NURSING MANAGEMENT AND ASSESSMENT

NSG1NMA

2020

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject develops your abilities to conduct comprehensive and systematic health assessments across the lifespan and to communicate your findings to others as you develop, plan and provide person-centred care. Through lectures, online activities, workshops, clinical skills laboratories and a clinical placement you will explore appropriate assessment techniques that examine specific physiological, psychological, cultural and social aspects of people. The clinical placement will allow you to undertake assessments with assigned patients and integrate theoretical knowledge and the principles of safety and care into your nursing practice. To achieve the learning outcomes of this subject you will be expected to complete a range of written, verbal and clinical assessments.


SchoolSchool of Nursing & Midwifery

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorRuby Walter

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

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, HZNPS Bachelor of Nursing/Bachelor of Psychological Science and must have passed NSG1ITN.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Refer to Class Requirements and Assessment for Clinical Placement detail.

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsClinical Psychomotor Skills. Assessment Skills forPrescribedTollefson, J. (2016)Cengage Learning Australia
ReadingsJarvis' Physical Examination and Health AssessmentPrescribedForbes H., Watt E. (2016)Elsevier
ReadingsJarvis' Pocket Companion for Physical ExaminationPrescribedForbes H., Watt E (2016)Elsevier

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Conduct comprehensive assessments of selected functional health patterns using a range of techniques

Activities:
Workshop to discuss comprehensive health history assessments and physical examination techniques. Clinical laboratory to observe then practice health history assessment and physical examination techniques. Online examples of selected health and physical examinations with relevant data highlighted. Clinical placement
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
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)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

02. Apply the clinical reasoning cycle to plan care across the lifespan in different care contexts using evidenced based practice.

Activities:
Workshop discussion that requires students to examine assessment data from case studies and identify the significance of the findings. Online learning examples of completed plans of care that role model the clinical reasoning cycle by highlighting relevant assessment findings and their application. Clinical Placement
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
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)

03. Identify and apply a range of communication strategies to facilitate effective clinical and professional interaction with people and health professionals

Activities:
Workshops to undertake peer to peer health interviews. Online learning examples and activities of health professionals communicating with each other. Workshops exploring methods for communication and documentation related to findings of a comprehensive health assessment and physical examination. Clinical placement
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
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)
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)

04. Identify and apply core concepts that underpin person-centred nursing practice.

Activities:
Workshop case scenario discussions that exemplify one or more core concepts. Workshop discussions that examine the impact of core concepts of the nurse's perception of personal and professional self. Online resources using a selection of patient stories that highlight the impact of core concepts on the patient's perception of self. Online web links to direct students to resources associated with core concepts. Clinical placement
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
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)

05. Explore the nurses role of education in person-centred care

Activities:
Workshops to explore and discuss the theories and application of a person-centered approach to health education. Online examples of mentorship and clinical education 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)
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)

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Albury-Wodonga, 2020, Week 31-51, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAnne-Marie Mahoney

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 31
One 1.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 31 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 31 - 51
Nine 1.0 hours lecture per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 51 and delivered via online.
"9 hours of online learning"

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
Five 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 31 - 51
Six 1.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 51 and delivered via online.

Laboratory Class Week: 31 - 43
Five 2.0 hours laboratory class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Placement - Off Site Week: 48 - 51
One 80.0 hours placement - off site per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 48 to week 51 and delivered via face-to-face.
"80 hours - undertaken in block mode over two weeks."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
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
Clinical skills assessment (2000 word equivalent)60 01
Five x online quiz (1000 word) equivalent)40 02, 03
Clinical Compliance DocumentationHurdle requirement. It is essential to pass the clinical placement in order to pass the subject. 01, 02, 03, 04, 05

Bendigo, 2020, Week 31-51, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLyn Faulks

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 31
One 1.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 31 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 31 - 51
Nine 1.0 hours lecture per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 51 and delivered via online.
"9 hours of online learning"

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
Five 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 31 - 51
Six 1.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 51 and delivered via online.

