FOUNDATIONS FOR SPECIALTY PRACTICE B

NSM4FPB

2018

Credit points: 30

Subject outline

In this subject, students will focus on complex scenarios that require an ability to plan, implement and evaluate a multifaceted situation in the specialty context. This subject enables students to develop critical thinking and problem solving skills, specialised clinical proficiency and effective communication skills for ethically oriented professional practice and to undertake further studies at more advanced levels in their specialty. Students will be able to make high level independent judgements; plan, implement and evaluate practice in specialty contexts and function effectively as a member of a multidisciplinary team. The subject is delivered via a flexible online mode comprising learning modules via LMS and a limited number of on-campus workshops (and/or equivalent online virtual classrooms) and supported by appropriate clinical practicum.

SchoolSchool of Nursing & Midwifery

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorJacqueline McGregor

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

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

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be admitted in HMN or HMND and must have passed one of the following subjects: NSM4FAC or NSM4FBC or NSM4FCP or NSM4FCA or NSM4FCF or NSM4FCC or NSM4FEC or NSM4FIC or NSM4NCF or NSM4FPA or NSM4FPO or NSM4FRC or NSM4FSC or NSM4UCF or NSM4FWA OR obtain Course Coordinator's approval.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Make accurate assessments & develop reasonable and justifiable inferences in complex scenarios.

Activities:
Online activity; Clinical practicum in specialty setting.

02. Apply specialty knowledge, skills &/or equipment/technology to complex scenarios to the depth and breadth required of a beginning specialist.

Activities:
Online activity; Clinical practicum in specialty setting.

03. Make informed, independent judgements and develop plans in response to complex scenarios, based on your review and analysis of relevant & substantial information.

Activities:
Online activity; Clinical practicum in specialty setting.

04. Critically analyse current knowledge, data and processes in your specialty in order to inform your practice in complex situations.

Activities:
Online learning activity; written exercise; clinical practicum in specialty practice.

05. Communicate effectively & sensitively with colleagues, clients/patients & the public in a variety of professional & social contexts in accordance with the ethical standards of the profession.

Activities:
Clinical practicum in specialty practice.

06. Perform effective independent work & work as an influential team member in a variety of situations within your specialty setting in accordance with the ethical standards of the profession.

Activities:
Clinical practicum in specialty practice.

07. Critically evaluate and apply available evidence to inform best practice in your specialty.

Activities:
Online learning activity; written exercise; clinical practicum in specialty practice.

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2018, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJacqueline McGregor

Class requirements

Problem Based Learning
Eight 3.0 hours problem based learning per study period and delivered via blended.
"four 6-hour face-to-face workshops (or online virtual clasroom equivalent) per semester."

Problem Based Learning
One 2.0 hours problem based learning per study period and delivered via distance education.
"2-hours per week of flexible online student directed learning modules."

Placement - Off Site
One 2.0 days placement - off site per week and delivered via blended.
"16-hours per week of clinical learning time."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 1,000-word academic skills written assignment10 01, 02, 03, 04, 07
One 1,000-word equivalent clinical appraisal (Hurdle)Hurdle requirement: students must achieve a pass mark for this appraisal in order to pass the subject. 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07
One 2,000-word written assessment30 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
One 5,000-word equivalent presentation, using specified media60 01, 02, 03, 04, 05

Bendigo, 2018, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJacqueline McGregor

Class requirements

Problem Based Learning
Eight 3.0 hours problem based learning per study period and delivered via blended.
"four 6-hour face-to-face workshops (or online virtual clasroom equivalent) per semester."

Problem Based Learning
One 2.0 hours problem based learning per study period and delivered via distance education.
"2-hours per week of flexible online student directed learning modules."

Placement - Off Site
One 2.0 days placement - off site per week and delivered via blended.
"16-hours per week of clinical learning time."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 1,000-word academic skills written assignment10 01, 02, 03, 04, 07
One 1,000-word equivalent clinical appraisal (Hurdle)Hurdle requirement: students must achieve a pass mark for this appraisal in order to pass the subject. 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07
One 2,000-word written assessment30 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
One 5,000-word equivalent presentation, using specified media60 01, 02, 03, 04, 05

Bendigo, 2018, Semester 2, Off Campus

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJacqueline McGregor

Class requirements

Problem Based Learning
Eight 3.0 hours problem based learning per study period and delivered via blended.
"four 6-hour face-to-face workshops (or online virtual clasroom equivalent) per semester."

Problem Based Learning
One 2.0 hours problem based learning per study period and delivered via distance education.
"2-hours per week of flexible online student directed learning modules."

