NURSING: CONSOLIDATION REFLECTIVE CLINICAL PRACTICE

NSG3NCR

2019

Credit points: 30

This subject addresses La Trobe's Innovation and Entrepreneurship Essential. Innovation and Entrepreneurship is about using your creativity to generate new ideas, understand and solve complex problems and thrive in a fast-changing world.

Subject outline

This subject is the capstone subject for the Bachelor of Nursing degree. Through online activities and workshops you will to develop and refine your abilities to: manage care for a number of complex clients; reflect on your personal practice; and critique the wider practice of nurses. The content builds on previously learnt concepts of person-centred care, situational management, nursing inquiry, therapeutic communication and client education. The focus of the subject is to assist you to develop the repertoire of skills required by contemporary nursing practice and form a foundation for future nursing practice evolutions.

SchoolSchool of Nursing & Midwifery

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorCarmel McLeod

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - 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, HBNENK or HBNENW and have completed NSG3TCN and NSG3MHI; OR Must be admitted in HBNSK and no other rule applies.

Co-requisites NSG3EPN

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Design, plan and execute nursing care that is effective and efficient.

Activities:
Self directed learning. Reflective practice and Clinical Simulation Workshops. Clinical Practicuum
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. Critically evaluate nursing practice.

Activities:
Self directed learning. Reviewing examples of clinical audit tools and clinical audit reports
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)

03. Analyse, assess and recommend nursing practice improvement opportunities based on contemporary research.

Activities:
Self directed learning. Practice improvement and clinical simulation workshops
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)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Albury-Wodonga, 2019, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAnne-Marie Mahoney

Class requirements

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.
"As per clinical planner for cohorts"

Laboratory Class Week: 31 - 33
Four 2.0 hours laboratory class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 33 and delivered via face-to-face.
"As per clinical planner for cohorts"

WorkShop Week: 31 - 33
Five 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 33 and delivered via face-to-face.
"As per clinical planner for cohorts"

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 31 - 43
Ten 2.0 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.

Placement - Off Site Week: 31 - 43
One 200.0 hours placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Directed Reading Week: 34 - 43
One 54.0 hours directed reading per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 34 to week 43 and delivered via online.

WorkShop Week: 43 - 43
One 4.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 43 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Scheduled in Week 47 - Assessment Task"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Written Submission (3,000 words)60 01, 02, 03
Clinical Placement (3,500 words equivalent)Hurdle requirement. It is essential to pass the clinical placement to pass the subject 01, 02, 03
Print media submission and oral presentation (total word equivalence: 2,000 words)Individual Verbal Presentation (5 minute) = 500 word equivalent, plus a 1,500 word equivalent written submission using varied media 40 01, 02, 03

Bendigo, 2019, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKatie Street

Class requirements

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.
"As per clinical planner for cohorts"

Laboratory Class Week: 31 - 33
Four 2.0 hours laboratory class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 33 and delivered via face-to-face.
"As per clinical planner for cohorts"

WorkShop Week: 31 - 33
Five 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 33 and delivered via face-to-face.
"As per clinical planner for cohorts"

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 31 - 43
Ten 2.0 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.

Placement - Off Site Week: 31 - 43
One 200.0 hours placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Directed Reading Week: 34 - 43
One 54.0 hours directed reading per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 34 to week 43 and delivered via online.

WorkShop Week: 43 - 43
One 4.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 43 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Scheduled in Week 47 - Assessment Task"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Written Submission (3,000 words)60 01, 02, 03
Clinical Placement (3,500 words equivalent)Hurdle requirement. It is essential to pass the clinical placement to pass the subject 01, 02, 03
Print media submission and oral presentation (total word equivalence: 2,000 words)Individual Verbal Presentation (5 minute) = 500 word equivalent, plus a 1,500 word equivalent written submission using varied media 40 01, 02, 03

Berwick, 2019, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJoanne Joyce-McCoach

Class requirements

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.
"As per clinical planner for cohorts"

Laboratory Class Week: 31 - 33
Four 2.0 hours laboratory class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 33 and delivered via face-to-face.
"As per clinical planner for cohorts"

WorkShop Week: 31 - 33
Five 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 33 and delivered via face-to-face.
"As per clinical planner for cohorts"

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 31 - 43
Ten 2.0 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.

Placement - Off Site Week: 31 - 43
One 200.0 hours placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Directed Reading Week: 34 - 43
One 54.0 hours directed reading per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 34 to week 43 and delivered via online.

WorkShop Week: 43 - 43
One 4.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 43 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Scheduled in Week 47 - Assessment Task"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Written Submission (3,000 words)60 01, 02, 03
Clinical Placement (3,500 words equivalent)Hurdle requirement. It is essential to pass the clinical placement to pass the subject 01, 02, 03
Print media submission and oral presentation (total word equivalence: 2,000 words)Individual Verbal Presentation (5 minute) = 500 word equivalent, plus a 1,500 word equivalent written submission using varied media 40 01, 02, 03

Frankston, 2019, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJoanne Joyce-McCoach

Class requirements

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.
"As per clinical planner for cohorts"

Laboratory Class Week: 31 - 33
Four 2.0 hours laboratory class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 33 and delivered via face-to-face.
"As per clinical planner for cohorts"

WorkShop Week: 31 - 33
Five 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 33 and delivered via face-to-face.
"As per clinical planner for cohorts"

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 31 - 43
Ten 2.0 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.

