NURSING: HEALTH PRIORITIES A

NSG2HPA

2020

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject you have the opportunity to extend your knowledge and skills in relation to: the aetiology and pathophysiology of inflammation, acute pain and the cardiovascular, respiratory and endocrine systems across the lifespan and; diagnostic testing (haematology, biochemistry, microbiology, medical imaging) and pharmacology related to inflammation, acute pain and three of the National Health Priority Areas (cardiovascular, respiratory and endocrine) across the lifespan. You will be introduced to the theoretical basis of pharmacology including: pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics and to the responsibilities, practical skills and scope of practice of the registered nurse in medication administration.

SchoolSchool of Nursing & Midwifery

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorYangama Jokwiro

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: HBNGEW, HBNGEB, HBNGE, HBNGEM, HBNGES, HBNENW, HBNENB, HBNEN, HBNENF, HBNENM, HBNENK, HBNENS, HBNMU and HBNSK no other rule applies OR Student must be admitted in one of the following courses: HBN, HBNM, HBNUP, HBNPRW, RBN, HZNMDB and HZNMD and must pass (NSG1ITN or NSG1INA) and (NSG1NMA or NSG1NAM).

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
Discipline SpecificAustralia and New Zealand Nursing and Midwifery Drug Handbook or Harvards Nursing Guide to DrugsPrescribedMcKenna & Mirkov, S. or Tiziani, A, 2019Lippincott Williams & Wilkins or Mosby Australia (Elsevier), 8th ed.
Discipline SpecificPrinciples of PathophysiologyPrescribedBullock, S and Hales, M, 2018Pearson, 2nd ed.
Discipline SpecificMcKenna's Pharmacology for Nursing and Health ProfessionalsPrescribedLisa McKenna, Anecita Gigi Lim, 2016Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2nd ed.

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Apply principles of pathophysiology and diagnostic testing to individuals experiencing cardiovascular, respiratory and endocrine diseases.

Activities:
Online lectures and Enquiry based learning workshops centred around case studies of clients with these conditions

02. Apply principles of pharmacology to individuals experiencing acute pain, cardiovascular, respiratory and endocrine diseases.

Activities:
Case studies investigated using EBL in workshops and via simulation in clinical laboratory setting.

03. Plan appropriate investigations and pharmacological intervention through the application of clinical reasoning and knowledge of the disease process.

Activities:
Case studies investigated using EBL in workshops and via simulation in clinical laboratory setting

04. Apply safe and therapeutic practice when administering medications.

Activities:
Clinical skills development in the laboratory setting.

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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-ordinatorSean Parker

Class requirements

Laboratory Class Week: 10 - 20
Five 2.0 hours laboratory class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 20 and delivered via face-to-face.
"As per clinical planner for cohorts"

Lecture Week: 10 - 20
One 2.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 20 and delivered via online.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
One 24.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

WorkShop Week: 10 - 20
Five 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 20 and delivered via face-to-face.
"As per clinical planner for cohorts"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Medication Calculation Assessment (equivalent to 800 words)Online exam Certificates to be submitted to e-portfolio as evidence of medication competence20 04
Five on-line quizzes related to each module covered during the semester (equivalent to 1200 words)Online exam 30 01, 02, 03, 04
One two hour pharmacology and pathophysiology examination (equivalent to 2000 words)Centrally conducted examination50 01, 02, 03, 04

Bendigo, 2020, Week 05-25, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMelissa Deacon-Crouch

Class requirements

Laboratory Class Week: 10 - 19
Five 2.0 hours laboratory class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 19 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 10 - 19
One 2.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 19 and delivered via online.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
One 24.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

WorkShop Week: 10 - 19
Five 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 19 and delivered via face-to-face.
"As per clinical planner for cohorts"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Medication Calculation Assessment (equivalent to 800 words)Online exam Certificates to be submitted to e-portfolio as evidence of medication competence20 04
Five on-line quizzes related to each module covered during the semester (equivalent to 1200 words)Online exam 30 01, 02, 03, 04
One two hour pharmacology and pathophysiology examination (equivalent to 2000 words)Centrally conducted examination50 01, 02, 03, 04

Berwick, 2020, Week 08-23, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJoanne Joyce-McCoach

Class requirements

Laboratory Class Week: 10 - 19
Five 2.0 hours laboratory class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 19 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 08 - 23
One 2.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 08 to week 23 and delivered via online.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 08 - 23
One 24.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 08 to week 23 and delivered via online.

WorkShop Week: 10 - 19
Five 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 19 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Medication Calculation Assessment (equivalent to 800 words)Online exam Certificates to be submitted to e-portfolio as evidence of medication competence20 04
Five on-line quizzes related to each module covered during the semester (equivalent to 1200 words)Online exam 30 01, 02, 03, 04
One two hour pharmacology and pathophysiology examination (equivalent to 2000 words)Centrally conducted examination50 01, 02, 03, 04

Frankston, 2020, Week 08-23, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJoanne Joyce-McCoach

Class requirements

Laboratory Class Week: 10 - 19
Five 2.0 hours laboratory class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 19 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 08 - 23
One 2.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 08 to week 23 and delivered via online.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 08 - 23
One 24.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 08 to week 23 and delivered via online.

