NURSING PATIENTS WITH CHRONIC ILLNESS

NSG3NCI

2019

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, you will be given an opportunity to generate ways of thinking that enable sustainable access and delivery of health services to people living with chronic illness. Through the readings, online learning activities, workshops and assessments, you will be consolidating the fundamental knowledge you have gained from previous semesters to be able to select appropriate public health strategies and models of chronic illness management, promote active engagement with health services among people living with chronic illness and recommend ways to improve the sustainability of health services for people living with chronic illness. As such, it is essential to have knowledge on the disease process of chronic illnesses, familiarity with public health approaches and understanding of interdisciplinary practice environments in the acute,sub-acute, residential and community settings to succeed in this subject.


SchoolSchool of Nursing & Midwifery

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorLauren Zarb

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must have passed all of the following subjects: (NSG2ANB, NSG2HPB) AND must be admitted in one of the following courses: HBN, HBNM, HBNUP, HBNPRW, HBNSK, RBN, HZNMD, HZNMDB, HBNGE, HBNGEB, HBNGEM, HBNGES, HBNGEW, HBNEN, HBNENB, HBNENM, HBNENS, HBNENW, HBNENK Bachelor of Nursing, Bachelor of Nursing (Graduate Entry), Bachelor of Nursing (Enrolled Nurse), Bachelor of Nursing/Bachelor of Midwifery.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions This subject has been designed to be studied in conjunction with NSG3NCR (BN)

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsChronic Illness and Disability: Principles for Nursing PracticePrescribedChang, E. and Johnson, A. (Eds). 3rd Edition 2017Elsevier
ReadingsChronic Care Nursing: A Framework For PracticeRecommendedDeravin-Malone, L. and Anderson, J. (Eds). 2016Cambridge

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Design appropriate chronic disease management plans or interdisciplinary team care arrangements based on the lived experiences of persons with chronic illness.

Activities:
Workshops, online learning activities and self-directed learning that utilise clinical scenarios, scientific journals video clips, or newspaper articles

02. Evaluate chronic illness management methods to determine strategies that promote active engagement of persons, families and carers with health services.

Activities:
Workshops, online learning activities and self-directed learning that utilise clinical scenarios, scientific journals video clips, or newspaper articles

03. Generate evidence-based recommendations for how to improve the sustainability of chronic illness management approaches in terms of their impact on natural, economic, social, political and cultural systems.

Activities:
Workshops, online learning activities and self-directed learning that utilise clinical scenarios, scientific journals video clips, or newspaper articles

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2019, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKimberley Hitchens

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
Ten 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 31 - 43
One 30.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Independent Research Week: 31 - 43
One 20.0 hours independent research per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online quiz (equivalent to 1,000 words)Formative25 01, 02
1,500-word writing assignmentSummative35 01, 02, 03
Print media submission (equivalent to 2,000-words)Formative40 01, 02, 03

Melbourne, 2019, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorEric Cruz

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 34 - 39
Ten 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 34 to week 39 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 31 - 43
One 30.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Independent Research Week: 31 - 43
One 20.0 hours independent research per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online quiz (equivalent to 1,000 words)Formative25 01, 02
1,500-word writing assignmentSummative35 01, 02, 03
Print media submission (equivalent to 2,000-words)Formative40 01, 02, 03