INTRODUCTION TO NURSING ASSESSMENT

NSG1INA

2014

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject is an introduction to the fundamental knowledge and skills required for person-centred nursing practice. Through lectures, online activities, workshops, clinical skills laboratories and a clinical placement you will develop understanding of the principles of nursing health assessments and the clinical reasoning cycle across the lifespan. This will enable you to plan and provide basic nursing care for any person, in any context and location. The clinical practicum will allow you to integrate theoretical principles to basic nursing practice. To achieve the learning outcomes of this subject you will be expected to complete a range of written, verbal and clinical assessments within a 12-week period.

FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorMonica Peddle

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Students must be enrolled in one of the following courses: HBN, HBNM, HBNUP, HBNPRW, RBN - Bachelor of Nursing, HZNM, HZNMD - Bachelor of Nursing/Bachelor of Midwifery. All other regional students in the Faculty of Health Sciences undergraduate courses are permitted to enrol with school approval.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Clinical Placements

Subject options

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Albury-Wodonga, 2014, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment size100

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSally Squire

Class requirements

Evidence Based Learning Week: 10 - 22
Five 2.0 hours evidence based learning every two weeks on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
"10 hours (including workshops) and 6 hours of student online activities"

Laboratory Class Week: 10 - 22
Five 2.0 hours laboratory class every two weeks on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"10 hours including simulation learning."

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
Ten 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
"10 hours online"

Placement - Off Site Week: 10 - 22
One 40.0 hours placement - off site per study period from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"32-40 hours - undertaken in block mode over a one week period,and will be offered outside semester (Week 28 or 29 or 30) - hours may vary according to clinical placement facility and public holidays."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Clinical Practicum (1000 word equivalent)50
Clinical learning portfolio (1000 words)35
Online quiz (case study) (1000 word equivalent)(Formative)15

Bendigo, 2014, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment size130

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKerrie Gamble

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 10 - 22
One 40.0 hours placement - off site per study period from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"32-40 hours - undertaken in block mode over a one week period,and will be offered outside semester (Week 28 or 29 or 30) - hours may vary according to clinical placement facility and public holidays."

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
Ten 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
"10 hours online"

Laboratory Class Week: 10 - 22
Five 2.0 hours laboratory class every two weeks on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"10 hours including simulation learning."

Evidence Based Learning Week: 10 - 22
Five 2.0 hours evidence based learning every two weeks on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
"10 hours (including workshops) and 6 hours of student online activities"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Clinical Practicum (1000 word equivalent)50
Clinical learning portfolio (1000 words)35
Online quiz (case study) (1000 word equivalent)(Formative)15

Melbourne, 2014, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMonica Peddle

Class requirements

Laboratory Class Week: 10 - 22
Ten 1.0 hours laboratory class per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"10 hours including simulation learning."

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
Ten 1.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
"Face-to-face lecture week 1 only. 9 hours online."

Practical
One 5.0 days practical per study period on any day including weekend during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"32-40 hours of clinical practicum on a Friday Saturday or Sunday. Hours may vary according to clinical placement facility and public holidays."

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
Ten 1.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
"10 hours (including workshops) and 6 hours of student online activities"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Clinical Practicum (1000 word equivalent)50
Clinical learning portfolio (1000 words)35
Online quiz (case study) (1000 word equivalent)(Formative)15

Melbourne, 2014, Week 42-05, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMonica Peddle

Class requirements

Laboratory Class
Ten 1.0 hours laboratory class per week on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"10 hours including simulation learning."

Lecture
Ten 1.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via blended.
"Face-to-face lecture week 1 only. 9 hours online."

Practical
One 5.0 days practical per study period on any day including weekend during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"32-40 hours of clinical practicum on a Friday Saturday or Sunday. Hours may vary according to clinical placement facility and public holidays."

WorkShop
Ten 1.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day and delivered via blended.
"10 hours (including workshops) and 6 hours of student online activities"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Clinical Practicum (1000 word equivalent)50
Clinical learning portfolio (1000 words)35
Online quiz (case study) (1000 word equivalent)(Formative)15

Mildura, 2014, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment size30

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSandra Connor

Class requirements

Evidence Based Learning Week: 10 - 22
Five 2.0 hours evidence based learning every two weeks on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
"10 hours (including workshops) and 6 hours of student online activities"

Laboratory Class Week: 10 - 22
Five 2.0 hours laboratory class every two weeks on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"10 hours including simulation learning."

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
Ten 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
"10 hours online"

Placement - Off Site Week: 10 - 22
One 40.0 hours placement - off site per study period from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"32-40 hours - undertaken in block mode over a one week period,and will be offered outside semester (Week 28 or 29 or 30) - hours may vary according to clinical placement facility and public holidays."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Clinical Practicum (1000 word equivalent)50
Clinical learning portfolio (1000 words)35
Online quiz (case study) (1000 word equivalent)(Formative)15

Shepparton, 2014, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment size55

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJennifer Bassett

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 10 - 22
One 40.0 hours placement - off site per study period from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"32-40 hours - undertaken in block mode over a one week period,and will be offered outside semester (Week 28 or 29 or 30) - hours may vary according to clinical placement facility and public holidays."

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
Ten 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
"10 hours online"

Laboratory Class Week: 10 - 22
Five 2.0 hours laboratory class every two weeks on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"10 hours including simulation learning."

Evidence Based Learning Week: 10 - 22
Five 2.0 hours evidence based learning every two weeks on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
"10 hours (including workshops) and 6 hours of student online activities"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Clinical Practicum (1000 word equivalent)50
Clinical learning portfolio (1000 words)35
Online quiz (case study) (1000 word equivalent)(Formative)15