NURSING PATIENTS WITH ACUTE ILLNESS B

NSG2ANB

2019

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject will build upon your current skills, knowledge and attitudes required by Registered Nurses for the provision of patient-centred care for persons experiencing a complex acute illness requiring hospitalisation. You will examine nursing care that is required for hospitalised patients experiencing renal, musculoskeletal, cancer and hematological disorders. This subject will offer an array of teaching modalities including lectures, online activities, workshops, laboratories and simulations. These have been designed to enable you to continue to develop and consolidate your critical thinking and complex nursing care alongside the development and refinement of your technical nursing skills. To achieve the learning objectives of this subject you will be expected to complete a range of written and clinical assessments. A clinical placement is embedded within this subject to develop your learning and consolidation. By the end of this subject you will be prepared for third year of your nursing studies.




SchoolSchool of Nursing & Midwifery

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorElly Greenwood

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Students must be admitted into one of the following course codes: HBN, HBNM, HBNUP, HBNPRW, RBN and must have passed one of the following subjects: NSG2ANA or (NSG2TBN or NSG2BNT) or NSG2ACA OR Students must be admitted into one of the following course codes: HZNMD, HZNMBD and must have passed one of the following subjects: NSG2ANA or NSG2ACA OR Students must be admitted into one of the following course codes: HBNGE, HBNGEB, HBNGEM, HBNGES, HBNGEW, and must have passed one of the following: NSG2ACA or NSG2ANA OR Students must be admitted into one of the following course codes: HBNEN, HBNENB, HBNENM, HBNENS, HBNENK, HBNENW, and must have passed the following: (NSG2ANA or NSG2ACA) and (NSG2TRN or NSG2TBN) (or be enrolled concurrently in NSG2TRN)

Co-requisites NSG2HPB

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions This subject has been designed to be taken in conjunction with NSG2HPB. Students should enrol in NSG2ANB and NSG2HPB in the same semester. Any alterations from this course plan are to be discussed with your Course Coordinator for approval.

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsMedical Surgical Nursing Vol 1-3. Critical Thinking for Person-Centred Care, (3rd ed)PrescribedLemone, P. et al. (2016)Pearson Australia
ReadingsClinical Psychomotor Skills Assessment Skills for Nurses (6th ed).PrescribedTollefson. J., & Hillman, E. (2017)Cengage Publishing
ReadingsClinical Reasoning: Learning to think like a nursePrescribedLevett-Jones, T. (2013).Elsevier

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 a focus on persons experiencing cancer, haematological, renal, gastrointestinal and musculoskeletal disorders.

Activities:
Online evidence based learning activities, Workshop activities, Simulated learning activities, Clinical Practicum
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

02. Critically examine the impact of hospitalisation for individuals and their families experiencing acute or chronic illnesses.

Activities:
Online evidence based learning activities, Workshop activities, Simulated learning activities, Clinical Practicum
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

03. Evaluate person-centred care, using the Clinical Reasoning Cycle to individuals experiencing haematological, renal, gastrointestinal and musculoskeletal disorders.

Activities:
Online evidence based learning activities, Workshop activities, Simulated learning activities, Clinical Practicum
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

04. Apply psychomotor and non-technical skills to individuals experiencing haematological, renal, gastrointestinal and musculoskeletal disorders.

Activities:
Online evidence based learning activities, Workshop activities, Simulated learning activities, Clinical Practicum
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking)

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Albury-Wodonga, 2019, Week 30-46, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSean Parker

Class requirements

Laboratory Class Week: 31 - 46
Five 2.0 hours laboratory class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 46 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Clinical skills including some simulation"

Lecture Week: 31 - 31
One 2.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 31 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Orientation lecture"

Placement - Off Site Week: 31 - 46
One 120.0 hours placement - off site per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 46 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students may complete between 112 to 120-hours of placement which may vary according to i) the clinical placement facility working hours, ii) unexpected sickness and iii) public holidays."

