COMMUNITY NURSING

NSG2COM

2014

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students will apply a primary health care approach to nursing and explore the professional roles of community nurses in a variety of health care settings. Specific content will (i) address areas such as health promotion and education, community health needs analysis, culturally sensitive practice and intersectorial collaboration and (ii) will be analysed in the context of the promotion of health and well- being across a range of diverse population groups and settings.

FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorSandra Lucas

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites NSG2ACA and NSG2MIN (or NSG2MED)

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsCommunity Nursing in Australia. 2nd EditionPrescribedKralik, D& van Loon, A. (2011)MILTON QLD, JOHN WILEY & SONS, AUSTRALIA
ReadingsAn Introduction to Community and Primary Health CareRecommendedGuzys, D and Petrie, E. (2013)CAMBRIDGE
ReadingsCommunity Nursing Practice: Theory, Skills & IssuesRecommendedSt. John, W. & Keleher, H. (2007)CROW'S NEST NSW, AUSTRALIA: ALLEN AND UNWIN
ReadingsPromoting Health: the primary health care approach. 4th EditionRecommendedTalbot, L & Verrinder, G. (2009)SYDNEY CHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE

Subject options

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Albury-Wodonga, 2014, Week 30-44, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSally Squire

Class requirements

Evidence Based Learning Week: 30 - 44
One 3.0 hours evidence based learning per study period from week 30 to week 44 and delivered via online.
"online component equivalent to 3 hours"

Lecture Week: 30 - 34
Three 1.0 hours lecture per study period from week 30 to week 34 and delivered via online.
"3 hours of lectures"

Placement - Off Site Week: 34 - 44
One 10.0 days placement - off site per study period from week 34 to week 44 and delivered via face-to-face.
"The clinical component of 80 hours may be offered in a block mode over a 2-week period and may occur outside of the semester time"

WorkShop Week: 30 - 34
Five 2.0 hours workshop per study period from week 30 to week 34 and delivered via face-to-face.
"10 hours of workshops"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Clinical placementHurdle requirement: Formative & Summative evaluation of students achievement of enabling outcomes & clinical competence as prescribed in the subject.0
One 2,000-word individual assignment40
One 30-minute online test (equiv to 500 words)20
One 6 minute individual contribution towards a 30-minute group presentation40

Bendigo, 2014, Week 30-44, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMelanie Bish

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 30 - 34
Five 2.0 hours workshop per study period from week 30 to week 34 and delivered via face-to-face.
"10 hours of workshops"

Placement - Off Site Week: 34 - 44
One 10.0 days placement - off site per study period from week 34 to week 44 and delivered via face-to-face.
"The clinical component of 80 hours may be offered in a block mode over a 2-week period and may occur outside of the semester time"

Lecture Week: 30 - 34
Three 1.0 hours lecture per study period from week 30 to week 34 and delivered via online.
"3 hours of lectures"

Evidence Based Learning Week: 30 - 44
One 3.0 hours evidence based learning per study period from week 30 to week 44 and delivered via online.
"online component equivalent to 3 hours"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Clinical placementHurdle requirement: Formative & Summative evaluation of students achievement of enabling outcomes & clinical competence as prescribed in the subject.0
One 2,000-word individual assignment40
One 30-minute online test (equiv to 500 words)20
One 6 minute individual contribution towards a 30-minute group presentation40

Melbourne, 2014, Week 30-44, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSandra Lucas

Class requirements

Evidence Based Learning Week: 30 - 44
One 3.0 hours evidence based learning per study period from week 30 to week 44 and delivered via online.
"online component equivalent to 3 hours."

Lecture Week: 30 - 34
Three 1.0 hours lecture per study period from week 30 to week 34 and delivered via online.
"3 hours of lectures."

Placement - Off Site Week: 34 - 44
One 10.0 days placement - off site per study period from week 34 to week 44 and delivered via face-to-face.
"The clinical component of 80 hours may be offered in a block mode over a 2-week period and may occur outside of the semester time"

WorkShop Week: 30 - 34
Five 2.0 hours workshop per study period from week 30 to week 34 and delivered via face-to-face.
"10 hours of workshops."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Clinical placementHurdle requirement: Formative & Summative evaluation of students achievement of enabling outcomes & clinical competence as prescribed in the subject.0
One 2,000-word individual assignment40
One 30-minute online test (equiv to 500 words)20
One 6 minute individual contribution towards a 30-minute group presentation40

Mildura, 2014, Week 30-44, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorTara Williams

Class requirements

Evidence Based Learning Week: 30 - 44
One 3.0 hours evidence based learning per study period from week 30 to week 44 and delivered via online.
"online component equivalent to 3 hours"

Lecture Week: 30 - 34
Three 1.0 hours lecture per study period from week 30 to week 34 and delivered via online.
"3 hours of lectures"

Placement - Off Site Week: 34 - 44
One 10.0 days placement - off site per study period from week 34 to week 44 and delivered via face-to-face.
"The clinical component of 80 hours may be offered in a block mode over a 2-week period and may occur outside of the semester time"

WorkShop Week: 30 - 34
Five 2.0 hours workshop per study period from week 30 to week 34 and delivered via face-to-face.
"10 hours of workshops"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Clinical placementHurdle requirement: Formative & Summative evaluation of students achievement of enabling outcomes & clinical competence as prescribed in the subject.0
One 2,000-word individual assignment40
One 30-minute online test (equiv to 500 words)20
One 6 minute individual contribution towards a 30-minute group presentation40

Shepparton, 2014, Week 30-44, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBeverley Guest-Smith

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 30 - 34
Five 2.0 hours workshop per study period from week 30 to week 34 and delivered via face-to-face.
"10 hours of workshops"

Placement - Off Site Week: 34 - 44
One 10.0 days placement - off site per study period from week 34 to week 44 and delivered via face-to-face.
"The clinical component of 80 hours may be offered in a block mode over a 2-week period and may occur outside of the semester time"

Lecture Week: 30 - 34
Three 1.0 hours lecture per study period from week 30 to week 34 and delivered via online.
"3 hours of lectures"

Evidence Based Learning Week: 30 - 44
One 3.0 hours evidence based learning per study period from week 30 to week 44 and delivered via online.
"online component equivalent to 3 hours"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Clinical placementHurdle requirement: Formative & Summative evaluation of students achievement of enabling outcomes & clinical competence as prescribed in the subject.0
One 2,000-word individual assignment40
One 30-minute online test (equiv to 500 words)20
One 6 minute individual contribution towards a 30-minute group presentation40