FOUNDATIONS FOR SPECIALTY PRACTICE B

NSM4FPB

2020

Credit points: 30

Subject outline

In this subject, students will focus on complex scenarios that require an ability to plan, implement and evaluate a multifaceted situation in the specialty context. This subject enables students to develop critical thinking and problem solving skills, specialised clinical proficiency and effective communication skills for ethically oriented professional practice and to undertake further studies at more advanced levels in their specialty. Students will be able to make high level independent judgements; plan, implement and evaluate practice in specialty contexts and function effectively as a member of a multidisciplinary team. The subject is delivered via a flexible online mode comprising learning modules via LMS and a limited number of on-campus workshops (and/or equivalent online virtual classrooms) and supported by appropriate clinical practicum.

SchoolNursing and Midwifery

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorEwan McDonald

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be admitted in HMN (V1, V2, V3 or V4) or HMND and must have passed one of the following subjects: NSM4FAC or NSM4FBC or NSM4FCP or NSM4FCA or NSM4FCF or NSM4FCC or NSM4FEC or NSM4FIC or NSM4NCF or NSM4FPA or NSM4FPO or NSM4FRC or NSM4FSC or NSM4UCF or NSM4FWA OR obtain Course Coordinator's approval

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. Make accurate assessments & develop reasonable and justifiable inferences in complex scenarios.
02. Apply specialty knowledge, skills &/or equipment/technology to complex scenarios to the depth and breadth required of a beginning specialist.
03. Make informed, independent judgements and develop plans in response to complex scenarios, based on your review and analysis of relevant & substantial information.
04. Critically analyse current knowledge, data and processes in your specialty in order to inform your practice in complex situations.
05. Communicate effectively & sensitively with colleagues, clients/patients & the public in a variety of professional & social contexts in accordance with the ethical standards of the profession.
06. Perform effective independent work & work as an influential team member in a variety of situations within your specialty setting in accordance with the ethical standards of the profession.
07. Critically evaluate and apply available evidence to inform best practice in your specialty.

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2020, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorEwan McDonald

Class requirements

Lecture/Workshop Week: 10 - 22
Four 7.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
"four 7-hour face-to-face workshops (or online virtual classroom equivalent) per semester. Students will do no more than 6 hours with breaks hence 7 hour room booking"

Problem Based Learning Week: 10 - 22
Twelve 2.00 h problem based learning per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
"2-hours per week of flexible online student directed learning modules"

Placement - Off Site Week: 10 - 22
One 2.00 d placement - off site per week on any day including weekend from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"16-hours per week of clinical learning time."

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
One 1,000-word academic skills written assignmentN/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO7
One 1,000-word equivalent clinical appraisal Hurdle requirement: students must achieve a pass mark for this appraisal in order to pass the subject.N/AN/AN/AYesnull SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6, SILO7
One 2,000-word written assessmentN/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5
One 5,000-word equivalent presentation, using specified mediaN/AN/AN/ANo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Other Site, 2020, Semester 1, Off Campus

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorEwan McDonald

Class requirements

Lecture/Workshop Week: 10 - 22
Four 7.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
"four 7-hour face-to-face workshops (or online virtual classroom equivalent) per semester. Students will do no more than 6 hours with breaks hence 7 hour room booking"

Problem Based Learning Week: 10 - 22
Twelve 2.00 h problem based learning per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
"2-hours per week of flexible online student directed learning modules"

Placement - Off Site Week: 10 - 22
One 2.00 d placement - off site per week on any day including weekend from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"16-hours per week of clinical learning time."

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
One 1,000-word academic skills written assignmentN/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO7
One 1,000-word equivalent clinical appraisal Hurdle requirement: students must achieve a pass mark for this appraisal in order to pass the subject.N/AN/AN/AYesnull SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6, SILO7
One 2,000-word written assessmentN/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5
One 5,000-word equivalent presentation, using specified mediaN/AN/AN/ANo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Bendigo, 2020, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorEwan McDonald

Class requirements

Lecture/Workshop Week: 32 - 34
Twelve 2.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 32 to week 34 and delivered via blended.
"four 7-hour face-to-face workshops (or online virtual classroom equivalent) per semester. Students will do no more than 6 hours with breaks hence 7 hour room booking"

Lecture/Workshop Week: 32 - 43
Four 7.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via blended.
"four 7-hour face-to-face workshops (or online virtual classroom equivalent) per semester. Students will do no more than 6 hours with breaks hence 7 hour room booking"

Placement - Off Site Week: 32 - 43
One 2.00 d placement - off site per week on any day including weekend from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"16-hours per week of clinical learning time."

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
One 1,000-word academic skills written assignmentN/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO7
One 1,000-word equivalent clinical appraisal Hurdle requirement: students must achieve a pass mark for this appraisal in order to pass the subject.N/AN/AN/AYesnull SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6, SILO7
One 2,000-word written assessmentN/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5
One 5,000-word equivalent presentation, using specified mediaN/AN/AN/ANo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Bendigo, 2020, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorEwan McDonald

Class requirements

Lecture/Workshop Week: 32 - 34
Twelve 2.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 32 to week 34 and delivered via blended.
"four 7-hour face-to-face workshops (or online virtual classroom equivalent) per semester. Students will do no more than 6 hours with breaks hence 7 hour room booking"

Lecture/Workshop Week: 32 - 43
Four 7.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via blended.
"four 7-hour face-to-face workshops (or online virtual classroom equivalent) per semester. Students will do no more than 6 hours with breaks hence 7 hour room booking"

Placement - Off Site Week: 32 - 43
One 2.00 d placement - off site per week on any day including weekend from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"16-hours per week of clinical learning time."

