NURSING AND MIDWIFERY: CONSOLIDATING REFLECTIVE CLINICAL PRACTICE

NSG3NMP

2016

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject is one of two consolidation subjects of the combined Bachelor of Nursing/Bachelor of Midwifery degree. Opportunities are provided for you to develop and refine your abilities to manage care for a number of complex clients, reflect on your personal practice and critique the wider practice of nurses. The content builds on previous learnt concepts of person centred care, situational management, nursing inquiry, therapeutic communication and client education. The focus of the subject is to assist you to develop the repertoire of skills required by contemporary nursing practice and form a foundation for future nursing practice evolutions.

SchoolSchool of Nursing & Midwifery

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorCarmel McLeod

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites (NSG3TCC and NSG3MHI) or (NSG3CCN and NSG2MHN)

Co-requisites MID4CNM

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Demonstrate ability to plan and provide effective and efficient nursing care

Activities:
1. Reflective practice and Clinical Simulation Workshops. Clinical Practicuum
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

02. Critically evaluate practice

Activities:
2. Self directed learning. Reviewing examples of clinical audit tools and clinical audit reports
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)

03. Discuss practice improvement opportunities using contemporary research to design and support changes to nursing practice

Activities:
3. Practice improvement workshop
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2016, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCarmel McLeod

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours lecture other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 33 - 43
Three 2.0 hours lecture every two weeks on weekdays during the day from week 33 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Laboratory Class Week: 31 - 43
Five 2.0 hours laboratory class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Evidence Based Learning Week: 31 - 43
Five 2.0 hours evidence based learning per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Problem Based Learning Week: 31 - 43
Ten 2.0 hours problem based learning per study period on any day including weekend from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Placement - Off Site Week: 31 - 43
One 120.0 hours placement - off site per study period on weekdays from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Directed Reading Week: 31 - 43
One 14.0 hours directed reading per study period on any day including weekend from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours lecture per study period on any day including weekend from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
Three 2.0 days lecture per study period on any day including weekend from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Personal practice audit report (500 words)25 01, 02, 03
Clinical Placement competency assessment (2000 words equivalent)25 01, 02, 03
Written Practice Assessment (2000 words)50 01, 02, 03