NURSING PATIENTS WITH ACUTE ILLNESS A

NSG2ANA

2017

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject will provide you with the skills, knowledge and attitudes required by nurses in the provision of patient-centred care for persons experiencing an acute illness requiring hospitalisation and/or surgery. Through lectures, online activities, workshops,clinical skills laboratories and a clinical placement you will explore patients with acute healthcare concerns across the lifespan experiencing common cardiovascular, respiratory and endocrine diseases and develop more advanced nursing skills. Particular focus will be given to the National Health Priority areas of asthma, hypertension, myocardial infarction and diabetes mellitus.This will enable you to plan and manage patient care safely in a variety of acute care contexts. The clinical practicum will allow you to integrate theoretical principles to the nursing practice of patients with a high acuity. To achieve the learning outcomes of this subject, you will be expected to complete a range of written and clinical assessments within a 12-week period. 


SchoolSchool of Nursing & Midwifery

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorSandra Connor

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: HBNGEW, HBNGEB, HBNGE, HBNGEM, HBNGES, HBNENW, HBNENB, HBNEN, HBNENM, HBNENS, HBN, HBNM, HBNUP, HBNPRW, RBN, HBNP, RBNP, HSBNW, HZNM and HZNMD. For students enrolled in HBN, HBNM, HBNUP, HBNPRW, RBN - Bachelor of Nursing or HZNM or HZNMD-Bachelor of Nursing/Bachelor of Midwifery then must pass NSG1INA and NSG1NAM.

Co-requisites NSG2HPA

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsMedical-Surgical Nursing Critical Thinking for Person-Centred Care, Vols 1-3 (2nd Aus. Ed).PrescribedLemon, P. & Burke, K. et al. (2014)Pearson Australia
ReadingsClinical Psychomotor Skills assessment skills for nurses (5th ed)PrescribedTollefson J. (2012)Cengage Publishing
ReadingsLewis Medical Surgical Nursing: Assessment and management of clinical problems (4th Ed).RecommendedBrown, E. & Edwards, H.Elsevier Sydney
ReadingsSmeltzer & Bare#s Textbook of medical # surgical nursing (3rd Ed).RecommendedFarrell, M. & Dempsey, J. (2013)Lippincott, Williams & Wilkens Sydney
ReadingsClinical Rasoning Learning to think like a nursePrescribedLevett-Jones, T. (2013)Pearson Australia

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Apply the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Board [ANMB] Standards of Practice for a Registered Nurse when caring for individuals and their families, with Cardiovascular, Respiratory and Endocrine disorders.

Activities:
EBL Seminar activities Online/ mobile technologies activities Facilitated face-to-face workshops Clinical skills teaching/prac Simulation learning Clinical practice
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. Describe the impact of hospitalisation on individuals and their families.

Activities:
EBL Seminar activities Online/ mobile technologies activities Facilitated face-to-face workshops Clinical skills teaching/prac Simulation learning Clinical practice
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)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

03. Provide person-centred care, using the Clinical Reasoning Cycle to individuals experiencing Cardiovascular, Respiratory and Endocrine disorders.

Activities:
EBL Seminar activities Online/ mobile technologies activities Facilitated face-to-face workshops Clinical skills teaching/prac Simulation learning Clinical practice
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)

04. Demonstrate competence in psychomotor skills to individuals experiencing Cardiovascular, Respiratory and Endocrine disorders.

Activities:
EBL Seminar activities Online/ mobile technologies activities Facilitated face-to-face workshops Clinical skills teaching/prac Simulation learning Clinical practice
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)
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)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

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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-ordinatorSean Parker

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 10 - 15
Five 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 15 and delivered via face-to-face.

Placement - Off Site Week: 16 - 22
One 80.0 hours placement - off site per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 16 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students may complete between 72 to 80-hours of clinical placement which may vary according to the clinical placement facility working hours and public holidays."

Lecture Week: 10 - 10
One 1.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 10 and delivered via face-to-face.

Laboratory Class Week: 10 - 15
Ten 2.0 hours laboratory class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 15 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Includes some clinical skills learning and simulation learning."

