FOUNDATIONS FOR INTENSIVE CARE NURSING PRACTICE A

NSM4FIC

2014

Credit points: 30

Subject outline

In this subject, students will develop fundamental knowedge and skills required to care for patients in intensive 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 intensive care nursing. This subject enables students to develop critical thinking and problem solving skills, specialised 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 on-campus workshops (and/or equivalent online virtual classrooms) and supported by appropriate clinical practicum.

FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorPaul Ross

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Subject options

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Other Site, 2014, Semester 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPaul Ross

Class requirements

Problem Based Learning
One 2.0 hours problem based learning per week and delivered via distance education.
"2-hours per week of flexible online student directed learning modules"

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

WorkShop
Four 6.0 hours workshop per study period and delivered via blended.
"4 x 6-hour face-to-face workshops (or online virtual clasroom equivalent) per semester"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
One 1,000-word academic skills written assignment10
One 1,000-word equivalent clinical appraisalHurdle requirement: Students must achieve a pass mark for this appraisal in order to pass the subject.0
One 2,000-word written assessment30
One 5,000-word equivalent case presentation, using specified media60

Other Site, 2014, Week 09-25, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPaul Ross

Class requirements

Problem Based Learning
One 2.0 hours problem based learning per week and delivered via distance education.
"2-hours per week of flexible online student directed learning modules"

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

WorkShop
Four 6.0 hours workshop per study period and delivered via blended.
"4 x 6-hour face-to-face workshops (or online virtual clasroom equivalent) per semester"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
One 1,000-word academic skills written assignment10
One 1,000-word equivalent clinical appraisalHurdle requirement: Students must achieve a pass mark for this appraisal in order to pass the subject.0
One 2,000-word written assessment30
One 5,000-word equivalent case presentation, using specified media60