TRANSITION TO BACHELOR OF NURSING

NSG2TBN

2017

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject is a transition pathway to the Bachelor of Nursing course (second year) which will enable you to complete an accelerated degree. This subject is delivered in a number of modules. Through lectures, online activities, workshops and clinical laboratories, students will develop foundational nursing knowledge and the academic and practical skills required for person-centred care, an understanding of the clinical reasoning process, enquiry-based learning, working in teams and evidence-based practice, and be able to apply human anatomy and physiology to professional nursing practice.

SchoolSchool of Nursing & Midwifery

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorJacqui Johnston

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Students must be enrolled in one of the following courses: HBNSI, HBNSJ, HBNSK, HBNGE, HBNGEB, HBNGEM, HBNGES, HBNGEW, HBNEN, HBNENB, HBNENM, HBNENS, HBNENW, HBNDC - Bachelor of Nursing (Graduate Entry), Bachelor of Nursing (Enrolled Nurse). Bachelor of Nursing (Post registration) or 'Shepparton campus duel enrolled TAFE nursing students'

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Class activity and assessments may vary slightly for offshore students

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Use a health assessment framework and techniques to assess an individuals essential care needs.

Activities:
Online examples including case studies and videos of a nursing health assessment framework and techniques. Workshops to discuss and practise a health history interview. Clinical skills laboratories to practise normal health assessment, conducting a health history and documentation of findings.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Discipline Specific Competencies (Discipline Specific Competencies)
Ethical/ Social Responsibility (Ethical/ Social Responsibility)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Professional Practice (Professional Practice)
Writing (Writing)

02. Explain the clinical reasoning cycle and its use in planning nursing care across the lifespan and in different contexts

Activities:
Online activities providing examples of the clinical reasoning process and its use of planning nursing care. Workshop activities examining the clinical reasoning process using case study scenarios. Workshop activities examining available evidence for a selection of relevant nursing interventions. Clinical skills laboratories to develop nursing care plans.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Ethical/ Social Responsibility (Ethical/ Social Responsibility)
Writing (Writing)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Professional Practice (Professional Practice)
Discipline Specific Competencies (Discipline Specific Competencies)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)

03. Demonstrate competence in basic nursing care skills.

Activities:
Online activities providing examples of principles of safety in manual handling and the principles of infection control. Workshop activities to discuss safety and the principles of infection control. Student generated video examples of nursing assessments. Clinical skills laboratories to master basic nursing care skills.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline Specific Competencies (Discipline Specific Competencies)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Ethical/ Social Responsibility (Ethical/ Social Responsibility)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Professional Practice (Professional Practice)
Writing (Writing)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)

04. Critically examine topics using evidence-based scholarly practice and academic resources to develop plans for enquiry for team and independent learning

Activities:
Online examples of contemporary nursing research highlighting different research designs.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Discipline Specific Competencies (Discipline Specific Competencies)
Writing (Writing)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Professional Practice (Professional Practice)
Ethical/ Social Responsibility (Ethical/ Social Responsibility)

05. Demonstrate academic study and writing skills for transition to university studies

Activities:
Online resources of academic referencing and writing styles. Workshop activities to enhance critical thinking and reading skills.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Ethical/ Social Responsibility (Ethical/ Social Responsibility)
Professional Practice (Professional Practice)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Writing (Writing)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Discipline Specific Competencies (Discipline Specific Competencies)

06. Demonstrate understanding of human anatomy and physiology applied to nursing

Activities:
Online Inquiry activities focusing on body structures, systems and functions. Lectures on body structure and function of body systems. Workshop activities including team work focused on body structure, systems and the function.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Writing (Writing)
Discipline Specific Competencies (Discipline Specific Competencies)

07. Outline principles of law and ethics for professional nursing practice

Activities:
Online inquiry activities focusing on law and ethics for professional nursing practice. Lectures on key legislation, codes of practice and ethics for nurses. Workshop activities to discuss legal and ethical principles for nursing practice.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Ethical/ Social Responsibility (Ethical/ Social Responsibility)

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Albury-Wodonga, 2017, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRonald Picard

Class requirements

Laboratory Class Week: 10 - 14
Five 2.0 hours laboratory class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 14 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Clinical skills"

Lecture Week: 10 - 10
One 2.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 10 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Delivered face-to-face"

Problem Based Learning Week: 10 - 22
Five 2.0 hours problem based learning per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Placement - Off Site Week: 11 - 22
One 5.0 days placement - off site per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 11 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"40 hours of clinical placement Australian based students only"

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
One 4.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Clinical skills assessment (equiv to 1,000 words).25 01, 02, 03, 06, 07
Learning portfolio (equiv to 1,000 words).25 04, 05, 07
Writing Task: Participation in an online forum (equiv to 500 words)10 01, 02, 03, 04, 07
Writing Task - Scenario based (equiv 1500 words)40 01, 02, 03, 04, 07
Clinical Compliance DocumentationHurdle Assessment

Albury-Wodonga, 2017, Winter semester, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRonald Picard

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 27 - 27
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 27 to week 27 and delivered via face-to-face.

