FOUNDATIONS FOR PERIOPERATIVE CARE NURSING PRACTICE A

NSM4FPO

2018

Credit points: 30

Subject outline

In this subject, students will develop fundamental knowedge and skills required to care for patients in perioperative care nursing practice contexts. This subject provides both theoretical and practical foundations that prepares students for advanced professional practice in perioperative care nursing. This subject enables students to develop critical thinking and problem solving skills, specialised clinical proficiency, and development of effective communication skills. Students will be able to make independent judgements; plan, implement and evaluate practice in specialty contexts including an in-depth knowledge of legislation and standards that underpin their practice and function effectively as a member of an interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary teams. 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-ordinatorCatherine Dean

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

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

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Apply specialty knowledge, skills &/or equipment/technology to well defined situations in your specialty area.

Activities:
Online activity; Clinical practicum in specialty setting.

02. Make accurate assessments & develop reasonable and justifiable inferences.

Activities:
Online activity; Clinical practicum in specialty setting.

03. Make informed judgements and develop plans in response to well defined 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.

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

05. Determine the communication approach required in a specific situation and tailor your professional communication, using listening, speaking, writing and ICT skills, to achieve effective and positive outcomes.

Activities:
Clinical practicum in specialty practice.

06. Perform independent work & work as an effective team member in a variety of situations within your specialty setting.

Activities:
Clinical practicum in specialty practice.

07. Apply ethical standards to new contexts within your specialty area.

Activities:
Clinical practicum in specialty practice.

08. Recognise your own learning needs & use learning strategies that are effective in your professional practice.

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

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCatherine Dean

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 online.
"2-hours per week of flexible online student direct learning modules."

Lecture/Workshop
Four 6.0 hours lecture/workshop per week and delivered via blended.
"4 x 6-hour face-to-face workshops (or online virtual classroom equivalent) per semester."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 1,000-word academic skills written assignment10 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 07, 08
One 1,000-word equivalent clinical appraisalHurdle requirement: students must achieve a pass result for this appraisal in order to pass the subject. 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08
One 2,000-word written assessment30 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
One 5,000-word equivalent case presentation, using specified media60 01, 02, 03, 04, 05

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCatherine Dean

Class requirements

Problem Based Learning
Four 6.0 hours problem based learning per week and delivered via blended.
"4 x 6-hour face-to-face workshops (or online virtual classroom equivalent) per semester."

Problem Based Learning
One 2.0 hours problem based learning per study period and delivered via online.
"2-hours per week of flexible online student direct 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, 05, 07, 08
One 1,000-word equivalent clinical appraisalHurdle requirement: students must achieve a pass result for this appraisal in order to pass the subject. 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08
One 2,000-word written assessment30 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
One 5,000-word equivalent case presentation, using specified media60 01, 02, 03, 04, 05