NURSING PATIENTS WITH ACUTE ILLNESS B

NSG2ANB

2015

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject provides you with the skills, knowledge and attitudes required by nurses in the provision of care for patients with chronic disease experiencing an acute illness requiring hospitalisation. Specific foci: Therapeutic communication skills including situations involving sudden death or dying patients and their families and; Caring for patients with multiple comorbidities and develop and implement a plan of care to meet all care requirements and; National Health Priority areas including renal, musculoskeletal, gastrointestinal and haematological diseases. Techniques explored include: Complex chronic wound care, blood transfusions, specimen collection including venepuncture and Catheterisation, fluid balance management and care of a patient with continuous bladder irrigation post-surgery and; Chronic pain management.

SchoolSchool of Nursing & Midwifery

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorMonica Peddle

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites NSG2ANA or NSG2TBN or both of NSG2ACA and NSG2MIN

Co-requisites NSG2HPB

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Utilise clinical reasoning to design an appropriate evidenced based patient centred plan of care for persons with a chronic disorder considering associated comorbidities.

Activities:
EBL activities Online activities Tutorial activities Simulated learning Clinical Practicum
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Writing (Writing)
Discipline Specific Competencies (Discipline Specific Competencies)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)

02. Demonstrate competence in nursing interventions when caring for patients with a chronic disease experiencing an acute illness requiring hospitalisation

Activities:
EBL activities Online activities Tutorial activities Simulated learning Clinical Practicum
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Writing (Writing)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Discipline Specific Competencies (Discipline Specific Competencies)

03. Practice within the legal and ethical standards governing nursing practice and healthcare.

Activities:
EBL activities Online activities Tutorial activities Simulated learning Clinical Practicum
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Writing (Writing)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Discipline Specific Competencies (Discipline Specific Competencies)

04. Demonstrate effective teamwork in healthcare.

Activities:
EBL activities Online activities Tutorial activities Simulated learning Clinical Practicum
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)

05. Develop your professional role and identity as a nurse and as a member of a wider healthcare team.

Activities:
EBL activities Online activities Tutorial activities Simulated learning Clinical Practicum
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Writing (Writing)
Discipline Specific Competencies (Discipline Specific Competencies)

06. Provide effective teaching and learning sessions within scope of practice in the clinical setting.

Activities:
EBL activities Online activities Tutorial activities Simulated learning Clinical Practicum
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline Specific Competencies (Discipline Specific Competencies)
Writing (Writing)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)

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Albury-Wodonga, 2015, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSally Squire

Class requirements

Computer Laboratory Week: 31 - 43
One 10.0 hours computer laboratory per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Clinical skills including some simulation"

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 10.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.
"Including online lectures"

Placement - Off Site Week: 31 - 43
One 120.0 hours placement - off site per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students may complete between 104 to 120-hours of placement which may vary according to the clinical placement facility working hours and public holidays."

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
One 10.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Clinical placement (equivalent to 2,000-words)50 01, 05, 04, 03, 02, 06
One 1-hour exam (equivalent to 1,000-words)25 03, 02, 01, 04, 06, 05
One clinical skills assessment (equivalent to 1,000-words)Student to prepare and deliver an education session to a patient outlined in a scenario.25 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06

Bendigo, 2015, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorTherese Worme

Class requirements

Computer Laboratory Week: 31 - 43
One 10.0 hours computer laboratory per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Clinical skills including some simulation"

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 10.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.
"Including online lectures"

Placement - Off Site Week: 31 - 43
One 120.0 hours placement - off site per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students may complete between 104 to 120-hours of placement which may vary according to the clinical placement facility working hours and public holidays."

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
One 10.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Clinical placement (equivalent to 2,000-words)50 01, 05, 04, 03, 02, 06
One 1-hour exam (equivalent to 1,000-words)25 03, 02, 01, 04, 06, 05
One clinical skills assessment (equivalent to 1,000-words)Student to prepare and deliver an education session to a patient outlined in a scenario.25 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06

Melbourne, 2015, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMonica Peddle

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
One 10.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Placement - Off Site Week: 31 - 43
One 120.0 hours placement - off site per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students may complete between 104 to 120-hours of placement which may vary according to the clinical placement facility working hours and public holidays."

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 10.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.
"Online lectures"

Laboratory Class Week: 31 - 43
One 10.0 hours laboratory class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Clinical skills including some simulation"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Clinical placement (equivalent to 2,000-words)50 01, 05, 04, 03, 02, 06
One 1-hour exam (equivalent to 1,000-words)25 03, 02, 01, 04, 06, 05
One clinical skills assessment (equivalent to 1,000-words)Student to prepare and deliver an education session to a patient outlined in a scenario.25 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06

Melbourne, 2015, Week 29-43, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSonia Reisenhofer

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 29 - 43
One 10.0 hours workshop per study period on weekends during the day from week 29 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Placement - Off Site Week: 29 - 43
One 120.0 hours placement - off site per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 29 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Studnets may complete between 104 to 120-hours of placement which may vary according to the clinical placement facility working hours and public holidays."

Lecture Week: 29 - 43
One 10.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 29 to week 43 and delivered via blended.
"including online lectures"

Computer Laboratory Week: 29 - 43
One 10.0 hours computer laboratory per study period on weekdays during the day from week 29 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Clinical skills including some simulation"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Clinical placement (equivalent to 2,000-words)50 01, 05, 04, 03, 02, 06
One 1-hour exam (equivalent to 1,000-words)25 03, 02, 01, 04, 06, 05
One clinical skills assessment (equivalent to 1,000-words)Student to prepare and deliver an education session to a patient outlined in a scenario.25 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06

Mildura, 2015, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSandra Connor

Class requirements

Computer Laboratory Week: 31 - 43
One 10.0 hours computer laboratory per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Clinical skills including some simulation"

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 10.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.
"Including online lectures"

Placement - Off Site Week: 31 - 43
One 120.0 hours placement - off site per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students may complete between 104 to 120-hours of placement which may vary according to the clinical placement facility working hours and public holidays."

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
One 10.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Clinical placement (equivalent to 2,000-words)50 01, 05, 04, 03, 02, 06
One 1-hour exam (equivalent to 1,000-words)25 03, 02, 01, 04, 06, 05
One clinical skills assessment (equivalent to 1,000-words)Student to prepare and deliver an education session to a patient outlined in a scenario.25 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06

Shepparton, 2015, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMonica Peddle

Class requirements

Computer Laboratory Week: 31 - 43
One 10.0 hours computer laboratory per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Clinical skills including some simulation"

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 10.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.
"Including online lectures"

Placement - Off Site Week: 31 - 43
One 120.0 hours placement - off site per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students may complete between 104 to 120-hours of placement which may vary according to the clinical placement facility working hours and public holidays."

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
One 10.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Clinical placement (equivalent to 2,000-words)50 01, 05, 04, 03, 02, 06
One 1-hour exam (equivalent to 1,000-words)25 03, 02, 01, 04, 06, 05
One clinical skills assessment (equivalent to 1,000-words)Student to prepare and deliver an education session to a patient outlined in a scenario.25 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06