NURSING HEALTH PRIORITIES - VOCATIONAL

NSG2HPV

2016

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject describes the skills, knowledge and responsibilities required by nurses to administer and monitor medications and IV therapies for safe patient care. In addition students will evaluate effectiveness of the therapies in care environments and relate key health conditions across the lifespan that may require medication support. Taught in conjunction with other vocational competencies.

SchoolLa Trobe Rural Health School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorLyn Faulks

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be enrolled in the Bachelor of Healthcare (Nursing Foundation) in one of the following course codes: HBNDC, HBNDW, HBNDB, HBNDM

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Must be co-enrolled in the vocational competency- HLTEN507C and HLTEN519C

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Identify classes and routes of medication administration relevant to major body systems. Administer medications within legal parameters.

Activities:
Workshop activities, Case study, Clinical simulation and placement
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking)
Personal and Professional Skills (Study and Learning Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

02. Assist in developing safe nursing interventions for administration of medications across the lifespan, including strategies for pain management.

Activities:
Case scenario, Simulation, clinical placement.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

03. Minimise potential risk to safe administration of medications and monitor peripheral IV therapies.

Activities:
Case scenario, Simulation, clinical placement
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

04. Administer and monitor medications in the work environment.

Activities:
Workshop activities, Case study, Clinical simulation and placement
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking)
Personal and Professional Skills (Study and Learning Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Albury-Wodonga, 2016, Semester 1, Off Campus

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLyn Faulks

Class requirements

Lecture/Practical Week: 10 - 22
Eighteen 3.0 hours lecture/practical other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Taught in vocational setting with up to 180 nominal hours of delivery, placement and self-directed study."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Assessments undertaken in vocational setting as per La Trobe agreed vocational study plan100 01, 02, 03, 04

Albury-Wodonga, 2016, Semester 2, Off Campus

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLyn Faulks

Class requirements

Lecture/Practical Week: 31 - 43
Eighteen 3.0 hours lecture/practical other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Taught in vocational setting with up to 180 nominal hours of delivery, placement and self-directed study."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Assessments undertaken in vocational setting as per La Trobe agreed vocational study plan100 01, 02, 03, 04

Bendigo, 2016, Semester 1, Off Campus

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLyn Faulks

Class requirements

Lecture/Practical Week: 10 - 22
Eighteen 3.0 hours lecture/practical other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Taught in vocational setting with up to 180 nominal hours of delivery, placement and self-directed study."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Assessments undertaken in vocational setting as per La Trobe agreed vocational study plan100 01, 02, 03, 04

Bendigo, 2016, Semester 2, Off Campus

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLyn Faulks

Class requirements

Lecture/Practical Week: 31 - 43
Eighteen 3.0 hours lecture/practical other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Taught in vocational setting with up to 180 nominal hours of delivery, placement and self-directed study."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Assessments undertaken in vocational setting as per La Trobe agreed vocational study plan100 01, 02, 03, 04

Melbourne, 2016, Semester 1, Off Campus

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLyn Faulks

Class requirements

Lecture/Practical Week: 10 - 22
Eighteen 3.0 hours lecture/practical other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Taught in vocational setting with up to 180 nominal hours of delivery, placement and self-directed study."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Assessments undertaken in vocational setting as per La Trobe agreed vocational study plan100 01, 02, 03, 04

Melbourne, 2016, Semester 2, Off Campus

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLyn Faulks

Class requirements

Lecture/Practical Week: 31 - 43
Eighteen 3.0 hours lecture/practical other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Taught in vocational setting with up to 180 nominal hours of delivery, placement and self-directed study."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Assessments undertaken in vocational setting as per La Trobe agreed vocational study plan100 01, 02, 03, 04

Mildura, 2016, Semester 1, Off Campus

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLyn Faulks

Class requirements

Lecture/Practical Week: 10 - 22
Eighteen 3.0 hours lecture/practical other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Taught in vocational setting with up to 180 nominal hours of delivery, placement and self-directed study."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Assessments undertaken in vocational setting as per La Trobe agreed vocational study plan100 01, 02, 03, 04

Mildura, 2016, Semester 2, Off Campus

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLyn Faulks

Class requirements

Lecture/Practical Week: 31 - 43
Eighteen 3.0 hours lecture/practical other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Taught in vocational setting with up to 180 nominal hours of delivery, placement and self-directed study."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Assessments undertaken in vocational setting as per La Trobe agreed vocational study plan100 01, 02, 03, 04

Shepparton, 2016, Semester 1, Off Campus

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLyn Faulks

Class requirements

Lecture/Practical Week: 10 - 22
Eighteen 3.0 hours lecture/practical other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Taught in vocational setting with up to 180 nominal hours of delivery, placement and self-directed study."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Assessments undertaken in vocational setting as per La Trobe agreed vocational study plan100 01, 02, 03, 04

Shepparton, 2016, Semester 2, Off Campus

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLyn Faulks

Class requirements

Lecture/Practical Week: 31 - 43
Eighteen 3.0 hours lecture/practical other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Taught in vocational setting with up to 180 nominal hours of delivery, placement and self-directed study."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Assessments undertaken in vocational setting as per La Trobe agreed vocational study plan100 01, 02, 03, 04