DEVELOPING COMPETENCY IN PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE

HLT1PPV

2015

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject deals with: the cultural awareness required for effective communication and the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate nursing practice in a contemporary health environment using critical thinking and analysis and reflective practice. Taught in conjunction with other vocational nursing competencies.

SchoolLa Trobe Rural Health School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorLes Fitzgerald

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Students must be enrolled in course HBNDC

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Must be co-enrolled in vocational competency HLTEN516B, HLTEN502B, HLTEN508B, HLTEN509B, HLTHIR403C, HLTHIR404D, HLTIN301C, HLTWHS300A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Reflect cultural awareness in work practice; accommodate cultural diversity as a basis for effective workplace and professional relationships; communicate effectively with culturally diverse persons, resolve cross-cultural misunderstandings.

Activities:
Written exam, case scenario, practical placement, simulation assessment
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Creative Problem-solving)

02. Reflect an awareness of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history and cultures in work practices; Reflect an awareness of own and other cultural realities in work practices; Communicate effectively with Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people; Reflect cultural safety in workplace and professional relationships; Work in partnership with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people & communities.

Activities:
Written exam, case scenario, practical placement, simulation assessment
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Creative Problem-solving)

03. Use effective communication skills in complex situations; Deliver complex information effectively; Identify and address actual and potential constraints to communication; Evaluate effectiveness of communication in complicated siutations; Use information technology; Lead small group discussions.

Activities:
Written exam, case scenario, practical placement, simulation assessment
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Creative Problem-solving)

04. Apply the foundations of contemporary nursing practice; Participate in professional review and development; Work within a contemporary health care environment; Use critical thinking and analysis effectively; Promote reflective practice of self and others.

Activities:
Written exam, case scenario, practical placement, simulation assessment

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Shepparton, 2015, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLes Fitzgerald

Class requirements

Lecture/Seminar
One 127.0 hours lecture/seminar per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.

Placement - Off Site
One 33.0 hours placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Vocational competency assessment as per TAFE training plan100 01, 02, 03, 04

Shepparton, 2015, Week 14-26, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLes Fitzgerald

Class requirements

Lecture/Seminar
One 127.0 hours lecture/seminar per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.

Placement - Off Site
One 33.0 hours placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Vocational competency assessment as per TAFE training plan100 01, 02, 03, 04