NURSING PATIENTS IN A TIME CRITICAL CONTEXT

NSG3TCN

2020

Credit points: 30

Subject outline

In this subject you will have the opportunity to extend your knowledge and skills to complex and dynamic patient situations. Through lectures, online activities, workshops, clinical skills laboratories and clinical placement, you will focus on assessment and interventions aimed at arresting sudden deterioration of a patient's health. The clinical practicum will allow you to experience high acuity care settings and assume the responsibility of caring for individuals with time critical needs. To achieve the learning outcomes of this subject you will be expected to complete a range of written, verbal and clinical assessments within a 12-week period.

SchoolSchool of Nursing & Midwifery

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorJen Austerberry

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites NSG2ANB, NSG2HPB

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Explain common pathophysiology, as it relates to assessment data and pharmacology, that can result in deterioration of an individual's condition in order to develop appropriate interventions.

Activities:
Workshops and online resources with examples of common conditions that result in deterioration of an individual's condition. Clinical Practicum.
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)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

02. Apply the clinical reasoning cycle to provide safe person-centred nursing care for individuals experiencing a deterioration in health.

Activities:
Workshops and online resources detailing the monitoring and maintenance of patients experiencing common conditions leading to deterioration in health. Clinical Practicum.
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. Apply competent technical skill in the delivery of person-centred care for individuals experiencing a deterioration in health.

Activities:
Clinical laboratories to observe and practice interventions aimed at caring for individuals experiencing a deterioration in health. Simulation workshops where students work in teams to manage a variety of deteriorating patient scenarios. Clinical Practicum.
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)
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)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

04. Manage interactions between patients, families and health care teams professionally during clinical deteriorations.

Activities:
Simulation and online resources demonstrating the complexity of a deterioration in health. Clinical Practicum.
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)
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)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

05. Contribute to risk management strategies of healthcare agencies by implementing appropriate incident and risk procedures.

Activities:
Workshops and online examples of incident reporting and patient complaints and measures used to resolve risk management. Clinical Practicum.
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, 2020, Week 08-26, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRonald Picard

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 08 - 26
Seventeen 1.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 08 to week 26 and delivered via online.
"Face to face class in the first week followed by 17 hours of online lectures throughout the semester"

Laboratory Class Week: 08 - 13
Ten 2.0 hours laboratory class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 08 to week 13 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShop Week: 08 - 13
Seven 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 08 to week 13 and delivered via face-to-face.

Placement - Off Site Week: 08 - 26
One 80.0 hours placement - off site per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 08 to week 26 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 08 - 26
Twenty 1.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 08 to week 26 and delivered via online.
"On line learning activities completed across the semester."

Practical Week: 08 - 13
Two 2.0 hours practical per study period on weekdays during the day from week 08 to week 13 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 08 - 09
One 1.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 08 to week 09 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Written Examination (2.5hours) (2500 word equivalent)40 01, 02, 04, 05
Online assessment (1000 word equivalent) 20 01, 02, 04, 05
Written assessment (2500 word equivalent) 40 01, 02, 04, 05
Clinical Placement Assessment (1500 word equivalent)Hurdle requirement. It is essential to pass the clinical placement in order to pass the subject. 01, 02, 03, 04, 05

Bendigo, 2020, Week 09-26, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKatie Street

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 09 - 26
Seventeen 1.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 09 to week 26 and delivered via online.
"17 hours of online lectures throughout the semester"

Laboratory Class Week: 09 - 13
Ten 2.0 hours laboratory class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 09 to week 13 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShop Week: 09 - 13
Seven 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 09 to week 13 and delivered via face-to-face.

Placement - Off Site Week: 09 - 26
One 80.0 hours placement - off site per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 09 to week 26 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 09 - 26
Twenty 1.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 09 to week 26 and delivered via online.
"On line learning activities completed across the semester."

Practical Week: 09 - 13
Two 2.0 hours practical per study period on weekdays during the day from week 09 to week 13 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 09 - 09
One 1.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 09 to week 09 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Written Examination (2.5hours) (2500 word equivalent)40 01, 02, 04, 05
Online assessment (1000 word equivalent) 20 01, 02, 04, 05
Written assessment (2500 word equivalent) 40 01, 02, 04, 05
Clinical Placement Assessment (1500 word equivalent)Hurdle requirement. It is essential to pass the clinical placement in order to pass the subject. 01, 02, 03, 04, 05

Berwick, 2020, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJoanne Joyce-McCoach

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
Seventeen 1.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
"17 hours of online lectures throughout the semester"

Laboratory Class Week: 11 - 20
Ten 2.0 hours laboratory class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 20 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Each cohort as per clinical planner"

WorkShop Week: 11 - 20
Seven 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 20 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Each cohort as per clinical planner"

Placement - Off Site Week: 14 - 22
One 80.0 hours placement - off site per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 14 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Each cohort as per clinical planner"

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
Twenty 1.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
"On line learning activities completed across the semester."