Placement - Off Site
One 2.0 days placement - off site per week and delivered via blended.
"16-hours per week of clinical learning time."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 1,000-word academic skills written assignment10 01, 02, 03, 04, 07
One 1,000-word equivalent clinical appraisal (Hurdle)Hurdle requirement: students must achieve a pass mark for this appraisal in order to pass the subject. 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07
One 2,000-word written assessment30 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
One 5,000-word equivalent presentation, using specified media60 01, 02, 03, 04, 05

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJacqueline McGregor

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site
One 2.0 days placement - off site per week and delivered via blended.
"16-hours per week of clinical learning time."

Problem Based Learning
One 2.0 hours problem based learning per study period and delivered via distance education.
"2-hours per week of flexible online student directed learning modules."

Problem Based Learning
Eight 3.0 hours problem based learning per study period and delivered via blended.
"four 6-hour face-to-face workshops (or online virtual clasroom equivalent) per semester."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 1,000-word academic skills written assignment10 01, 02, 03, 04, 07
One 1,000-word equivalent clinical appraisal (Hurdle)Hurdle requirement: students must achieve a pass mark for this appraisal in order to pass the subject. 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07
One 2,000-word written assessment30 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
One 5,000-word equivalent presentation, using specified media60 01, 02, 03, 04, 05

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJacqueline McGregor

Class requirements

Problem Based Learning
Eight 3.0 hours problem based learning per study period and delivered via blended.
"four 6-hour face-to-face workshops (or online virtual clasroom equivalent) per semester."

Problem Based Learning
One 2.0 hours problem based learning per study period and delivered via distance education.
"2-hours per week of flexible online student directed learning modules."

Placement - Off Site
One 2.0 days placement - off site per week and delivered via blended.
"16-hours per week of clinical learning time."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 1,000-word academic skills written assignment10 01, 02, 03, 04, 07
One 1,000-word equivalent clinical appraisal (Hurdle)Hurdle requirement: students must achieve a pass mark for this appraisal in order to pass the subject. 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07
One 2,000-word written assessment30 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
One 5,000-word equivalent presentation, using specified media60 01, 02, 03, 04, 05

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJacqueline McGregor

Class requirements

Problem Based Learning Week: 10 - 22
Eight 3.0 hours problem based learning per study period from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
"four 6-hour face-to-face workshops (or online virtual clasroom equivalent) per semester."

Placement - Off Site Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 days placement - off site per week from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"16-hours per week of clinical learning time."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 1,000-word academic skills written assignment10 01, 02, 03, 04, 07
One 1,000-word equivalent clinical appraisal (Hurdle)Hurdle requirement: students must achieve a pass mark for this appraisal in order to pass the subject. 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07
One 2,000-word written assessment30 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
One 5,000-word equivalent presentation, using specified media60 01, 02, 03, 04, 05

Other Site, 2018, Semester 2, Off Campus

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJacqueline McGregor

Class requirements

Problem Based Learning
Eight 3.0 hours problem based learning per study period and delivered via blended.
"four 6-hour face-to-face workshops (or online virtual clasroom equivalent) per semester."

Problem Based Learning
One 2.0 hours problem based learning per study period and delivered via distance education.
"2-hours per week of flexible online student directed learning modules."

Placement - Off Site
One 2.0 days placement - off site per week and delivered via blended.
"16-hours per week of clinical learning time."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 1,000-word academic skills written assignment10 01, 02, 03, 04, 07
One 1,000-word equivalent clinical appraisal (Hurdle)Hurdle requirement: students must achieve a pass mark for this appraisal in order to pass the subject. 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07
One 2,000-word written assessment30 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
One 5,000-word equivalent presentation, using specified media60 01, 02, 03, 04, 05

Other Site, 2018, Semester 1, Off Campus

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJacqueline McGregor

Class requirements

Problem Based Learning
Eight 3.0 hours problem based learning per study period and delivered via blended.
"four 6-hour face-to-face workshops (or online virtual clasroom equivalent) per semester."

Problem Based Learning
One 2.0 hours problem based learning per study period and delivered via distance education.
"2-hours per week of flexible online student directed learning modules."

Placement - Off Site
One 2.0 days placement - off site per week and delivered via blended.
"16-hours per week of clinical learning time."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 1,000-word academic skills written assignment10 01, 02, 03, 04, 07
One 1,000-word equivalent clinical appraisal (Hurdle)Hurdle requirement: students must achieve a pass mark for this appraisal in order to pass the subject. 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07
One 2,000-word written assessment30 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
One 5,000-word equivalent presentation, using specified media60 01, 02, 03, 04, 05