FOUNDATIONS FOR CRITICAL CARE NURSING PRACTICE A

NSM4FCC

2014

Credit points: 30

Subject outline

In this subject, students will develop fundamental knowedge and skills required to care for patients in critical care nursing practice contexts. This subject provides a theoretical and practical foundation that prepares students for ethically oriented professional practice and undertake further studies at more advanced levels in critical care nursing. This subject enables students to develop critical thinking and problem solving skills, specialized clinical proficiency, and effective communication skills. Students will be able to make independent judgements; plan, implement and evaluate practice in specialty contexts and function effectively as a member of a multidisciplinary team. The subject is delivered via a flexible online mode comprising learning modules via LMS and a limited number of oncampus workshops (and/ or equivalent online virtual classrooms) and supported by appropriate clinical practicum.

FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorJoannet Hardenberg

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

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Other Site, 2014, Semester 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJoannet Hardenberg

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site
One 2.0 days placement - off site per week and delivered via blended.
"Students complete 16 hours of clinical learning time per week."

Scheduled Online Class
One 2.0 hours scheduled online class per week and delivered via online.
"Students complete two hours per week of flexible online student-directed learning modules."

WorkShop
Four 6.0 hours workshop per study period and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students complete four 6-hour face-to-face workshops (or online virtual classroom equivalent) across the study period."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
one 1,000-word academic skills written assignment10
one 1000-word equivalent clinical appraisal (Hurdle)0
one 2,000-word written assessment30
one 5000-word equivalent case presentation, using specified media60

Other Site, 2014, Semester 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJoannet Hardenberg

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site
One 2.0 days placement - off site per week and delivered via blended.
"Students complete 16 hours of clinical learning time per week."

Scheduled Online Class
One 2.0 hours scheduled online class per week and delivered via online.
"Students complete two hours per week of flexible online student-directed learning modules."

WorkShop
Four 6.0 hours workshop per study period and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students complete four 6-hour face-to-face workshops (or online virtual classroom equivalent) across the study period."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
one 1,000-word academic skills written assignment10
one 1000-word equivalent clinical appraisal (Hurdle)0
one 2,000-word written assessment30
one 5000-word equivalent case presentation, using specified media60