COMPLEX CARE IN MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH NURSING

NSM5COM

2020

Credit points: 30

Subject outline

In this subject, you will develop knowledge and skills to deliver complex child,family and community nursing care and work in partnership with families facing ongoing or intermittent vulnerability. The subject is delivered via a flexible online mode comprising on-campus workshops, online virtual classrooms via ZOOM,learning modules via LMS and clinical practicum in maternal and child health settings.


SchoolSchool of Nursing & Midwifery

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorCatina Adams

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be admitted in HGCFCN

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Undertake comprehensive family assessments and document findings in accord with relevant legislation, maternal and child health professional practice standards and program guidelines.

Activities:
Online activity;

02. Develop and justify targeted interventions to improve long term outcomes for children and families in partnership

Activities:
Online activity; Clinical practicum

03. Communicate effectively and professionally to meet the needs of children, families and colleagues

Activities:
Online learning activity; written exercise; clinical practicum

04. Explore alternative models of care for complex families experiencing challenging issues

Activities:
Online learning activity; written exercise;

05. Address legislative requirements relevant to maternal and child health practice, including mandatory reporting, and the accurate assessment, documentation and response to identified risk of child abuse

Activities:
Online activity; Clinical practicum

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2020, Week 28-46, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCatina Adams

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 28 - 38
One 4.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 28 to week 38 and delivered via online.
"Average 4 hours per week of flexible online student directed learning modules via LMS (12 modules)."

Seminar Week: 28 - 44
One 24.0 hours seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 28 to week 44 and delivered via face-to-face.
"1 X 3-day workshop (21 hours) and 1 3-hour tutorial"

Problem Based Learning Week: 28 - 44
Twelve 1.0 hours problem based learning per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 28 to week 44 and delivered via online.
"Contribution to online forum (1 hour per week for each of 12 modules)"

Placement - Off Site Week: 28 - 44
One 18.0 hours placement - off site per week on weekdays during the day from week 28 to week 44 and delivered via face-to-face.
"140 hours placement - , preferably at least 2 days per week for 9 weeks in consultation with placement agencies. "

Scheduled Online Class Week: 28 - 44
Four 1.5 hours scheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 28 to week 44 and delivered via online.
"4 x 1.5 hours online virtual classroom, via ZOOM"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 2000-word equivalent written assessment15 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
One 5000-word equivalent presentation, using specified mediaComplex case presentation, using specified media50 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
One 2000-word equivalent clinical assessmentIncludes completion of clinical hours and reflection on clinical practicum.Students must pass the clinical practicum to pass the subject35 01, 02, 03, 04, 05