Directed Reading Week: 10 - 22
One 10.0 hours directed reading per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
One 9.0 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*
Written Examination 1 hour MCQ (1000 word equivalent)30 01, 02, 03
Clinical Practicum Clinical Placement Competency Assessment (2000 word equivalent)Clinical Assessment in PebblePad40 01, 02, 03, 04
Clinical Case Study (1,000 words)Submitted via Turnitin drop box on LMS30 01, 02, 03
Clinical Compliance DocumentationHurdle Assessment

Bendigo, 2017, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorTherese Worme

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 10 - 15
Five 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 15 and delivered via face-to-face.

Placement - Off Site Week: 16 - 22
One 80.0 hours placement - off site per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 16 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students may complete between 72 to 80-hours of clinical placement which may vary according to the clinical placement facility working hours and public holidays."

Lecture Week: 10 - 10
One 1.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 10 and delivered via face-to-face.

Laboratory Class Week: 10 - 15
Ten 2.0 hours laboratory class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 15 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Includes some clinical skills learning and simulation learning."

Directed Reading Week: 10 - 22
One 10.0 hours directed reading per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
One 9.0 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*
Written Examination 1 hour MCQ (1000 word equivalent)30 01, 02, 03
Clinical Practicum Clinical Placement Competency Assessment (2000 word equivalent)Clinical Assessment in PebblePad40 01, 02, 03, 04
Clinical Case Study (1,000 words)Submitted via Turnitin drop box on LMS30 01, 02, 03
Clinical Compliance DocumentationHurdle Assessment

Melbourne, 2017, Week 09-26, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSandra Connor

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 10 - 23
Five 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 23 and delivered via face-to-face.

Placement - Off Site Week: 14 - 23
One 80.0 hours placement - off site per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 14 to week 23 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students may complete between 72 to 80-hours of clinical placement which may vary according to the clinical placement facility working hours and public holidays."

Lecture Week: 10 - 10
One 1.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 10 and delivered via face-to-face.

Laboratory Class Week: 10 - 23
Ten 2.0 hours laboratory class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 23 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Includes some clinical skills learning and simulation learning."

Directed Reading Week: 10 - 22
One 10.0 hours directed reading per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
One 9.0 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*
Written Examination 1 hour MCQ (1000 word equivalent)30 01, 02, 03
Clinical Practicum Clinical Placement Competency Assessment (2000 word equivalent)Clinical Assessment in PebblePad40 01, 02, 03, 04
Clinical Case Study (1,000 words)Submitted via Turnitin drop box on LMS30 01, 02, 03
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

WorkShop Week: 10 - 15
Five 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 15 and delivered via face-to-face.

Placement - Off Site Week: 16 - 22
One 80.0 hours placement - off site per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 16 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students may complete between 72 to 80-hours of clinical placement which may vary according to the clinical placement facility working hours and public holidays."

Lecture Week: 10 - 10
One 1.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 10 and delivered via face-to-face.

Laboratory Class Week: 10 - 15
Ten 2.0 hours laboratory class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 15 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Includes some clinical skills learning and simulation learning."

Directed Reading Week: 10 - 22
One 10.0 hours directed reading per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
One 9.0 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*
Written Examination 1 hour MCQ (1000 word equivalent)30 01, 02, 03
Clinical Practicum Clinical Placement Competency Assessment (2000 word equivalent)Clinical Assessment in PebblePad40 01, 02, 03, 04
Clinical Case Study (1,000 words)Submitted via Turnitin drop box on LMS30 01, 02, 03
Clinical Compliance DocumentationHurdle Assessment

Shepparton, 2017, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPeter Sleeth

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 10 - 15
Five 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 15 and delivered via face-to-face.

Placement - Off Site Week: 16 - 22
One 80.0 hours placement - off site per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 16 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students may complete between 72 to 80-hours of clinical placement which may vary according to the clinical placement facility working hours and public holidays."

Lecture Week: 10 - 10
One 1.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 10 and delivered via face-to-face.

Laboratory Class Week: 10 - 15
Ten 2.0 hours laboratory class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 15 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Includes some clinical skills learning and simulation learning."

Directed Reading Week: 10 - 22
One 10.0 hours directed reading per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
One 9.0 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*
Written Examination 1 hour MCQ (1000 word equivalent)30 01, 02, 03
Clinical Practicum Clinical Placement Competency Assessment (2000 word equivalent)Clinical Assessment in PebblePad40 01, 02, 03, 04
Clinical Case Study (1,000 words)Submitted via Turnitin drop box on LMS30 01, 02, 03
Clinical Compliance DocumentationHurdle Assessment