NURSING PATIENTS IN A TIME CRITICAL CONTEXT

NSG3TCN

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 and clinical placement, you will focus on assessment and interventions aimed at arresting sudden 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 with time critical needs. 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 subjectYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesNSG2HPB OR NSG2ANB

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

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

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 safe person-centred nursing care for individuals experiencing a deterioration in health.
03. Apply competent technical skill in the delivery of person-centred care for individuals experiencing a deterioration in health.
04. Manage interactions between patients, families and health care teams professionally during clinical deteriorations.
05. Contribute to risk management strategies of healthcare agencies by implementing appropriate incident and risk procedures.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Berwick (Chisholm Institute), 2021, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJoanne Joyce-McCoach

Class requirements

Laboratory ClassWeek: 11 - 20
Ten 2.00 h laboratory class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 20 and delivered via face-to-face.
Each cohort as per clinical planner

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
Seventeen 1.00 h lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
17 hours of online lectures throughout the semester

LectureWeek: 11 - 22
One 1.00 h lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
Face to face class in the first week (each cohort as per clinical planner)

Placement - Off SiteWeek: 14 - 22
One 80.00 h placement - off site per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 14 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
Each cohort as per clinical planner

PracticalWeek: 11 - 20
Two 2.00 h practical per study period on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 20 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 10 - 22
Twenty 1.00 h unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
On line learning activities completed across the semester.

WorkShopWeek: 11 - 20
Seven 2.00 h workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 20 and delivered via face-to-face.
Each cohort as per clinical planner

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Written Examination (2.5hours) (2500 word equivalent)N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4, SILO5
Online assessment (1000 word equivalent)N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4, SILO5
Written assessment (2500 word equivalent)N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4, SILO5
Clinical Placement Assessment (1500 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, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJen Austerberry

Class requirements

Laboratory ClassWeek: 11 - 20
Ten 2.00 h laboratory class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 20 and delivered via face-to-face.
Each cohort as per clinical planner

LectureWeek: 11 - 20
One 1.00 h lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 20 and delivered via face-to-face.
Face to face class in the first week (each cohort as per clinical planner)

LectureWeek: 11 - 22
Seventeen 1.00 h lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 22 and delivered via online.
17 hours of online lectures throughout the semester

Placement - Off SiteWeek: 14 - 22
One 80.00 h placement - off site per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 14 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
Each cohort as per clinical planner

PracticalWeek: 11 - 22
Two 2.00 h practical per study period on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 10 - 22
Twenty 1.00 h unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
On line learning activities completed across the semester.

WorkShopWeek: 11 - 20
Seven 2.00 h workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 20 and delivered via face-to-face.
Each cohort as per clinical planner

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Written Examination (2.5hours) (2500 word equivalent)N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4, SILO5
Online assessment (1000 word equivalent)N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4, SILO5
Written assessment (2500 word equivalent)N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4, SILO5
Clinical Placement Assessment (1500 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

Frankston (Chisholm Institute), 2021, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJoanne Joyce-McCoach

Class requirements

Laboratory ClassWeek: 11 - 22
Ten 2.00 h laboratory class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
Each cohort as per clinical planner

LectureWeek: 11 - 22
One 1.00 h lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
Face to face class in the first week (each cohort as per clinical planner)

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
Seventeen 1.00 h lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
17 hours of online lectures throughout the semester

Placement - Off SiteWeek: 14 - 22
One 80.00 h placement - off site per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 14 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
Each cohort as per clinical planner

PracticalWeek: 11 - 22
Two 2.00 h practical per study period on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 10 - 22
Twenty 1.00 h unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
On line learning activities completed across the semester.

WorkShopWeek: 11 - 22
Seven 2.00 h workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
Each cohort as per clinical planner

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Written Examination (2.5hours) (2500 word equivalent)N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4, SILO5
Online assessment (1000 word equivalent)N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4, SILO5
Written assessment (2500 word equivalent)N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4, SILO5
Clinical Placement Assessment (1500 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

Albury-Wodonga, 2021, Week 08-26, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRonald Picard

Class requirements

Laboratory ClassWeek: 8 - 13
Ten 2.00 h laboratory class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 8 to week 13 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.
Face to face class in the first week followed by 17 hours of online lectures throughout the semester

LectureWeek: 8 - 9
One 1.00 h lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 8 to week 9 and delivered via face-to-face.

