNPRW, RBN, HBNGEW, HBNGEB, HBNGE, HBNGEM, HBNGES, HBNENW, HBNENB, HBNEN, HBNENM, HBNENS, HZNMD, HZNMDB, HBNPGW, BEBN2, HBNPRG, HSBNCW, BEBND2, HSBNC, HBNCM, HBNCP and must have passed one of NSG2ANB or NSG2ACB.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Students wishing to undertake this subject prior to the normal progression sequence, must seek coordinator approval before enrolling.

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsIntroduction to community and primary health care 2ePrescribedGuzys, Brown, Halcomb and Whitehead (2017)Cambridge University Press

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Demonstrate understanding of the impact of social and environmental determinants of health and illness

Activities:
workshops, EBL, lectures, clinical placement

02. Explore the impact primary health care principles' have on health outcomes locally, nationally, and internationally

Activities:
workshops, EBL, lecturers

03. Differentiate between the terms primary care and primary health care. Differentiate between selective and comprehensive Primary Health Care.

Activities:
workshops, EBL, lecturers

04. Apply primary health care principles' in contemporary nursing practice, including health promotion knowledge and skills, so as to plan, develop a targeted health project, within primary health care framework.

Activities:
workshops, EBL, lectures ,Clinical practice, independent research

05. Utilise health coaching techniques to work with individuals, groups, and populations to promote health

Activities:
Workshops, EBL lectures, clinical placement, independent research

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Albury-Wodonga, 2018, Week 28-46, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRonald Picard

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 30 - 33
Five 2.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 33 and delivered via blended.
"Delivered online"

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.

Problem Based Learning Week: 30 - 33
Four 3.0 hours problem based learning per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 33 and delivered via blended.
"Delivered online"

Independent Research Week: 31 - 43
One 34.0 hours independent research per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Placement - Off Site Week: 31 - 45
One 80.0 hours placement - off site per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 45 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Clinical placement assessment (equivalent to 2,000-words)Part A - Preclinical preparation (30%) Part B - Preceptor feedback on template (10%) Part C - Post placement reflection (10%)50 04, 05
5 x 6 minute online MCQ quizzes (500 word equiv total)Each of five modules is assessed via a quiz. Each quiz is worth 4%20 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Individual essay (1,500 words)30 01, 02, 03, 04

Bendigo, 2018, Week 28-46, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDiana Guzys

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 30 - 33
Five 2.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 33 and delivered via blended.
"Delivered online"

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.

Problem Based Learning Week: 30 - 33
Four 3.0 hours problem based learning per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 33 and delivered via blended.
"Delivered online"

Independent Research Week: 31 - 43
One 34.0 hours independent research per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Placement - Off Site Week: 31 - 45
One 80.0 hours placement - off site per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 45 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Clinical placement assessment (equivalent to 2,000-words)Part A - Preclinical preparation (30%) Part B - Preceptor feedback on template (10%) Part C - Post placement reflection (10%)50 04, 05
5 x 6 minute online MCQ quizzes (500 word equiv total)Each of five modules is assessed via a quiz. Each quiz is worth 4%20 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Individual essay (1,500 words)30 01, 02, 03, 04

Melbourne, 2018, Week 28-46, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDiana Guzys

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 33
Five 2.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 33 and delivered via blended.
"Delivered online"

WorkShop Week: 31 - 45
Five 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 45 and delivered via face-to-face.

Problem Based Learning Week: 31 - 33
Four 3.0 hours problem based learning per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 33 and delivered via blended.

Independent Research Week: 31 - 43
One 34.0 hours independent research per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Placement - Off Site Week: 34 - 45
One 80.0 hours placement - off site per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 34 to week 45 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Clinical placement assessment (equivalent to 2,000-words)Part A - Preclinical preparation (30%) Part B - Preceptor feedback on template (10%) Part C - Post placement reflection (10%)50 04, 05
5 x 6 minute online MCQ quizzes (500 word equiv total)Each of five modules is assessed via a quiz. Each quiz is worth 4%20 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Individual essay (1,500 words)30 01, 02, 03, 04

Mildura, 2018, Week 28-46, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorTara Williams

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 30 - 33
Five 2.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 33 and delivered via blended.
"Delivered online"

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.

Problem Based Learning Week: 30 - 33
Four 3.0 hours problem based learning per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 33 and delivered via blended.
"Delivered online"

Independent Research Week: 31 - 43
One 34.0 hours independent research per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Placement - Off Site Week: 31 - 45
One 80.0 hours placement - off site per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 45 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Clinical placement assessment (equivalent to 2,000-words)Part A - Preclinical preparation (30%) Part B - Preceptor feedback on template (10%) Part C - Post placement reflection (10%)50 04, 05
5 x 6 minute online MCQ quizzes (500 word equiv total)Each of five modules is assessed via a quiz. Each quiz is worth 4%20 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Individual essay (1,500 words)30 01, 02, 03, 04

Shepparton, 2018, Week 28-46, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLeah Merrigan

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 30 - 33
Five 2.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 33 and delivered via blended.
"Delivered online"

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.

Problem Based Learning Week: 30 - 33
Four 3.0 hours problem based learning per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 33 and delivered via blended.
"Delivered online"

Independent Research Week: 31 - 43
One 34.0 hours independent research per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Placement - Off Site Week: 31 - 45
One 80.0 hours placement - off site per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 45 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Clinical placement assessment (equivalent to 2,000-words)Part A - Preclinical preparation (30%) Part B - Preceptor feedback on template (10%) Part C - Post placement reflection (10%)50 04, 05
5 x 6 minute online MCQ quizzes (500 word equiv total)Each of five modules is assessed via a quiz. Each quiz is worth 4%20 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Individual essay (1,500 words)30 01, 02, 03, 04