Placement - Off Site Week: 31 - 43
One 200.0 hours placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Directed Reading Week: 34 - 43
One 54.0 hours directed reading per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 34 to week 43 and delivered via online.

WorkShop Week: 43 - 43
One 4.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 43 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Scheduled in Week 47 - Assessment Task"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Written Submission (3,000 words)60 01, 02, 03
Clinical Placement (3,500 words equivalent)Hurdle requirement. It is essential to pass the clinical placement to pass the subject 01, 02, 03
Print media submission and oral presentation (total word equivalence: 2,000 words)Individual Verbal Presentation (5 minute) = 500 word equivalent, plus a 1,500 word equivalent written submission using varied media 40 01, 02, 03

Melbourne, 2019, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCarmel McLeod

Class requirements

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.
"As per clinical planner for cohorts"

Laboratory Class Week: 31 - 33
Four 2.0 hours laboratory class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 33 and delivered via face-to-face.
"As per clinical planner for cohorts"

WorkShop Week: 31 - 33
Five 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 33 and delivered via face-to-face.
"As per clinical planner for cohorts"

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 31 - 43
Ten 2.0 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.

Placement - Off Site Week: 31 - 43
One 200.0 hours placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Directed Reading Week: 34 - 43
One 54.0 hours directed reading per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 34 to week 43 and delivered via online.

WorkShop Week: 43 - 43
One 4.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 43 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Scheduled in Week 47 - Assessment Task"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Written Submission (3,000 words)60 01, 02, 03
Clinical Placement (3,500 words equivalent)Hurdle requirement. It is essential to pass the clinical placement to pass the subject 01, 02, 03
Print media submission and oral presentation (total word equivalence: 2,000 words)Individual Verbal Presentation (5 minute) = 500 word equivalent, plus a 1,500 word equivalent written submission using varied media 40 01, 02, 03

Mildura, 2019, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBev Blanch

Class requirements

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.
"As per clinical planner for cohorts"

Laboratory Class Week: 31 - 33
Four 2.0 hours laboratory class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 33 and delivered via face-to-face.
"As per clinical planner for cohorts"

WorkShop Week: 31 - 33
Five 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 33 and delivered via face-to-face.
"As per clinical planner for cohorts"

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 31 - 43
Ten 2.0 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.

Placement - Off Site Week: 31 - 43
One 200.0 hours placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Directed Reading Week: 34 - 43
One 54.0 hours directed reading per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 34 to week 43 and delivered via online.

WorkShop Week: 43 - 43
One 4.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 43 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Scheduled in Week 47 - Assessment Task"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Written Submission (3,000 words)60 01, 02, 03
Clinical Placement (3,500 words equivalent)Hurdle requirement. It is essential to pass the clinical placement to pass the subject 01, 02, 03
Print media submission and oral presentation (total word equivalence: 2,000 words)Individual Verbal Presentation (5 minute) = 500 word equivalent, plus a 1,500 word equivalent written submission using varied media 40 01, 02, 03

Shepparton, 2019, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPeter Sleeth

Class requirements

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.
"As per clinical planner for cohorts"

Laboratory Class Week: 31 - 33
Four 2.0 hours laboratory class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 33 and delivered via face-to-face.
"As per clinical planner for cohorts"

WorkShop Week: 31 - 33
Five 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 33 and delivered via face-to-face.
"As per clinical planner for cohorts"

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 31 - 43
Ten 2.0 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.

Placement - Off Site Week: 31 - 43
One 200.0 hours placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Directed Reading Week: 34 - 43
One 54.0 hours directed reading per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 34 to week 43 and delivered via online.

WorkShop Week: 43 - 43
One 4.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 43 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Scheduled in Week 47 - Assessment Task"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Written Submission (3,000 words)60 01, 02, 03
Clinical Placement (3,500 words equivalent)Hurdle requirement. It is essential to pass the clinical placement to pass the subject 01, 02, 03
Print media submission and oral presentation (total word equivalence: 2,000 words)Individual Verbal Presentation (5 minute) = 500 word equivalent, plus a 1,500 word equivalent written submission using varied media 40 01, 02, 03

Singapore (NursesLearningHub), 2019, Week 47-22, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCarmel McLeod

Class requirements

Block Mode Week: 12
Two 3.0 days block mode per study period on any day including weekend during the day in week 00 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Block 1 - (12-14).12.19 Block 2 - (19-21).3.20 "

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Written Submission (3000 words)035 01, 02, 03
Clinical Practice Case Report (3,500 words)040 01, 02, 03
Print media submission / written submission +/- oral presentation (2000 word equivalent)025 01, 02, 03