CRITICAL ANALYSIS OF CONTEMPORARY NURSING PRACTICE

NSG3ACP

2014

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students will explore and examine the influence of research and evolving nursing knowledge on clinical practice and professional roles and be introduced to frameworks for analysing selected contemporary issues and trends in health care that will shape future nursing practice. Through the process of critical thinking, reflection, journaling, classroom lectures and seminar presentations students will: analyse contemporary issues; identify the implications of these issues for nursing education; analyse current nursing therapeutic regimens; and explore options for effecting improvement in quality nursing practice. The subject's modular structure allows a choice of topics in different learning contexts.

FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorSharon Gan

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjects NSG31ACP NSG32ACP NSG33ACP

Special conditionsN/A

Subject options

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Singapore, 2014, Week 20-29, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSonia Reisenhofer

Class requirements

Industry Based Learning-Off Site
One 1.0 hours industry based learning-off site per study period and delivered via blended.
"Ten hours of practicum in the student's clinical practice setting"

Problem Based Learning
Nine 3.0 hours problem based learning per study period and delivered via blended.
"self-directed learning activities supported by a learning package equivalent to three hours of classroom contact per week"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
One 1,500-word assignment or equivalent20
One individual assignment or equivalent60
Online discussion equivalent to 1000 words20

Singapore, 2014, Week 41-50, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSharon Gan

Class requirements

Block Mode Week: 41 - 50
One 3.0 days block mode per study period from week 41 to week 50 and delivered via face-to-face.
"six 3-4 hour or three 6-8 hour lecture/tutorials"

Industry Based Learning-Off Site Week: 41 - 50
One 1.0 hours industry based learning-off site per study period from week 41 to week 50 and delivered via blended.
"Ten hours of practicum in the student's clinical practice setting"

Problem Based Learning Week: 41 - 50
Nine 3.0 hours problem based learning per study period from week 41 to week 50 and delivered via blended.
"self-directed learning activities supported by a learning package equivalent to three hours of classroom contact per week"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
One 1,500-word assignment or equivalent20
One individual assignment or equivalent60
Online discussion equivalent to 1000 words20