INDEPENDENT STUDY UNIT

NSM5ISU

2015

Credit points: 30

Subject outline

In this subject, students are offered the opportunity to design and implement a project that supports the development of their clinical expertise, scholarly inquiry and skills in reporting. Students are allocated an academic supervisor who offers guidance throughout the duration of the investigation. Students may design a project that is completed within this subject or a project that spans both this subject and then the subject titled Clinical Project (NSM5CLP). The subject is delivered via a flexible online mode via the LMS and regular communication with a designated academic supervisor.

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 If the student is enrolled in HMN or HMND then must have passed NSM5RFN, NSM5CPR, NSM5APA and NSM5APB If the student is enrolled in HMMID then must pass NSM5APA, NSM5APB and NSM5CIA. If the student is enrolled in HMMH then must pass NSM5CPR, NSM5RFN, MMH5AMP and MMH5AMH.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Design and manage a project of scholarly investigatation.

Activities:
Written exercise and practical activity.

02. Apply ethical standards in the conduct the project.

Activities:
Written exercise and practical activity.

03. Use different forms of evidence to validate conclusions.

Activities:
Written exercise and practical activity.

04. Report on the outcomes of the project.

Activities:
Written exercise and oral presentation.

Subject options

Select to view your study options…

Start date between: and    Key dates

Online, 2015, Semester 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKathy Tori

Class requirements

Problem Based Learning
One 6.0 hours problem based learning per week and delivered via online.
"Individual consultation with a supervisor and independent sutdy equivalent to 6-hours per week."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 3,200-word written assessmentNote: students may negotiate with their academic supervisor a variation to the assessment listed, depending on the project chosen for the Independent Study. Hurdle requirement: students must achieve a pass result for this piece of assessment in order to pass the subject.One 1,000-word equivalent practicum40 01, 02, 03
One 4,800-word reportNote: students may negotiate with their academic supervisor a variation to the assessment described, depending on the project chosen for the Independent Study.60 01, 02, 03, 04

Online, 2015, Semester 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKathy Tori

Class requirements

Problem Based Learning
One 6.0 hours problem based learning per week and delivered via online.
"Individual consultation with a supervisor and independent sutdy equivalent to 6-hours per week."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 3,200-word written assessmentNote: students may negotiate with their academic supervisor a variation to the assessment listed, depending on the project chosen for the Independent Study. Hurdle requirement: students must achieve a pass result for this piece of assessment in order to pass the subject.One 1,000-word equivalent practicum40 01, 02, 03
One 4,800-word reportNote: students may negotiate with their academic supervisor a variation to the assessment described, depending on the project chosen for the Independent Study.60 01, 02, 03, 04