NURSING AND MIDWIFERY: CONSOLIDATING REFLECTIVE CLINICAL PRACTICE

NSG3NMP

2019

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject is one of two consolidation subjects of the combined Bachelor of Nursing/Bachelor of Midwifery degree.  Opportunities are provided for you 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 previous 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 points15

Subject Co-ordinatorCarmel McLeod

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites NSG3TCC

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects NSG3NCR

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Plan and implement effective and efficient nursing care

Activities:
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 practice

Activities:
Self directed learning. Reviewing examples of clinical audit tools and clinical audit reports
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and 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)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
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)
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)

03. Design and support changes to nursing practice using contemporary research to justify practice improvement opportunities

Activities:
Self directed learning and practice improvement 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

Bendigo, 2019, Week 29-48, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKatie Street

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 30 - 34
One 2.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 34 and delivered via face-to-face.

Laboratory Class Week: 30 - 34
Four 2.0 hours laboratory class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 34 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShop Week: 30 - 34
Five 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 34 and delivered via face-to-face.

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

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 35 - 46
Ten 2.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 35 to week 46 and delivered via online.

Placement - Off Site Week: 35 - 46
One 120.0 hours placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 35 to week 46 and delivered via face-to-face.

Directed Reading Week: 30 - 46
One 14.0 hours directed reading per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 30 to week 46 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Print media submission and oral presentation # (total word equivalence: 1,000 words)Individual Verbal Presentation (5 minute) = 500 word equiv, plus a 500 word equivalent written submission using varied media) 40 01, 02, 03
Clinical Placement assessment (2000 words equivalent)Hurdle requirement. It is essential to pass the clinical placement to pass the subject 01, 02, 03
Written submission (1,500 words)60 01, 02, 03

Melbourne, 2019, Week 29-48, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCarmel McLeod

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 33
One 2.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 33 and delivered via face-to-face.

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.

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.

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

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 29 - 48
Ten 2.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 29 to week 48 and delivered via online.

Placement - Off Site Week: 34 - 45
One 120.0 hours placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 34 to week 45 and delivered via face-to-face.

Directed Reading Week: 30 - 46
One 14.0 hours directed reading per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 30 to week 46 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Print media submission and oral presentation # (total word equivalence: 1,000 words)Individual Verbal Presentation (5 minute) = 500 word equiv, plus a 500 word equivalent written submission using varied media) 40 01, 02, 03
Clinical Placement assessment (2000 words equivalent)Hurdle requirement. It is essential to pass the clinical placement to pass the subject 01, 02, 03
Written submission (1,500 words)60 01, 02, 03