Placement - Off SiteWeek: 8 - 26
One 80.00 h placement - off site per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 8 to week 26 and delivered via face-to-face.

PracticalWeek: 8 - 13
Two 2.00 h practical per study period on weekdays during the day from week 8 to week 13 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 8 - 26
Twenty 1.00 h unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 8 to week 26 and delivered via online.
On line learning activities completed across the semester.

WorkShopWeek: 8 - 13
Seven 2.00 h workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 8 to week 13 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Written Examination (2.5hours) (2500 word equivalent)N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4, SILO5
Online assessment (1000 word equivalent)N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4, SILO5
Written assessment (2500 word equivalent)N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4, SILO5
Clinical Placement Assessment (1500 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

Bendigo, 2021, Week 09-26, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKatie Street

Class requirements

Laboratory ClassWeek: 9 - 13
Ten 2.00 h laboratory class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 9 to week 13 and delivered via face-to-face.

LectureWeek: 9 - 9
One 1.00 h lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 9 to week 9 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.
17 hours of online lectures throughout the semester

Placement - Off SiteWeek: 9 - 26
One 80.00 h placement - off site per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 9 to week 26 and delivered via face-to-face.

PracticalWeek: 9 - 13
Two 2.00 h practical per study period on weekdays during the day from week 9 to week 13 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 9 - 26
Twenty 1.00 h unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 9 to week 26 and delivered via online.
On line learning activities completed across the semester.

WorkShopWeek: 9 - 13
Seven 2.00 h workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 9 to week 13 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Written Examination (2.5hours) (2500 word equivalent)N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4, SILO5
Online assessment (1000 word equivalent)N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4, SILO5
Written assessment (2500 word equivalent)N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4, SILO5
Clinical Placement Assessment (1500 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

Mildura, 2021, Week 09-26, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBev Blanch

Class requirements

Laboratory ClassWeek: 9 - 13
Ten 2.00 h laboratory class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 9 to week 13 and delivered via face-to-face.

LectureWeek: 9 - 9
One 1.00 h lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 9 to week 9 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.
17 hours of online lectures throughout the semester

Placement - Off SiteWeek: 9 - 26
One 80.00 h placement - off site per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 9 to week 26 and delivered via face-to-face.

PracticalWeek: 9 - 13
Two 2.00 h practical per study period on weekdays during the day from week 9 to week 13 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 9 - 26
Twenty 1.00 h unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 9 to week 26 and delivered via online.
On line learning activities completed across the semester.

WorkShopWeek: 9 - 13
Seven 2.00 h workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 9 to week 13 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Written Examination (2.5hours) (2500 word equivalent)N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4, SILO5
Online assessment (1000 word equivalent)N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4, SILO5
Written assessment (2500 word equivalent)N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4, SILO5
Clinical Placement Assessment (1500 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

Shepparton, 2021, Week 09-26, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPeter Sleeth

Class requirements

Laboratory ClassWeek: 9 - 13
Ten 2.00 h laboratory class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 9 to week 13 and delivered via face-to-face.

LectureWeek: 9 - 9
One 1.00 h lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 9 to week 9 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 blended.
17 hours of online lectures throughout the semester

Placement - Off SiteWeek: 9 - 26
One 80.00 h placement - off site per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 9 to week 26 and delivered via face-to-face.

PracticalWeek: 9 - 13
Two 2.00 h practical per study period on weekdays during the day from week 9 to week 13 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 9 - 26
Twenty 1.00 h unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 9 to week 26 and delivered via online.
On line learning activities completed across the semester.

WorkShopWeek: 9 - 13
Seven 2.00 h workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 9 to week 13 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Written Examination (2.5hours) (2500 word equivalent)N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4, SILO5
Online assessment (1000 word equivalent)N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4, SILO5
Written assessment (2500 word equivalent)N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4, SILO5
Clinical Placement Assessment (1500 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