Problem Based Learning Week: 27 - 28
Five 2.0 hours problem based learning per study period on weekdays during the day from week 27 to week 28 and delivered via face-to-face.

Laboratory Class Week: 27 - 28
Five 2.0 hours laboratory class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 27 to week 28 and delivered via face-to-face.

Placement - Off Site Week: 27 - 28
One 5.0 days placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 27 to week 28 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 27 - 28
One 4.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 27 to week 28 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Clinical skills assessment (equiv to 1,000 words).25 01, 02, 03, 06, 07
Learning portfolio (equiv to 1,000 words).25 04, 05, 07
Writing Task: Participation in an online forum (equiv to 500 words)10 01, 02, 03, 04, 07
Writing Task - Scenario based (equiv 1500 words)40 01, 02, 03, 04, 07
Clinical Compliance DocumentationHurdle Assessment

Bendigo, 2017, Winter semester, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorChelsea Bassett

Class requirements

Laboratory Class Week: 27 - 28
Five 2.0 hours laboratory class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 27 to week 28 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Clinical skills"

Lecture Week: 27 - 27
One 2.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 27 to week 27 and delivered via face-to-face.

Problem Based Learning Week: 27 - 28
Five 2.0 hours problem based learning per study period on weekdays during the day from week 27 to week 28 and delivered via face-to-face.

Placement - Off Site Week: 27 - 28
One 5.0 days placement - off site per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 27 to week 28 and delivered via face-to-face.
"35-40 hours of clinical placement Australian based students only"

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 27 - 28
Four 1.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 27 to week 28 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Clinical skills assessment (equiv to 1,000 words).25 01, 02, 03, 06, 07
Learning portfolio (equiv to 1,000 words).25 04, 05, 07
Writing Task: Participation in an online forum (equiv to 500 words)10 01, 02, 03, 04, 07
Writing Task - Scenario based (equiv 1500 words)40 01, 02, 03, 04, 07
Clinical Compliance DocumentationHurdle Assessment

Bendigo, 2017, Week 09-26, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorChelsea Bassett

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 11 - 22
One 5.0 days placement - off site per study period on any day including weekend from week 11 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"35-40 hours of clinical placement Australian based students only."

Problem Based Learning Week: 11 - 21
Five 2.0 hours problem based learning per study period on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 21 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 09 - 09
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 09 to week 09 and delivered via blended.
"Delivered face-to-face"

Laboratory Class Week: 11 - 15
One 2.0 hours laboratory class per week on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 15 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Clinical skills"

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 09 - 26
Four 1.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 09 to week 26 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Clinical skills assessment (equiv to 1,000 words).25 01, 02, 03, 06, 07
Learning portfolio (equiv to 1,000 words).25 04, 05, 07
Writing Task: Participation in an online forum (equiv to 500 words)10 01, 02, 03, 04, 07
Writing Task - Scenario based (equiv 1500 words)40 01, 02, 03, 04, 07
Clinical Compliance DocumentationHurdle Assessment

Melbourne, 2017, Week 10-25, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJacqui Johnston

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 19 - 20
One 5.0 days placement - off site per study period on any day including weekend from week 19 to week 20 and delivered via face-to-face.
"40 hours of clinical placement Australian based students only"

Problem Based Learning Week: 11 - 23
Five 2.0 hours problem based learning per study period on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 23 and delivered via face-to-face.
"5 sessions in total"

Lecture Week: 10 - 10
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 10 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Delivered face-to-face"

Laboratory Class Week: 10 - 14
One 2.0 hours laboratory class per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 14 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Clinical skills"

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
Four 1.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Clinical skills assessment (equiv to 1,000 words).25 01, 02, 03, 06, 07
Learning portfolio (equiv to 1,000 words).25 04, 05, 07
Writing Task: Participation in an online forum (equiv to 500 words)10 01, 02, 03, 04, 07
Writing Task - Scenario based (equiv 1500 words)40 01, 02, 03, 04, 07
Clinical Compliance DocumentationHurdle Assessment

Melbourne, 2017, Week 26-30, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJacqui Johnston

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 26 - 26
One 2.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 26 to week 26 and delivered via blended.
"Delivered face-to-face"

Laboratory Class Week: 26 - 27
Five 2.0 hours laboratory class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 26 to week 27 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Clinical skills"

Problem Based Learning Week: 26 - 29
Five 2.0 hours problem based learning per study period on weekdays during the day from week 26 to week 29 and delivered via face-to-face.

