nsg3cak analysis of nsg practice




Credit points: 20

Subject outline

In this subject students will examine the influence of research and evolving nursing knowledge on clinical practice and professional roles. Students will be introduced to frameworks for analysing selected contemporary issues and trends in health care that will shape future nursing practice. Through the process of critical thinking and reflection of practice, students will analyse contemporary issues in health care, identify the implications of these issues for nursing and explore options for effecting improvement in quality nursing practice. The subject's modular structure allows a choice of topics in different learning contexts.

SchoolSchool of Nursing & Midwifery

Credit points20

Subject Co-ordinatorSonia Reisenhofer

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules



Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions This subject is only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Nursing in Hong Kong.

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. ) Apply clinical reasoning to the analysis and interpretation of assessment data in planning patient centred nursing care for patients with acute and chronic medical conditions

Use of all assessments and nursing care that can be utilised in conjunction with or as alternative to medication administration, including clinical reasoning.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Hong Kong, 2015, Week 02-12, Online


Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSonia Reisenhofer

Class requirements

Scheduled Online Class
Eleven 1.0 hours scheduled online class per study period and delivered via online.


Assessment elementComments%ILO*
Online discussion (equivalent to 1000 word)20
one 1,000-word assignment or equivalent20
one 2,000-word individual assignment or equivalent60