NURSING PATIENTS WITH CHRONIC ILLNESS

NSG2NCI

2020

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject builds on fundamental knowledge gained in previous semesters to understand, modify and contextualise the factors that impact on the health and wellbeing of individuals, families and communities. You will develop in-depth understanding of factors influencing population health, the development of chronic conditions and/or disabilities, and complex patterns of illness. Implications for nursing practice within an interdisciplinary practice environment and public health policy development form a pivotal component of this subject.

SchoolSchool of Nursing & Midwifery

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorLauren Zarb

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be admitted in one of the following courses: HBN, HBNM, HBNUP, HBNPRW, RBN, HZNMD, HZNMDB, HBNGE, HBNGEB, HBNGEM, HBNGES, HBNGEW, HBNEN, HBNENB, HBNENM, HBNENS or HBNENW AND must have passed NSG2ANA; OR Must be admitted in HBNSK and no other rule applies.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

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. Evaluate public health concepts applied to chronic conditions across the lifespan and in all contexts of health care

Activities:
Paper-based clinical scenarios Experimental or clinical laboratory data Photographs Video clips Newspaper Articles All or part of an article from a Scientific journal A real or simulated patient A family tree showing an inherited disorder

02. Critically analyse evidence-based health care models designed for the management of chronic conditions in Australia and globally

Activities:
Paper-based clinical scenarios Experimental or clinical laboratory data Photographs Video clips Newspaper Articles All or part of an article from a Scientific journal A real or simulated patient A family tree showing an inherited disorder

03. Apply understanding of the impact of chronic disease on individuals.

Activities:
Paper-based clinical scenarios Experimental or clinical laboratory data Photographs Video clips Newspaper Articles All or part of an article from a Scientific journal A real or simulated patient A family tree showing an inherited disorder

04. Adapt therapeutic communication and assessment skills across varying population groups to enable flexible use of family strength assessments, health coaching, motivational interviewing, collaborative health care systems and self-management practices.

Activities:
Paper-based clinical scenarios Experimental or clinical laboratory data Photographs Video clips Newspaper Articles All or part of an article from a Scientific journal A real or simulated patient A family tree showing an inherited disorder

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2020, Week 26-30, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKimberley Hitchens

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 27 - 28
Five 2.0 hours workshop 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 - 30
One 30.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 27 to week 30 and delivered via online.

Placement - Off Site Week: 27 - 30
One 80.0 hours placement - off site per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 27 to week 30 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students may complete 72 to 80-hours of placement. Hours may vary according to clinical placement facility hours and public holidays."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 1,500-word individual assignmentSummative35 02, 01, 03, 04
Online quiz or Online international group discussion (equivalent to 1,000 words)Formative. Online international group discussion assessment will only apply to students participating in Internationalisation@Home option (if available). All other students will be required to complete the Online quiz.25 01, 02, 03, 04
Clinical practicum (equivalent to 2,000-words)40 01, 02, 03, 04

Berwick, 2020, Week 26-30, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJoanne Joyce-McCoach

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 27 - 28
Five 2.0 hours workshop 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 - 30
One 30.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 27 to week 30 and delivered via online.

Placement - Off Site Week: 27 - 30
One 80.0 hours placement - off site per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 27 to week 30 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students may complete 72 to 80-hours of placement. Hours may vary according to clinical placement facility hours and public holidays."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 1,500-word individual assignmentSummative35 02, 01, 03, 04
Online quiz or Online international group discussion (equivalent to 1,000 words)Formative. Online international group discussion assessment will only apply to students participating in Internationalisation@Home option (if available). All other students will be required to complete the Online quiz.25 01, 02, 03, 04
Clinical practicum (equivalent to 2,000-words)40 01, 02, 03, 04

Frankston, 2020, Week 26-30, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJoanne Joyce-McCoach

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 27 - 28
Five 2.0 hours workshop 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 - 30
One 30.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 27 to week 30 and delivered via online.

Placement - Off Site Week: 27 - 30
One 80.0 hours placement - off site per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 27 to week 30 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students may complete 72 to 80- hours of placement. Hours may vary according to clinical placement facility hours and public holidays."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 1,500-word individual assignmentSummative35 02, 01, 03, 04
Online quiz or Online international group discussion (equivalent to 1,000 words)Formative. Online international group discussion assessment will only apply to students participating in Internationalisation@Home option (if available). All other students will be required to complete the Online quiz.25 01, 02, 03, 04
Clinical practicum (equivalent to 2,000-words)40 01, 02, 03, 04

Melbourne, 2020, Week 26-30, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLauren Zarb

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 27 - 28
Five 2.0 hours workshop 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 - 30
One 30.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 27 to week 30 and delivered via online.

Placement - Off Site Week: 27 - 30
One 80.0 hours placement - off site per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 27 to week 30 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students may complete 72 to 80-hours of placement. Hours may vary according to clinical placement facility hours and public holidays."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 1,500-word individual assignmentSummative35 02, 01, 03, 04
Online quiz or Online international group discussion (equivalent to 1,000 words)Formative. Online international group discussion assessment will only apply to students participating in Internationalisation@Home option (if available). All other students will be required to complete the Online quiz.25 01, 02, 03, 04
Clinical practicum (equivalent to 2,000-words)40 01, 02, 03, 04

Singapore (NursesLearningHub), 2020, Week 18-28, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMonica Peddle

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 18 - 27
One 3.0 days workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 18 to week 27 and delivered via face-to-face.
"06/06/19 - 08/06/19"

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 18 - 27
One 30.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 18 to week 27 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 1,500-word individual assignmentSummative035 02, 01, 03, 04
Online quiz or Online international group discussion (equivalent to 1,000 words)Formative. Online international group discussion assessment will only apply to students participating in Internationalisation@Home option (if available). All other students will be required to complete the Online quiz.025 01, 02, 03, 04
Clinical case study (equivalent to 2,000-words)040 01, 02, 03, 04

Singapore (NursesLearningHub), 2020, Week 10-25, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMonica Peddle

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 10 - 25
One 3.0 days workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 25 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 25
One 30.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 25 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 1,500-word individual assignmentSummative035 02, 01, 03, 04
Online quiz or Online international group discussion (equivalent to 1,000 words)Formative. Online international group discussion assessment will only apply to students participating in Internationalisation@Home option (if available). All other students will be required to complete the Online quiz.025 01, 02, 03, 04
Clinical practicum (equivalent to 2,000-words)040 01, 02, 03, 04