Placement - Off Site Week: 28 - 28
One 5.0 days placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 28 to week 28 and delivered via face-to-face.
"40 hours of clinical placement Australian based students only"

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 26 - 30
One 4.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 26 to week 30 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Clinical skills assessment (equiv to 1,000 words).25 01, 02, 03, 06, 07
Learning portfolio (equiv to 1,000 words).25 04, 05, 07
Writing Task: Participation in an online forum (equiv to 500 words)10 01, 02, 03, 04, 07
Writing Task - Scenario based (equiv 1500 words)40 01, 02, 03, 04, 07
Clinical Compliance DocumentationHurdle Assessment

Mildura, 2017, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSandra Connor

Class requirements

Laboratory Class Week: 11 - 22
Five 2.0 hours laboratory class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Clinical skills"

Lecture Week: 10 - 10
One 2.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 10 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Delivered face-to-face"

Problem Based Learning Week: 10 - 22
Five 2.0 hours problem based learning per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Placement - Off Site Week: 11 - 22
One 5.0 days placement - off site per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 11 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"40 hours of clinical placement Australian based students only."

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
One 4.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Clinical skills assessment (equiv to 1,000 words).25 01, 02, 03, 06, 07
Learning portfolio (equiv to 1,000 words).25 04, 05, 07
Writing Task: Participation in an online forum (equiv to 500 words)10 01, 02, 03, 04, 07
Writing Task - Scenario based (equiv 1500 words)40 01, 02, 03, 04, 07
Clinical Compliance DocumentationHurdle Assessment

Mildura, 2017, Winter semester, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSandra Connor

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 27 - 27
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 27 to week 27 and delivered via face-to-face.

Problem Based Learning Week: 27 - 28
Five 2.0 hours problem based learning per study period on weekdays during the day from week 27 to week 28 and delivered via face-to-face.

Laboratory Class Week: 27 - 28
Five 2.0 hours laboratory class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 27 to week 28 and delivered via face-to-face.

Placement - Off Site Week: 27 - 28
One 5.0 days placement - off site per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 27 to week 28 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 27 - 28
One 4.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 27 to week 28 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Clinical skills assessment (equiv to 1,000 words).25 01, 02, 03, 06, 07
Learning portfolio (equiv to 1,000 words).25 04, 05, 07
Writing Task: Participation in an online forum (equiv to 500 words)10 01, 02, 03, 04, 07
Writing Task - Scenario based (equiv 1500 words)40 01, 02, 03, 04, 07
Clinical Compliance DocumentationHurdle Assessment

Shepparton, 2017, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLeah Merrigan

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 11 - 22
One 5.0 days placement - off site per study period on any day including weekend from week 11 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"35-40 hours of clinical placement Australian based students only"

Problem Based Learning Week: 10 - 16
Five 2.0 hours problem based learning per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 16 and delivered via online.

Lecture Week: 10 - 10
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 10 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Delivered face-to-face"

Laboratory Class Week: 10 - 16
Five 2.0 hours laboratory class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 16 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Clinical skills"

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
Four 1.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Clinical skills assessment (equiv to 1,000 words).25 01, 02, 03, 06, 07
Learning portfolio (equiv to 1,000 words).25 04, 05, 07
Writing Task: Participation in an online forum (equiv to 500 words)10 01, 02, 03, 04, 07
Writing Task - Scenario based (equiv 1500 words)40 01, 02, 03, 04, 07
Clinical Compliance DocumentationHurdle Assessment

Shepparton, 2017, Winter semester, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLeah Merrigan

Class requirements

Laboratory Class Week: 27 - 28
Five 2.0 hours laboratory class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 27 to week 28 and delivered via face-to-face.
"clinical skills"

Lecture Week: 27 - 27
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 27 to week 27 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Primarily online"

Problem Based Learning Week: 27 - 28
Five 2.0 hours problem based learning per study period on weekdays during the day from week 27 to week 28 and delivered via face-to-face.

Placement - Off Site Week: 27 - 28
One 5.0 days placement - off site per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 27 to week 28 and delivered via face-to-face.
"35-40 hours of clinical placement. Australian based students only"

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 27 - 28
Four 1.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 27 to week 28 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Clinical skills assessment (equiv to 1,000 words).25 01, 02, 03, 06, 07
Learning portfolio (equiv to 1,000 words).25 04, 05, 07
Writing Task: Participation in an online forum (equiv to 500 words)10 01, 02, 03, 04, 07
Writing Task - Scenario based (equiv 1500 words)40 01, 02, 03, 04, 07
Clinical Compliance DocumentationHurdle Assessment

Singapore, 2017, Week 30-40, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSonia Reisenhofer

Class requirements

Block Mode Week: 30 - 40
One 4.0 days block mode other recurrence on any day including weekend during the day from week 30 to week 40 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Clinical skills assessment (equiv to 1,000 words).25 01, 02, 03, 06, 07
Learning portfolio (equiv to 1,000 words).25 04, 05, 07
Writing Task: Participation in an online forum (equiv to 500 words)10 01, 02, 03, 04, 07
Writing Task - Scenario based (equiv 1500 words)40 01, 02, 03, 04, 07
Clinical Compliance DocumentationHurdle Assessment