NURSING ASSESSMENT AND MANAGEMENT

NSG1NAM

Not currently offered

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject develops your abilities to conduct comprehensive and systematic health assessments across the lifespan and communicate the findings to others; and develop, plan and provide person-centred care. Through lectures, online activities, workshops, clinical skills laboratories and a clinical placement you will be able to explore appropriate assessment techniques to examine specific physiological, psychological and social aspects of people. The clinical practicum will allow you to undertake assessments of assigned patients and integrate theoretical principles to comprehensive safe nursing practice. 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.

SchoolNursing and Midwifery

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorMichelle Newton

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Students must be admitted to one of the following courses: HBN, HBNM, HBNUP, HBNPRW, RBN - Bachelor of Nursing, HZNM, HNNMD, HZNMDB - Bachelor of Nursing/Bachelor of Midwifery Students admitted to other course codes require Subject Coordinator's approval to enrol

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

Clinical Psychomotor Skills. Assessment Skills for Nurses

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorTollefson, J.

Year2016

Edition/Volume5th Ed

PublisherCENGAGE LEARNING AUSTRALIA

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Jarvis' Pocket Companion for Physical Examination and Health Assessment Australian and New Zealand Edition

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorForbes H., Watt E

Year2016

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherElsevier

ISBNN/A

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Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Health Assessment and Physical Examination

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorEstes M., Calleja P., Theobald K., Harvey T.

YearN/A

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherCengage Learning

ISBNN/A

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Fundamentals of Nursing and Midwifery. A person-centred approach to care.

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorDempsey J, et al

Year2014

Edition/Volume2nd Ed

PublisherWOLTERS KLUWER/LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS.

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Jarvis' Physical Examination and Health Assessment Australian and New Zealand Edition

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorForbes H., Watt E.

Year2016

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherElsevier

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Nursing Student's Clinical Survival Guide

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorReid, K et al.

Year2014

Edition/Volume3rd Ed

PublisherPEARSON AUSTRALIA

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Critical Conversations for Patient Safety. An essential guide for health professionals.

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorLevett-Jones T.

Year2014

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherPEARSON AUSTRALIA

ISBNN/A

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URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedYes

Work-based learningYes

Self sourced or Uni sourced
Uni Sourced

Entire subject or partial subjectPartial subject

Total hours/days required80 hours

Location of WBL activity (region)Domestic - regional
Domestic - metro

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Select a range of assessment techniques aimed at examining each functional health pattern.
02. Using the clinical reasoning cycle conduct a comprehensive assessment of selected patient profiles.
03. Apply communication strategies to build therapeutic relationships and extract important health information from people.
04. Apply core concepts that underpin person-centred care to nursing management.
05. Using principles of education develop a personal professional portfolio and conduct health promotion sessions for patients.

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