CLINICAL INTERNSHIP FOR NURSE PRACTITIONER A

NSM5CIA

2015

Credit points: 30

Subject outline

Clinical Internship A is a subject that will refine your abilities to critique & apply specialised knowledge & skills for advanced clinical practice. Through online coursework, mentorship and patient care practice you will develop expert judgement, adaptability & responsibility as an advanced practitioner. Your learning and development will be assessed through a portfolio, supervised clinical practice, a presentation, problem-based scenarios, and a draft manuscript suitable for publication.

SchoolSchool of Nursing & Midwifery

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorAndrew Scanlon

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites NSM5TMA and NSM5TMB and NSM5ACE and NSM5ACN. Student must be enrolled in HMMID - Master of Midwifery.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsClinical Examination: A Systematic Guide to Physical DiagnosisPrescribedTalley, N & O'Connor, S 20106TH EDN, CHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE ELSEVIER SYDNEY
ReadingsJarvis's physical examination and health assessment: ANZ adaptation.PrescribedForbes, H, & Watt, E 2012ELSEVIER AUSTRALIA CHATSWOOD, NSW

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Incorporate advanced practice nursing knowledge, assessment & diagnostic skills in the provision of person centred care

Activities:
Online learning module, clinical practicum assessment one, two, four, five, and six.

02. Justify independent and collaborative interventions and/or management in the provision of person centred care.

Activities:
Online learning module, clinical practicum assessment one, two, four, five, and six.

03. Synthesised understanding of current evidence based practice to inform clinical decision making in response to problem based scenarios.

Activities:
Online learning modules, clinical practicum, assessment one, two, four, five, and six

04. Critically analyse current knowledge, and processes in health care provision in order to inform advanced nursing practice.

Activities:
Online learning module, assessment three.

05. Justify pharmacological and/or non pharmacological interventions appropriately and responsibly.

Activities:
Online learning modules, clinical practicum assessment one,two, four, five, and six.

06. Comply a portfolio of evidence in line with the NMBA requirements for NP endorsement.

Activities:
Online learning module, clinical practicum and assessment seven.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Distance Education, 2015, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAndrew Scanlon

Class requirements

Problem Based Learning
One 300.0 hours problem based learning per study period on any day including weekend and delivered via blended.
"Fully-online equivalent to 300 hours directed & self-directed delivered over 12 weeks"

Placement - Off Site
One 3.0 days placement - off site per week on any day including weekend and delivered via distance education.
"24-hours per week of clinical learning time."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Case study presentation with an expert panel (40-minutes equivalent to 2,000-words)20 01, 02, 05, 04, 03
Clinical objectives in line with NMBA Nurse Practitioner standards of practice (equiv to 500-words)Appropriate to advanced nursing practice model.5 01, 04, 03, 02, 05
One 1,500-word case study write up15 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
One 1,500-word initial draft article for peer assessment and publication15 04, 03, 02, 01
One 1,500-word portfolioConsistent with NMBA: Pathway 1. Appendices 1-315 06
Six Problem Based Learning case studies delivered via distance education (equiv to 1,500-words)15 04, 03, 02, 01, 05
Supervised clinical placement (equivalent to 1,500-words)Clinical appraisal tool in line with NMBA.15 01, 02, 03, 04, 05

Distance Education, 2015, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAndrew Scanlon

Class requirements

Problem Based Learning
One 300.0 hours problem based learning per study period on any day including weekend and delivered via blended.
"Fully-online equivalent to 300 hours directed & self-directed delivered over 12 weeks"

Placement - Off Site
One 3.0 days placement - off site per week on any day including weekend and delivered via distance education.
"24-hours per week of clinical learning time."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Case study presentation with an expert panel (40-minutes equivalent to 2,000-words)20 01, 02, 05, 04, 03
Clinical objectives in line with NMBA Nurse Practitioner standards of practice (equiv to 500-words)Appropriate to advanced nursing practice model.5 01, 04, 03, 02, 05
One 1,500-word case study write up15 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
One 1,500-word initial draft article for peer assessment and publication15 04, 03, 02, 01
One 1,500-word portfolioConsistent with NMBA: Pathway 1. Appendices 1-315 06
Six Problem Based Learning case studies delivered via distance education (equiv to 1,500-words)15 04, 03, 02, 01, 05
Supervised clinical placement (equivalent to 1,500-words)Clinical appraisal tool in line with NMBA.15 01, 02, 03, 04, 05