NURSE PRACTITIONER CLINICAL INTERNSHIP B

NSG5PCB

2015

Credit points: 30

Subject outline

In this subject students will examine and develop advanced clinical and decision making skills and knowledge related to the care of people under the mentorship of a nominated advanced practice nurse or medical practitioner. Students enrolled part time in Nurse Practitioner are required to successfully complete a total of 60 credit points (NSG5PCA & NSG5PCB) of this unit. The unit has been designed to: 1. develop clinical guidelines for advanced nursing practice in a specific area of nursing; 2. develop and trial evidence based practice and clinical practice guidelines, and 3. demonstrate clinical leadership in practice development whilst working in a multidisciplinary team. The mentor will assist the student to develop and apply advanced assessment, diagnostic and pharmacological knowledge and skills to become a nurse practitioner in their speciality area.

SchoolSchool of Nursing & Midwifery

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorKathy Tori

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites (NSG5TMN or NUR5208 or NURS90071 or PHRM90002 or HNN780 or MMED9110 or MMED9111) and NSG5CPD and NSG5PCA and NSG5ACP

Co-requisites Nil

Incompatible subjects Nil

Equivalent subjects NSG51PCI NSG52PCI NSG5PCI

Special conditions Students enrolled part time must complete a total of 60 credit points to satisfy the internship component. An offer is subject to documented support of the health care service where the clinical placement is being undertaken. A student as a nurse practitioner candidate must undertake clinical placement in their speciality area of clinical practice.

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Distance Education, 2015, Semester 1, Distance Education

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKathy Tori

Class requirements

Seminar
Two 6.0 hours seminar per study period and delivered via blended.
"Two-6hr seminars per semester 12hrs"

Supervisor Consultation
Twelve 1.0 hours supervisor consultation per study period and delivered via face-to-face.
"Meet with the nominated mentor weekly during the semester 12hrs"

Practical
One 210.0 hours practical per study period and delivered via blended.
"Clinical placement in specialty field of 210hrs"

Problem Based Learning
One 45.0 hours problem based learning per study period and delivered via distance education.
"Undertake directed self learning 45hrs"

Case Observation
Six 1.0 hours case observation per study period and delivered via face-to-face.
"Six case presentations per semester 6hrs"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
A log of progress reports from meetings with clinical supervision mentor (1,000 words)Hurdle: com 210hrs clin place/achieve desig competencies10
Initial enrolment draft article and subsequent enrolment publication of article (1,500 words)15
One 3,000-word assignment on Scope of Practice in relevant speciality35
Oral presentation (20 minutes)40

Distance Education, 2015, Semester 2, Distance Education

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKathy Tori

Class requirements

Case Observation
Six 1.0 hours case observation per study period and delivered via face-to-face.
"Six case presentations per semester 6hrs"

Problem Based Learning
One 45.0 hours problem based learning per study period and delivered via distance education.
"Undertake directed self learning 45hrs"

Practical
One 210.0 hours practical per study period and delivered via blended.
"Clinical placement in specialty field of 210hrs"

Supervisor Consultation
Twelve 1.0 hours supervisor consultation per study period and delivered via face-to-face.
"Meet with the nominated mentor weekly during the semester 12hrs"

Seminar
Two 6.0 hours seminar per study period and delivered via blended.
"Two-6hr seminars per semester 12hrs"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
A log of progress reports from meetings with clinical supervision mentor (1,000 words)Hurdle: com 210hrs clin place/achieve desig competencies10
Initial enrolment draft article and subsequent enrolment publication of article (1,500 words)15
One 3,000-word assignment on Scope of Practice in relevant speciality35
Oral presentation (20 minutes)40