WorkShop Week: 31 - 46
Five 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 46 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 30 - 46
One 8.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 30 to week 46 and delivered via online.
"This learning will be undertaken prior to the workshop and the laboratory"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Written assessment task (equivalent to 1,000-words)Submitted via turnitin40 01, 02, 03, 04
Clinical placement (2000 words equivalent)Hurdle requirement. It is essential to pass the clinical placement in order to pass the subject. 01, 02, 03, 04
Clinical skills assessment (1,000word equivalent)Feedback will be provided via the individual class facilitator.40 01, 02, 03, 04
Class activities (500 word equivalent)Students are required to engage in five (5) pre-clinical preparation activities in lab classes, each worth 2% Activity to be submitted as part of the e-portfolio 20 01, 02, 03, 04

Bendigo, 2019, Week 30-46, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorTherese Worme

Class requirements

Laboratory Class Week: 31 - 46
Five 2.0 hours laboratory class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 46 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Clinical skills including some simulation"

Lecture Week: 31 - 31
One 2.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 31 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Orientation lecture"

Placement - Off Site Week: 31 - 46
One 120.0 hours placement - off site per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 46 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students may complete between 112 to 120-hours of placement which may vary according to i) the clinical placement facility working hours, ii) unexpected sickness and iii) public holidays."

WorkShop Week: 31 - 46
Five 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 46 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 30 - 46
One 8.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 30 to week 46 and delivered via online.
"This learning will be undertaken prior to the workshop and the laboratory"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Written assessment task (equivalent to 1,000-words)Submitted via turnitin40 01, 02, 03, 04
Clinical placement (2000 words equivalent)Hurdle requirement. It is essential to pass the clinical placement in order to pass the subject. 01, 02, 03, 04
Clinical skills assessment (1,000word equivalent)Feedback will be provided via the individual class facilitator.40 01, 02, 03, 04
Class activities (500 word equivalent)Students are required to engage in five (5) pre-clinical preparation activities in lab classes, each worth 2% Activity to be submitted as part of the e-portfolio 20 01, 02, 03, 04

Berwick, 2019, Week 30-46, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJoanne Joyce-McCoach

Class requirements

Laboratory Class Week: 31 - 46
Five 2.0 hours laboratory class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 46 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Clinical skills including some simulation"

Lecture Week: 31 - 31
One 2.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 31 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Orientation lecture"

Placement - Off Site Week: 31 - 46
One 120.0 hours placement - off site per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 46 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students may complete between 112 to 120-hours of placement which may vary according to i) the clinical placement facility working hours, ii) unexpected sickness and iii) public holidays."

WorkShop Week: 31 - 46
Five 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 46 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 30 - 46
One 8.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 30 to week 46 and delivered via online.
"This learning will be undertaken prior to the workshop and the laboratory"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Written assessment task (equivalent to 1,000-words)Submitted via turnitin40 01, 02, 03, 04
Clinical placement (2000 words equivalent)Hurdle requirement. It is essential to pass the clinical placement in order to pass the subject. 01, 02, 03, 04
Clinical skills assessment (1,000word equivalent)Feedback will be provided via the individual class facilitator.40 01, 02, 03, 04
Class activities (500 word equivalent)Students are required to engage in five (5) pre-clinical preparation activities in lab classes, each worth 2% Activity to be submitted as part of the e-portfolio 20 01, 02, 03, 04

Frankston, 2019, Week 30-46, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJoanne Joyce-McCoach

Class requirements

Laboratory Class Week: 31 - 46
Five 2.0 hours laboratory class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 46 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Clinical skills including some simulation"

Lecture Week: 31 - 31
One 2.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 31 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Orientation lecture"

Placement - Off Site Week: 31 - 46
One 120.0 hours placement - off site per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 46 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students may complete between 112 to 120-hours of placement which may vary according to i) the clinical placement facility working hours, ii) unexpected sickness and iii) public holidays."

