TRANSITION TO BACHELOR OF NURSING

NSG2TBN

2020

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject is a transition pathway to the Bachelor of Nursing course.This subject is delivered in a number of modules using lectures,online activities,workshops and clinical laboratories.Students will further develop foundational nursing knowledge and practical skills and be able to apply human anatomy and physiology required for person-centred care. Additionally, the subject develops academic skills and investigates the clinical reasoning process, enquiry-based learning,working in teams and evidence-based practice and it role in professional nursing practice.

SchoolSchool of Nursing & Midwifery

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorMonica Peddle

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be admitted in the following course: HBNSK

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:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing)
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)

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:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing)
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)

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:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing)
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)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

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:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing)
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)

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:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing)
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)

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:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

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:
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)

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Singapore (NursesLearningHub), 2020, Week 30-40, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMonica Peddle

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.
"One day orientation"

Assessments

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