CLINICAL AUDIT DEVELOPMENT

NSG4CAD

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject you will be introduced to the concept of clinical governance and the use of evidence to improve the quality of health care offered. You will apply the principles of evidence-based practice in a critique of current clinical practice and formulate a detailed plan for the conduct of a clinical audit as a means of investigating the effectiveness, appropriateness and feasibility of a clinical practice. The subject is comprised of a series of learning activities that are delivered online and supported by a facilitator.

SchoolSchool of Nursing & Midwifery

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorKathy Tori

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Students must be enrolled in course code: HMNSCO

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Explain how clinical governance and best practice evidence is used in your organisation to improve clinical practice.

Activities:
Written assessment.

02. Locate and critically appraise different forms of evidence.

Activities:
Online activity. Literature searching, using a range of sources of evidence.

03. Develop a standard of 'best practice', that is based on the evidence available, on a clinical practice topic.

Activities:
Online activity. Literature searching using a range of sources of evidence.

04. Formulate a detailed plan for the conduct of a clinical audit.

Activities:
Written assessment.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Online, 2018, Teaching Session 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKathy Tori

Class requirements

Scheduled Online Class Week: 09 - 13
One 1.0 hours scheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 09 to week 13 and delivered via online.
"6x1hour online tutorials via 'Zoom' offered over the duration. 2x1 hour sessions in week 1 and 1 in weeks 2,3,4,5."

Evidence Based Learning Week: 09 - 14
One 144.0 hours evidence based learning per study period on weekdays during the day from week 09 to week 14 and delivered via online.
"144hours of directed learning online"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 1,000-word written task plus one 500-word peer assessment (or equivalent).10 01, 02, 03, 04
One 1,500-word examination (or equivalent written task)45 01, 02, 03, 04
One multimedia and digital presentation (equivalent to 1,500 words), or equivalent.45 01, 02, 03, 04

Online, 2018, Teaching Session 6, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKathy Tori

Class requirements

Scheduled Online Class Week: 37 - 41
One 1.0 hours scheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 37 to week 41 and delivered via online.
"6x1hour online tutorials via 'Zoom' offered over the duration. 2x1hour sessions in week 1 and then 1x1hour session in weeks 2,3,4,5/"

Evidence Based Learning Week: 37 - 42
One 144.0 hours evidence based learning per study period on weekdays during the day from week 37 to week 42 and delivered via online.
"144 hours of directed learning online."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 1,000-word written task plus one 500-word peer assessment (or equivalent).10 01, 02, 03, 04
One 1,500-word examination (or equivalent written task)45 01, 02, 03, 04
One multimedia and digital presentation (equivalent to 1,500 words), or equivalent.45 01, 02, 03, 04