TRANSITION TO NURSING

NSG2BNT

2020

Credit points: 15

Subject outline


This subject is a transition pathway to the Bachelor of Nursing course (second year) which will enable you to complete an accelerated degree. This subject is delivered in a number of modules. Through lectures, online activities, workshops and clinical laboratories, you will develop foundational nursing knowledge and the academic and practical skills required for person-centred care, an understanding of the clinical reasoning process, enquiry-based learning, working in teams and evidence-based practice, and be able to apply human anatomy and physiology to professional nursing practice.


SchoolSchool of Nursing & Midwifery

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorJacqueline Johnston

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Students must be admitted in one of the following courses: HBNGE, HBNGEB, HBNGEM, HBNGES, HBNGEW - Bachelor of Nursing (Graduate Entry) . HBN on approval from the course coordinator or course advisor

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects NSG2TRN

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Use a health assessment framework and techniques to assess individuals essential care needs.

Activities:
Online examples including case studies and videos of a nursing health assessment framework and techniques. Workshops to discuss and practice a health history interview. Clinical skills laboratories to practice normal health assessment, conducting a health history and documentation of findings.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing)
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 (Ethical behaviour)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

02. Apply the clinical reasoning cycle to plan nursing care across the lifespan and in different contexts

Activities:
Online activities providing examples of the clinical reasoning process and its use of planning nursing care. Workshop activities examining the clinical reasoning process using case study scenarios. Workshop activities examining available evidence for a selection of relevant nursing interventions. Clinical skills laboratories to develop nursing care plans.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing)
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 (Ethical behaviour)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

03. Demonstrate competence in basic nursing care skills.

Activities:
Online activities providing examples of principles of safety in manual handling and the principles of infection control. Workshop activities to discuss safety and the principles of infection control. Student generated video examples of nursing assessments. Clinical skills laboratories to master basic nursing care skills.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing)
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 (Ethical behaviour)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

04. Demonstrate academic study and writing skills for transition to university studies including identifying authoritive sources to inform evidence-based scholarly practice in nursing.

Activities:
Online examples of contemporary nursing research highlighting different research designs.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing)
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 (Ethical behaviour)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

05. Demonstrate understanding of human anatomy and physiology applied to nursing

Activities:
Online Inquiry activities focusing on body structures, systems and functions. Lectures on body structure and function of body systems. Workshop activities including team work focused on body structure, systems and the function.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

06. Outline principles of law and ethics for professional nursing practice

Activities:
Online inquiry activities focusing on law and ethics for professional nursing practice. Lectures on key legislation, codes of practice and ethics for nurses. Workshop activities to discuss legal and ethical principles for nursing practice.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Ethical behaviour)

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Albury-Wodonga, 2020, Week 05-25, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRonald Picard

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 15 - 19
One 80.0 hours placement - off site per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 15 to week 19 and delivered via face-to-face.
"80 hours of clinical placement"

WorkShop Week: 07 - 08
Five 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 07 to week 08 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 07 - 08
One 2.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 07 to week 08 and delivered via face-to-face.

Laboratory Class Week: 07 - 08
Five 2.0 hours laboratory class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 07 to week 08 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Clinical skills"

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 07 - 25
Four 1.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 07 to week 25 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Clinical skills assessment (equiv to 1,000 words).35 01, 02, 03, 05
Writing task (equiv to 2000 words)65 04
Clinical Placement (equiv to 1500 word)Hurdle Assessment. It is essential to pass the clinical placement in order to pass the subject. 01, 02, 03, 04, 06
Clinical Compliance DocumentationHurdle Assessment

Bendigo, 2020, Week 05-25, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMaureen Dillon

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 15 - 19
One 80.0 hours placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 15 to week 19 and delivered via face-to-face.
"80 hours of clinical placement"

WorkShop Week: 07 - 08
Five 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 07 to week 08 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 07 - 08
One 2.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 07 to week 08 and delivered via face-to-face.

Laboratory Class Week: 07 - 08
Five 2.0 hours laboratory class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 07 to week 08 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Clinical skills"

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 07 - 25
Four 1.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 07 to week 25 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Clinical skills assessment (equiv to 1,000 words).35 01, 02, 03, 05
Writing task (equiv to 2000 words)65 04
Clinical Placement (equiv to 1500 word)Hurdle Assessment. It is essential to pass the clinical placement in order to pass the subject. 01, 02, 03, 04, 06
Clinical Compliance DocumentationHurdle Assessment

Melbourne, 2020, Week 09-26, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJacqueline Johnston

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 20 - 23
One 80.0 hours placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 20 to week 23 and delivered via face-to-face.
"80 hours of clinical placement"

WorkShop Week: 10 - 14
Five 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 14 and delivered via face-to-face.
"5 sessions in total"

Lecture Week: 10 - 14
One 2.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 14 and delivered via face-to-face.

Laboratory Class Week: 10 - 14
Five 2.0 hours laboratory class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 14 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Clinical skills"

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 09 - 26
Four 1.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 09 to week 26 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Clinical skills assessment (equiv to 1,000 words).35 01, 02, 03, 05
Writing task (equiv to 2000 words)65 04
Clinical Placement (equiv to 1500 word)Hurdle Assessment. It is essential to pass the clinical placement in order to pass the subject. 01, 02, 03, 04, 06
Clinical Compliance DocumentationHurdle Assessment

Mildura, 2020, Week 05-25, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSandra Connor

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 15 - 19
One 80.0 hours placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 15 to week 19 and delivered via face-to-face.
"80 hours of clinical placement"

WorkShop Week: 07 - 08
Five 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 07 to week 08 and delivered via face-to-face.
"5 sessions in total"

Lecture Week: 07 - 08
One 2.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 07 to week 08 and delivered via face-to-face.

Laboratory Class Week: 07 - 08
Five 2.0 hours laboratory class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 07 to week 08 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Clinical skills"

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 07 - 25
Four 1.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 07 to week 25 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Clinical skills assessment (equiv to 1,000 words).35 01, 02, 03, 05
Writing task (equiv to 2000 words)65 04
Clinical Placement (equiv to 1500 word)Hurdle Assessment. It is essential to pass the clinical placement in order to pass the subject. 01, 02, 03, 04, 06
Clinical Compliance DocumentationHurdle Assessment

Shepparton, 2020, Week 05-25, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJenny Bassett

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 15 - 19
One 80.0 hours placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 15 to week 19 and delivered via face-to-face.
"80 hours of clinical placement"

WorkShop Week: 07 - 08
Five 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 07 to week 08 and delivered via face-to-face.
"5 sessions in total"

Lecture Week: 07 - 08
One 2.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 07 to week 08 and delivered via face-to-face.

Laboratory Class Week: 07 - 08
Five 2.0 hours laboratory class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 07 to week 08 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Clinical skills"

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 07 - 25
Four 1.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 07 to week 25 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Clinical skills assessment (equiv to 1,000 words).35 01, 02, 03, 05
Writing task (equiv to 2000 words)65 04
Clinical Placement (equiv to 1500 word)Hurdle Assessment. It is essential to pass the clinical placement in order to pass the subject. 01, 02, 03, 04, 06
Clinical Compliance DocumentationHurdle Assessment