INTRODUCTION TO PRACTICAL NURSING ASSESSMENT AND MANAGEMENT 1

NSG1NAV

2015

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject aims to develop the skills and knowledge required to practice as a nursing professional with clients across the lifespan in a range of health care environments and develop the skills and knowledge required to provide first aid response. 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 HLTEN401B, HLTEN503B, HLTEN504C, HLTFA311A, HLTIN301C

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Apply the principles of primary health care delivery; Apply the principle of wellness; Work in the context of professioanl nursing practice; Handle issues arising in health care; Contribute to professional work team; Participate in professional skills development

Activities:
Short written questions, oral presentations, practical placement, written report, simulations
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Creative Problem-solving)

02. Apply the Scope of Nursing Practice Decision Making Framework; Perform within legal and ethical parameters of professional nursing practice; Apply an understanding of the legal framework; Apply ethical concepts to clinical practice; Support the rights, interests and needs of clients and their families; Apply open disclosure processes.

Activities:
Short written questions, oral presentations, practical placement, written report, simulations
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Creative Problem-solving)

03. Collect data that contributes to client health care plan; Undertake client assessment for admission and discharge; Analyse client health assessment data and observations; Contribute to the development of individual care plans for clients; Prepare for client discharge.

Activities:
Short written questions, oral presentations, practical placement, written report, simulations
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Creative Problem-solving)

04. Establish and maintain therapeutic relationships with clients; Assist client in activities of daily living; Assist with movement of clients; Prepare clients for procedures; Provide nursing care to meet identified needs; Assess, monitor and evaluate clients during care; Evaluate nursing care provided.

Activities:
Short written questions, oral presentations, practical placement, written report, simulations
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Creative Problem-solving)

05. Follow infection control guidelines; Identify and respond to infection risks; Maintain personal hygiene; Use personal protective equipment; Limit contamination; Handle, package, label, store, transport and dispose of clinical and other waste; Clean environmental surfaces in the context of first aid: assess the situation; apply first aid procedures

Activities:
Short written questions, oral presetnations, practical placement, written report, simulations
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Creative Problem-solving)

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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 103.0 hours lecture/seminar per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.

Placement - Off Site
One 11.0 hours placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.

Practical
One 14.0 hours practical 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, 05

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 103.0 hours lecture/seminar per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.

Placement - Off Site
One 11.0 hours placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.

Practical
One 14.0 hours practical 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, 05