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
One 1,000-word academic skills written assignmentN/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO7
One 1,000-word equivalent clinical appraisal Hurdle requirement: students must achieve a pass mark for this appraisal in order to pass the subject.N/AN/AN/AYesnull SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6, SILO7
One 2,000-word written assessmentN/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5
One 5,000-word equivalent presentation, using specified mediaN/AN/AN/ANo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Bendigo, 2020, Semester 2, Off Campus

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorEwan McDonald

Class requirements

Lecture/Workshop Week: 32 - 34
Twelve 2.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 32 to week 34 and delivered via blended.
"four 7-hour face-to-face workshops (or online virtual classroom equivalent) per semester. Students will do no more than 6 hours with breaks hence 7 hour room booking"

Lecture/Workshop Week: 32 - 43
Four 7.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via blended.
"four 7-hour face-to-face workshops (or online virtual classroom equivalent) per semester. Students will do no more than 6 hours with breaks hence 7 hour room booking"

Placement - Off Site Week: 32 - 43
One 2.00 d placement - off site per week on any day including weekend from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"16-hours per week of clinical learning time."

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
One 1,000-word academic skills written assignmentN/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO7
One 1,000-word equivalent clinical appraisal Hurdle requirement: students must achieve a pass mark for this appraisal in order to pass the subject.N/AN/AN/AYesnull SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6, SILO7
One 2,000-word written assessmentN/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5
One 5,000-word equivalent presentation, using specified mediaN/AN/AN/ANo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2020, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorEwan McDonald

Class requirements

Lecture/Workshop Week: 32 - 34
Twelve 2.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 32 to week 34 and delivered via blended.
"four 7-hour face-to-face workshops (or online virtual classroom equivalent) per semester. Students will do no more than 6 hours with breaks hence 7 hour room booking"

Lecture/Workshop Week: 32 - 43
Four 7.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via blended.
"four 7-hour face-to-face workshops (or online virtual classroom equivalent) per semester. Students will do no more than 6 hours with breaks hence 7 hour room booking"

Placement - Off Site Week: 32 - 43
One 2.00 d placement - off site per week on any day including weekend from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"16-hours per week of clinical learning time."

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
One 1,000-word academic skills written assignmentN/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO7
One 1,000-word equivalent clinical appraisal Hurdle requirement: students must achieve a pass mark for this appraisal in order to pass the subject.N/AN/AN/AYesnull SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6, SILO7
One 2,000-word written assessmentN/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5
One 5,000-word equivalent presentation, using specified mediaN/AN/AN/ANo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2020, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorEwan McDonald

Class requirements

Lecture/Workshop Week: 32 - 34
Twelve 2.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 32 to week 34 and delivered via blended.
"four 7-hour face-to-face workshops (or online virtual classroom equivalent) per semester. Students will do no more than 6 hours with breaks hence 7 hour room booking"

Lecture/Workshop Week: 32 - 43
Four 7.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via blended.
"four 7-hour face-to-face workshops (or online virtual classroom equivalent) per semester. Students will do no more than 6 hours with breaks hence 7 hour room booking"

Placement - Off Site Week: 32 - 43
One 2.00 d placement - off site per week on any day including weekend from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"16-hours per week of clinical learning time."

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
One 1,000-word academic skills written assignmentN/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO7
One 1,000-word equivalent clinical appraisal Hurdle requirement: students must achieve a pass mark for this appraisal in order to pass the subject.N/AN/AN/AYesnull SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6, SILO7
One 2,000-word written assessmentN/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5
One 5,000-word equivalent presentation, using specified mediaN/AN/AN/ANo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Other Site, 2020, Semester 2, Off Campus

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorEwan McDonald

Class requirements

Lecture/Workshop Week: 32 - 34
Twelve 2.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 32 to week 34 and delivered via blended.
"four 7-hour face-to-face workshops (or online virtual classroom equivalent) per semester. Students will do no more than 6 hours with breaks hence 7 hour room booking"

Lecture/Workshop Week: 32 - 43
Four 7.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via blended.
"four 7-hour face-to-face workshops (or online virtual classroom equivalent) per semester. Students will do no more than 6 hours with breaks hence 7 hour room booking"

Placement - Off Site Week: 32 - 43
One 2.00 d placement - off site per week on any day including weekend from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"16-hours per week of clinical learning time."

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
One 1,000-word academic skills written assignmentN/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO7
One 1,000-word equivalent clinical appraisal Hurdle requirement: students must achieve a pass mark for this appraisal in order to pass the subject.N/AN/AN/AYesnull SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6, SILO7
One 2,000-word written assessmentN/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5
One 5,000-word equivalent presentation, using specified mediaN/AN/AN/ANo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5