WorkShop Week: 31 - 46
Five 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 46 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 30 - 46
One 8.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 30 to week 46 and delivered via online.
"This learning will be undertaken prior to the workshop and the laboratory"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Written assessment task (equivalent to 1,000-words)Submitted via turnitin40 01, 02, 03, 04
Clinical placement (2000 words equivalent)Hurdle requirement. It is essential to pass the clinical placement in order to pass the subject. 01, 02, 03, 04
Clinical skills assessment (1,000word equivalent)Feedback will be provided via the individual class facilitator.40 01, 02, 03, 04
Class activities (500 word equivalent)Students are required to engage in five (5) pre-clinical preparation activities in lab classes, each worth 2% Activity to be submitted as part of the e-portfolio 20 01, 02, 03, 04

Melbourne, 2019, Week 30-46, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorElly Greenwood

Class requirements

Laboratory Class Week: 31 - 46
Five 2.0 hours laboratory class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 46 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Clinical skills including some simulation"

Lecture Week: 31 - 31
One 2.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 31 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Orientation lecture"

Placement - Off Site Week: 31 - 46
One 120.0 hours placement - off site per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 46 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students may complete between 112 to 120-hours of placement which may vary according to i) the clinical placement facility working hours, ii) unexpected sickness and iii) public holidays."

WorkShop Week: 31 - 46
Five 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 46 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 30 - 46
One 8.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 30 to week 46 and delivered via online.
"This learning will be undertaken prior to the workshop and the laboratory"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Written assessment task (equivalent to 1,000-words)Submitted via turnitin40 01, 02, 03, 04
Clinical placement (2000 words equivalent)Hurdle requirement. It is essential to pass the clinical placement in order to pass the subject. 01, 02, 03, 04
Clinical skills assessment (1,000word equivalent)Feedback will be provided via the individual class facilitator.40 01, 02, 03, 04
Class activities (500 word equivalent)Students are required to engage in five (5) pre-clinical preparation activities in lab classes, each worth 2% Activity to be submitted as part of the e-portfolio 20 01, 02, 03, 04

Mildura, 2019, Week 30-46, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSandra Connor

Class requirements

Laboratory Class Week: 31 - 46
Five 2.0 hours laboratory class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 46 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Clinical skills including some simulation"

Lecture Week: 31 - 31
One 2.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 31 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Orientation lecture"

Placement - Off Site Week: 31 - 46
One 120.0 hours placement - off site per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 46 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students may complete between 112 to 120-hours of placement which may vary according to i) the clinical placement facility working hours, ii) unexpected sickness and iii) public holidays."

WorkShop Week: 31 - 46
Five 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 46 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 30 - 46
One 8.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 30 to week 46 and delivered via online.
"This learning will be undertaken prior to the workshop and the laboratory"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Written assessment task (equivalent to 1,000-words)Submitted via turnitin40 01, 02, 03, 04
Clinical placement (2000 words equivalent)Hurdle requirement. It is essential to pass the clinical placement in order to pass the subject. 01, 02, 03, 04
Clinical skills assessment (1,000word equivalent)Feedback will be provided via the individual class facilitator.40 01, 02, 03, 04
Class activities (500 word equivalent)Students are required to engage in five (5) pre-clinical preparation activities in lab classes, each worth 2% Activity to be submitted as part of the e-portfolio 20 01, 02, 03, 04

Shepparton, 2019, Week 30-46, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPeter Sleeth

Class requirements

Laboratory Class Week: 31 - 46
Five 2.0 hours laboratory class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 46 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Clinical skills including some simulation"

Lecture Week: 31 - 31
One 2.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 31 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Orientation lecture"

Placement - Off Site Week: 31 - 46
One 120.0 hours placement - off site per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 46 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students may complete between 112 to 120-hours of placement which may vary according to i) the clinical placement facility working hours, ii) unexpected sickness and iii) public holidays."

WorkShop Week: 31 - 46
Five 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 46 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 30 - 46
One 8.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 30 to week 46 and delivered via online.
"This learning will be undertaken prior to the workshop and the laboratory"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Written assessment task (equivalent to 1,000-words)Submitted via turnitin40 01, 02, 03, 04
Clinical placement (2000 words equivalent)Hurdle requirement. It is essential to pass the clinical placement in order to pass the subject. 01, 02, 03, 04
Clinical skills assessment (1,000word equivalent)Feedback will be provided via the individual class facilitator.40 01, 02, 03, 04
Class activities (500 word equivalent)Students are required to engage in five (5) pre-clinical preparation activities in lab classes, each worth 2% Activity to be submitted as part of the e-portfolio 20 01, 02, 03, 04