CLINICAL INTERNSHIP FOR NURSE PRACTITIONER B

NSM5CIB

2018

Credit points: 30

Subject outline

Clinical Internship B will consolidate and further refine your abilities to critique & apply specialised knowledge & skills for advanced clinical practice. Through online coursework, mentorship and patient care practice you will develop expert judgement, adaptability & responsibility as an advanced practitioner. Your learning and development will be assessed through a portfolio, supervised clinical practice, a presentation, problem-based scenarios, and a manuscript suitable for publication.

SchoolSchool of Nursing & Midwifery

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorKathy Tori

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites NSM5TMA and NSM5TMB and NSM5ACE and NSM5ACN and NSM5CIA

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsClinical Examination: A Systematic Guide to Physical DiagnosisPreliminaryTalley, N, & O'Connor, S 20106TH EDN, SYDNEY: CHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE ELSEVIER
ReadingsJarvis's physical examination and health assessment: ANZ adaptationPreliminaryForbes, H, & Watt, E 2012CHATSWOOD, N.S.W. ELSEVIER AUSTRALIA

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Incorporate advanced practice nursing knowledge, assessment & diagnostic skills in the provision of person centred care.

Activities:
Online learning module, clinical practicum assessment one, two, four, five, and six

02. Justify independent and collaborative interventions and/or management in the provision of person centred care.

Activities:
Online learning module, clinical practicum assessment one, two, four, five, and six.

03. Synthesised understanding of current evidence based practice to inform clinical decision making in response to problem based scenarios.

Activities:
Online activity; Clinical practicum in patient care setting, assessment one, two, four, five, and six.

04. Critically analyse current knowledge, and processes in health care provision in order to inform advanced nursing practice.

Activities:
Online learning module, assessment three.

05. Justify pharmacological and/or non pharmacological interventions appropriately and responsibly.

Activities:
Online learning modules, clinical practicum assessment one, two, four, five, and six.

06. Comply a portfolio of evidence in line with the NMBA requirements for NP endorsement.

Activities:
Online learning module, clinical practicum and assessment seven.

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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-ordinatorKathy Tori

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site
Three 3.0 days placement - off site per week on any day including weekend during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"24-hours per week of clinical learning time."

Problem Based Learning
One 300.0 hours problem based learning per study period on any day including weekend during the day and delivered via online.
"Fully-online equivalent to 300 hours directed & self directed delivered over 12 weeks."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Clinical objectives in line with NMBA Nurse Practitioner standards of practice (equiv to 500-words)Appropriate to advanced nursing practice model.5 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
One 1,500-word case study write up15 01, 05, 04, 03, 02
One 1,500-word final draft article for peer assessment and publication15 04
One 1,500-word portfolioConsistent with NMBA: Pathway 1. Appendices 1-315 06
One 40-minute case study presentation with an expert panel (equivalent to 2,000-words)20 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Six Problem Based Learning case studies delivered via distance education (equivalent to 1,500-words)15 01, 02, 05, 04, 03
Supervised clinical placement (equiv to 1,500-words).Clinical appraisal tool in line with NMBA.15 04, 01, 02, 03, 05

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKathy Tori

Class requirements

Problem Based Learning
One 300.0 hours problem based learning per study period on any day including weekend during the day and delivered via online.
"Fully-online equivalent to 300 hours directed & self directed delivered over 12 weeks."

Placement - Off Site
Three 3.0 days placement - off site per week on any day including weekend during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"24-hours per week of clinical learning time."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Clinical objectives in line with NMBA Nurse Practitioner standards of practice (equiv to 500-words)Appropriate to advanced nursing practice model.5 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
One 1,500-word case study write up15 01, 05, 04, 03, 02
One 1,500-word final draft article for peer assessment and publication15 04
One 1,500-word portfolioConsistent with NMBA: Pathway 1. Appendices 1-315 06
One 40-minute case study presentation with an expert panel (equivalent to 2,000-words)20 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Six Problem Based Learning case studies delivered via distance education (equivalent to 1,500-words)15 01, 02, 05, 04, 03
Supervised clinical placement (equiv to 1,500-words).Clinical appraisal tool in line with NMBA.15 04, 01, 02, 03, 05