Practical Week: 11 - 20
Two 2.0 hours practical per study period on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 20 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 11 - 22
One 1.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Face to face class in the first week (each cohort as per clinical planner)"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Written Examination (2.5hours) (2500 word equivalent)40 01, 02, 04, 05
Online assessment (1000 word equivalent) 20 01, 02, 04, 05
Written assessment (2500 word equivalent) 40 01, 02, 04, 05
Clinical Placement Assessment (1500 word equivalent)Hurdle requirement. It is essential to pass the clinical placement in order to pass the subject. 01, 02, 03, 04, 05

Frankston, 2020, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJoanne Joyce-McCoach

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
Seventeen 1.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
"17 hours of online lectures throughout the semester"

Laboratory Class Week: 11 - 22
Ten 2.0 hours laboratory class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Each cohort as per clinical planner"

WorkShop Week: 11 - 22
Seven 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Each cohort as per clinical planner"

Placement - Off Site Week: 14 - 22
One 80.0 hours placement - off site per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 14 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Each cohort as per clinical planner"

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
Twenty 1.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
"On line learning activities completed across the semester."

Practical Week: 11 - 22
Two 2.0 hours practical per study period on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 11 - 22
One 1.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Face to face class in the first week (each cohort as per clinical planner)"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Written Examination (2.5hours) (2500 word equivalent)40 01, 02, 04, 05
Online assessment (1000 word equivalent) 20 01, 02, 04, 05
Written assessment (2500 word equivalent) 40 01, 02, 04, 05
Clinical Placement Assessment (1500 word equivalent)Hurdle requirement. It is essential to pass the clinical placement in order to pass the subject. 01, 02, 03, 04, 05

Melbourne, 2020, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJen Austerberry

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 11 - 22
Seventeen 1.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 22 and delivered via online.
"17 hours of online lectures throughout the semester"

Laboratory Class Week: 11 - 20
Ten 2.0 hours laboratory class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 20 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Each cohort as per clinical planner"

WorkShop Week: 11 - 20
Seven 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 20 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Each cohort as per clinical planner"

Placement - Off Site Week: 14 - 22
One 80.0 hours placement - off site per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 14 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Each cohort as per clinical planner"

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
Twenty 1.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
"On line learning activities completed across the semester."

Practical Week: 11 - 22
Two 2.0 hours practical per study period on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 11 - 20
One 1.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 20 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Face to face class in the first week (each cohort as per clinical planner)"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Written Examination (2.5hours) (2500 word equivalent)40 01, 02, 04, 05
Online assessment (1000 word equivalent) 20 01, 02, 04, 05
Written assessment (2500 word equivalent) 40 01, 02, 04, 05
Clinical Placement Assessment (1500 word equivalent)Hurdle requirement. It is essential to pass the clinical placement in order to pass the subject. 01, 02, 03, 04, 05

Mildura, 2020, Week 09-26, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBev Blanch

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 09 - 26
Seventeen 1.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 09 to week 26 and delivered via online.
"17 hours of online lectures throughout the semester"

Laboratory Class Week: 09 - 13
Ten 2.0 hours laboratory class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 09 to week 13 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShop Week: 09 - 13
Seven 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 09 to week 13 and delivered via face-to-face.

Placement - Off Site Week: 09 - 26
One 80.0 hours placement - off site per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 09 to week 26 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 09 - 26
Twenty 1.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 09 to week 26 and delivered via online.
"On line learning activities completed across the semester."

Practical Week: 09 - 13
Two 2.0 hours practical per study period on weekdays during the day from week 09 to week 13 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 09 - 09
One 1.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 09 to week 09 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Written Examination (2.5hours) (2500 word equivalent)40 01, 02, 04, 05
Online assessment (1000 word equivalent) 20 01, 02, 04, 05
Written assessment (2500 word equivalent) 40 01, 02, 04, 05
Clinical Placement Assessment (1500 word equivalent)Hurdle requirement. It is essential to pass the clinical placement in order to pass the subject. 01, 02, 03, 04, 05

Shepparton, 2020, Week 09-26, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPeter Sleeth

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 09 - 26
Seventeen 1.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 09 to week 26 and delivered via blended.
"17 hours of online lectures throughout the semester"

Laboratory Class Week: 09 - 13
Ten 2.0 hours laboratory class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 09 to week 13 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShop Week: 09 - 13
Seven 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 09 to week 13 and delivered via face-to-face.

Placement - Off Site Week: 09 - 26
One 80.0 hours placement - off site per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 09 to week 26 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 09 - 26
Twenty 1.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 09 to week 26 and delivered via online.
"On line learning activities completed across the semester."

Practical Week: 09 - 13
Two 2.0 hours practical per study period on weekdays during the day from week 09 to week 13 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 09 - 09
One 1.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 09 to week 09 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Written Examination (2.5hours) (2500 word equivalent)40 01, 02, 04, 05
Online assessment (1000 word equivalent) 20 01, 02, 04, 05
Written assessment (2500 word equivalent) 40 01, 02, 04, 05
Clinical Placement Assessment (1500 word equivalent)Hurdle requirement. It is essential to pass the clinical placement in order to pass the subject. 01, 02, 03, 04, 05