NURSE CLINICAL INTERNSHIP

NSG5PCL

2016

Credit points: 60

Subject outline

In this subject students will examine and develop advanced clinical and decision making skills and knowledge related to the care of people under the mentorship of a nominated advanced practice nurse or medical practitioner. The subject has been designed to: 1. develop clinical guidelines for advanced nursing practice in a specific area of nursing; 2. develop and trial evidence based pactice and clinical practice guidelines, and 3. demonstrate clinical leadership in practice development whilst working in a multidisciplinary team. The mentor will assist the student to develop and apply advanced assessment, diagnostic and pharmacological knowledge and skills to become a nurse practitioner in their speciality area.

SchoolSchool of Nursing & Midwifery

Credit points60

Subject Co-ordinatorKathy Tori

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites (NSG5TMN or NUR5208 or NURS90071 or PHRM90002 or HNN780 or MMED9110 or MMED9111) and NSG5CPD and NSG5ACP

Co-requisites Nil

Incompatible subjects Nil

Equivalent subjects NSG51PCL NSG52PCL

Special conditions An offer is subject to documented support of the health care service where the clinical placement is being undertaken. A student as a nurse practitioner candidate must undertake clinical placement in their speciality area of clinical practice. Coordinator consultation is required before entry into subject.

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Distance Education, 2016, Semester 1, Distance Education

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKathy Tori

Class requirements

Problem Based Learning
One 90.0 hours problem based learning per study period and delivered via distance education.
"Undertake directed self learning 90hrs"

Practical
One 420.0 hours practical per study period and delivered via blended.
"Clinical placement in specialty field of 420hrs"

Supervisor Consultation
Twelve 1.0 hours supervisor consultation per study period and delivered via face-to-face.
"Twelve case presentations Total 12hrs"

Seminar
Two 6.0 hours seminar per study period and delivered via blended.
"Two-6hr seminars 12hrs"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
A log of progress reports from meetings with clinical supervision mentor (2,000 words)Hurdle: com 420hrs clin place/achieve desig competenciesdesignated competencies.10
One 3,000-word assignment on Scope of Practice in relevant speciality35
One written case study (3,000) words and one oral presentation (20 minutes)40
Submission of an article (1,500 words)15

Distance Education, 2016, Semester 2, Distance Education

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKathy Tori

Class requirements

Problem Based Learning
One 90.0 hours problem based learning per study period and delivered via distance education.
"Undertake directed self learning 90hrs"

Practical
One 420.0 hours practical per study period and delivered via blended.
"Clinical placement in specialty field of 420hrs"

Supervisor Consultation
Twelve 1.0 hours supervisor consultation per study period and delivered via face-to-face.
"Twelve case presentations Total 12hrs"

Seminar
Two 6.0 hours seminar per study period and delivered via blended.
"Two-6hr seminars 12hrs"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
A log of progress reports from meetings with clinical supervision mentor (2,000 words)Hurdle: com 420hrs clin place/achieve desig competenciesdesignated competencies.10
One 3,000-word assignment on Scope of Practice in relevant speciality35
One written case study (3,000) words and one oral presentation (20 minutes)40
Submission of an article (1,500 words)15