Laboratory Class Week: 31 - 43
Five 2.0 hours laboratory class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Placement - Off Site Week: 48 - 51
One 80.0 hours placement - off site per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 48 to week 51 and delivered via face-to-face.
"80 hours - undertaken in block mode over two weeks."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
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
Clinical skills assessment (2000 word equivalent)60 01
Five x online quiz (1000 word) equivalent)40 02, 03
Clinical Compliance DocumentationHurdle requirement. It is essential to pass the clinical placement in order to pass the subject. 01, 02, 03, 04, 05

Bundoora (LaTrobeCollege), 2020, Week 42-05, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRuby Walter

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 42 - 42
One 1.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 42 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 42
Nine 1.0 hours lecture per study period on any day including weekend during the day in week 42 and delivered via online.
"9 hours of online learning"

WorkShop Week: 42 - 49
Five 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 42 to week 49 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 42
Six 1.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day in week 42 and delivered via online.

Laboratory Class Week: 42 - 49
Five 2.0 hours laboratory class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 42 to week 49 and delivered via face-to-face.

Placement - Off Site Week: 50 - 51
One 80.0 hours placement - off site per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 50 to week 51 and delivered via face-to-face.
"80 hours - undertaken in block mode over two weeks."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
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
Clinical skills assessment (2000 word equivalent)60 01
Five x online quiz (1000 word) equivalent)40 02, 03
Clinical Compliance DocumentationHurdle requirement. It is essential to pass the clinical placement in order to pass the subject. 01, 02, 03, 04, 05

Melbourne, 2020, Week 31-51, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRuby Walter

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 31
One 1.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 31 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 31 - 51
Nine 1.0 hours lecture per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 51 and delivered via online.
"9 hours of online learning"

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
Five 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 31 - 51
Six 1.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 51 and delivered via online.

Laboratory Class Week: 31 - 43
Five 2.0 hours laboratory class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Placement - Off Site Week: 48 - 51
One 80.0 hours placement - off site per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 48 to week 51 and delivered via face-to-face.
"80 hours - undertaken in block mode over two weeks."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
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
Clinical skills assessment (2000 word equivalent)60 01
Five x online quiz (1000 word) equivalent)40 02, 03
Clinical Compliance DocumentationHurdle requirement. It is essential to pass the clinical placement in order to pass the subject. 01, 02, 03, 04, 05

Mildura, 2020, Week 31-51, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSandra Connor

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 31
One 1.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 31 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 31 - 51
Nine 1.0 hours lecture per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 51 and delivered via online.
"9 hours of online learning"

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
Five 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 31 - 51
Six 1.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 51 and delivered via online.

Laboratory Class Week: 31 - 43
Five 2.0 hours laboratory class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Placement - Off Site Week: 48 - 51
One 80.0 hours placement - off site per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 48 to week 51 and delivered via face-to-face.
"80 hours - undertaken in block mode over two weeks."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
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
Clinical skills assessment (2000 word equivalent)60 01
Five x online quiz (1000 word) equivalent)40 02, 03
Clinical Compliance DocumentationHurdle requirement. It is essential to pass the clinical placement in order to pass the subject. 01, 02, 03, 04, 05

Shepparton, 2020, Week 31-51, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJenny Bassett

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 31
One 1.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 31 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 31 - 51
Nine 1.0 hours lecture per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 51 and delivered via online.
"9 hours of online learning"

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
Five 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 31 - 51
Six 1.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 51 and delivered via online.

Laboratory Class Week: 31 - 43
Five 2.0 hours laboratory class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Placement - Off Site Week: 48 - 51
One 80.0 hours placement - off site per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 48 to week 51 and delivered via face-to-face.
"80 hours - undertaken in block mode over two weeks."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
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
Clinical skills assessment (2000 word equivalent)60 01
Five x online quiz (1000 word) equivalent)40 02, 03
Clinical Compliance DocumentationHurdle requirement. It is essential to pass the clinical placement in order to pass the subject. 01, 02, 03, 04, 05