CLINICAL PRACTICE DEVELOPMENT

NSM5CPR

2015

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, you will be introduced to the concept of clinical governance and the use of evidence to improve the quality of health care offered. You will apply the principles of evidence based practice in a critique of current clinical practice and then formulate a detailed plan for the conduct of a clinical audit as a means of investigating the effectiveness, appropriateness and feasibility of a clinical practice. The subject is delivered via a flexible online mode comprising learning modules via LMS. A limited number of online virtual tutorials may be offered to support your learning.

SchoolSchool of Nursing & Midwifery

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorLes Fitzgerald

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites If the student is enrolled in HMN or HMND then must have passed NSM4FPB and passed one of NSM4FAC,NSM4FCF, NSM4FBC, NSM4FCP, NSM4FCA, NSM4FCC, NSM4FEC, NSM4FIC, NSM4NCF, NSM4FPA, NSM4FPO, NSM4FRC, NSM4FSC, NSM4UCF or NSM4FWA. If the student is enrolled in HMMH then must pass MMH5CPM and MMH5CPH.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsUsing evidence to guide nursing practicePrescribedCourtney, M. & McCutchen, H. (2010)2ND EDN, CHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE ELSEVIER, MARRICKVILLE, NSW

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Critically appraise evidence that informs a clinical practice.

Activities:
Online activity.

02. Use evidence to define a scope of speciality practice.

Activities:
Written exercise.

03. Formulate a detailed plan for the review of a clinical practice against a best practice standard.

Activities:
Online activity & oral clinical presentation.

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Online, 2015, Semester 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLes Fitzgerald

Class requirements

Problem Based Learning
One 3.0 hours problem based learning per week and delivered via online.
"Up to maximum 3-hours per week of flexible online student directed learning modules."

Scheduled Online Class
Six 1.0 hours scheduled online class per study period during the day and delivered via online.
"Collaborate virtual tutorial are offered to support online learning."

Independent Research
One 9.0 hours independent research per week and delivered via online.
"Directed self learning of online modules, clinical practicum seminar presentation and completion of written assignments."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 1,000-word written assessmentPlus, one 1,000-word equivalent clinical practicum seminar. Hurdle requirement: students must achieve a pass result for this practicum in order to pass this subject.40 01, 02, 03
One 2,500-word written assessment60 01, 02, 03

Online, 2015, Semester 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLes Fitzgerald

Class requirements

Problem Based Learning
One 3.0 hours problem based learning per week and delivered via online.
"Up to maximum 3-hours per week of flexible online student directed learning modules."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 1,000-word written assessmentPlus, one 1,000-word equivalent clinical practicum seminar. Hurdle requirement: students must achieve a pass result for this practicum in order to pass this subject.40 01, 02, 03
One 2,500-word written assessment60 01, 02, 03