WorkShop Week: 10 - 19
Five 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 19 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Medication Calculation Assessment (equivalent to 800 words)Online exam Certificates to be submitted to e-portfolio as evidence of medication competence20 04
Five on-line quizzes related to each module covered during the semester (equivalent to 1200 words)Online exam 30 01, 02, 03, 04
One two hour pharmacology and pathophysiology examination (equivalent to 2000 words)Centrally conducted examination50 01, 02, 03, 04

Mauritius(PolytechnicsMauritius), 2020, Week 01-15, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNichole Orwin

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 01 - 15
Ten 1.0 hours lecture per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 01 to week 15 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 01 - 15
Twenty four 1.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 01 to week 15 and delivered via online.

WorkShop Week: 01 - 15
Ten 1.0 hours workshop per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 01 to week 15 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Medication Calculation Assessment (equivalent to 800 words)Online exam Certificates to be submitted to e-portfolio as evidence of medication competence20 04
Five on-line quizzes related to each module covered during the semester (equivalent to 1200 words)Online exam 30 01, 02, 03, 04
One two hour pharmacology and pathophysiology examination (equivalent to 2000 words)Centrally conducted examination50 01, 02, 03, 04

Mauritius(PolytechnicsMauritius), 2020, Week 23-31, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNichole Orwin

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 23 - 31
Ten 1.0 hours lecture per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 23 to week 31 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 23 - 31
Twenty four 1.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 23 to week 31 and delivered via online.

WorkShop Week: 23 - 31
Ten 1.0 hours workshop per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 23 to week 31 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Medication Calculation Assessment (equivalent to 800 words)Online exam Certificates to be submitted to e-portfolio as evidence of medication competence20 04
Five on-line quizzes related to each module covered during the semester (equivalent to 1200 words)Online exam 30 01, 02, 03, 04
One two hour pharmacology and pathophysiology examination (equivalent to 2000 words)Centrally conducted examination50 01, 02, 03, 04

Mauritius(PolytechnicsMauritius), 2020, Week 35-47, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNichole Orwin

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 35 - 47
Ten 1.0 hours lecture per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 35 to week 47 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 35 - 47
Twenty four 1.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 35 to week 47 and delivered via online.

WorkShop Week: 35 - 47
Ten 1.0 hours workshop per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 35 to week 47 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Medication Calculation Assessment (equivalent to 800 words)Online exam Certificates to be submitted to e-portfolio as evidence of medication competence20 04
Five on-line quizzes related to each module covered during the semester (equivalent to 1200 words)Online exam 30 01, 02, 03, 04
One two hour pharmacology and pathophysiology examination (equivalent to 2000 words)Centrally conducted examination50 01, 02, 03, 04

Melbourne, 2020, Week 08-23, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorYangama Jokwiro

Class requirements

Laboratory Class Week: 10 - 19
Five 2.0 hours laboratory class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 19 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 08 - 23
One 2.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 08 to week 23 and delivered via online.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 08 - 23
One 24.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 08 to week 23 and delivered via online.

WorkShop Week: 10 - 19
Five 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 19 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Medication Calculation Assessment (equivalent to 800 words)Online exam Certificates to be submitted to e-portfolio as evidence of medication competence20 04
Five on-line quizzes related to each module covered during the semester (equivalent to 1200 words)Online exam 30 01, 02, 03, 04
One two hour pharmacology and pathophysiology examination (equivalent to 2000 words)Centrally conducted examination50 01, 02, 03, 04

Mildura, 2020, Week 05-25, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBev Blanch

Class requirements

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.

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 online.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 25
One 24.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 25 and delivered via online.

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.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Medication Calculation Assessment (equivalent to 800 words)Online exam Certificates to be submitted to e-portfolio as evidence of medication competence20 04
Five on-line quizzes related to each module covered during the semester (equivalent to 1200 words)Online exam 30 01, 02, 03, 04
One two hour pharmacology and pathophysiology examination (equivalent to 2000 words)Centrally conducted examination50 01, 02, 03, 04

Shepparton, 2020, Week 05-25, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorYangama Jokwiro

Class requirements

Laboratory Class Week: 10 - 19
Five 2.0 hours laboratory class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 19 and delivered via face-to-face.
"As per clinical planner for cohorts"

Lecture Week: 10 - 19
One 2.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 19 and delivered via online.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
One 24.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

WorkShop Week: 10 - 19
Five 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 19 and delivered via face-to-face.
"As per clinical planner for cohorts"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Medication Calculation Assessment (equivalent to 800 words)Online exam Certificates to be submitted to e-portfolio as evidence of medication competence20 04
Five on-line quizzes related to each module covered during the semester (equivalent to 1200 words)Online exam 30 01, 02, 03, 04
One two hour pharmacology and pathophysiology examination (equivalent to 2000 words)Centrally conducted examination50 01, 02, 03, 04