RECOGNISING AND RESPONDING TO THE DETERIORATING PATIENT

NSG3RDM

2021

Credit points: 30

Subject outline

In this subject you will have the opportunity to extend your knowledge and skills to complex and dynamic patient situations. Through lectures, online activities, workshops, clinical skills laboratories/simulations, and clinical placement, you will focus on assessment and interventions aimed at arresting deterioration of a patient's health. The clinical practicum will allow you to experience high acuity care settings and assume the responsibility of caring for individuals who may experience a deterioration in health. 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 points30

Subject Co-ordinatorJen Austerberry

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be admitted in one of the following courses: HZNM, HZNMD, or HZNMDB - Bachelor of Nursing/Bachelor of Midwifery and have passed NSG2ANB

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsNSG3RDP

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedYes

Work-based learningYes

Self sourced or Uni sourced
Uni Sourced

Entire subject or partial subjectPartial subject

Total hours/days required200 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. Explain common pathophysiology, as it relates to assessment data and pharmacology, that can result in deterioration of an individual's condition in order to develop appropriate interventions.
02. Apply the clinical reasoning cycle to provide person-centred care for individuals experiencing a deterioration in health in order to provide safe nursing care.
03. Demonstrate competence in technical skills when providing person-centred care for individuals experiencing a deterioration in health.
04. Manage the interactions with the patient, family, and the health care team during a clinical deterioration.
05. Develop an awareness of and contribute to the risk management strategies of a healthcare agency, in order to implement incident reporting procedures and apply risk management procedures.

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2021, Week 06-26, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKatie Street

Class requirements

Laboratory ClassWeek: 8 - 26
Fifteen 2.00 h laboratory class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 8 to week 26 and delivered via face-to-face.

LectureWeek: 8 - 26
Seventeen 1.00 h lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 8 to week 26 and delivered via online.
Online Lectures

Placement - Off SiteWeek: 8 - 26
One 200.00 h placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 8 to week 26 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 6 - 26
Twenty 1.00 h unscheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 6 to week 26 and delivered via face-to-face.
Online activities

WorkShopWeek: 8 - 26
Nine 2.00 h workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 8 to week 26 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Written Examination (3 hours) (3000 word equivalent)

N/AN/AN/ANo55 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4, SILO5

Written assessment(2000 word equivalent)

N/AN/AN/ANo45 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4, SILO5

Clinical Placement Assessment (3000 word equivalent)Hurdle requirement. It is essential to pass the clinical placement in order to pass the subject.

N/AN/AN/AYesnull SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Week 06-26, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJen Austerberry

Class requirements

Laboratory ClassWeek: 9 - 26
Fifteen 2.00 h laboratory class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 9 to week 26 and delivered via face-to-face.

LectureWeek: 9 - 26
Seventeen 1.00 h lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 9 to week 26 and delivered via online.
Online Lectures

Placement - Off SiteWeek: 9 - 26
One 200.00 h placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 9 to week 26 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 6 - 26
Twenty 1.00 h unscheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 6 to week 26 and delivered via online.
Online activities

WorkShopWeek: 9 - 26
Nine 2.00 h workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 9 to week 26 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Written Examination (3 hours) (3000 word equivalent)

N/AN/AN/ANo55 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4, SILO5

Written assessment(2000 word equivalent)

N/AN/AN/ANo45 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4, SILO5

Clinical Placement Assessment (3000 word equivalent)Hurdle requirement. It is essential to pass the clinical placement in order to pass the subject.

N/AN/AN/AYesnull SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5