TRANSITION TO INTENSIVE CARE NURSING PRACTICE

NSM4TIC

2020

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Inthis subject, you will develop fundamental knowledge and skills required tocare for patients in Intensive Care Nursing practice context. This subjectprovides a theoretical and practical foundation that prepares you for ethicallyoriented professional practice and undertake further studies at more advancedlevels in Intensive Care Nursing practice. This subject enables you to developcritical thinking and problem-solving skills, specialised clinical proficiency,and effective communication skills. You will be able to make independentjudgements; plan, implement and evaluate practice in specialty contexts andfunction effectively as a member of a multidisciplinary team. The subject isdelivered via a flexible online mode comprising learning modules via LMS and alimited number of on campus workshops (and/ or equivalent online virtualclassrooms) and supportedby appropriate clinical practicum.


SchoolSchool of Nursing & Midwifery

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorLaurel Weaver

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

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

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be admitted in HMN

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions As per course entry requirements the student must be employed 2 days/week throughout semester in their area of specialty area.

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsACCCN's Critical Care Nursing (3rd Edition)PrescribedAitken, L., Marshall, Andrea, & Chaboyer, Wendy (2016)Chatswood, NSW. Elsevier Australia.
ReadingsCritical Care Nursing: Diagnosis and Management (8th Edition).PrescribedUrden, L.D., Stacy, K.M., and Lough, M.E. (2017)Saint Louis: Elsevier. Missouri.
ReadingsPathophysiology: The Biologic Basis for Disease in Adults & Children (7th Ed).PrescribedMcCance, K., Huether, S., Brashers, L. & Rote, N. (2014)Elsevier
ReadingsJarvis's Physical Examination & Health Assessment (7th Edition)RecommendedJarvis, C. (2016)Saint Louis: Elsevier. Missouri.

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Link theoretical concepts to clinical practice regarding pathophysiology of common conditions relevant to speciality area

Activities:
Online activity; Clinical practicum in specialty setting, Lecture/Workshop

02. Accurately interpret diagnostic assessment data relevant to specialty area to inform nursing practice

Activities:
Online activity; Clinical practicum in specialty setting, Lecture/Workshop

03. Apply specialty knowledge, skills and/or equipment/technology to well defined situations in specialty area

Activities:
Online activity; Clinical practicum in specialty setting, Lecture/Workshop

04. Develop a plan of care and employ appropriate nursing interventions based on identified clinical priorities relevant to specialty area

Activities:
Online activity; Clinical practicum in specialty setting, Lecture/Workshop

05. Evaluate and monitor patient's response to treatment and revises plan of care accordingly

Activities:
Online activity; Clinical practicum in specialty setting, Lecture/Workshop

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2020, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLaurel Weaver

Class requirements

Lecture/Workshop Week: 10 - 22
Three 6.0 hours lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"3 x 6-hours face-to face workshops (or online virtual classroom equivalent) per semester."

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
Twelve 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
"3-hours per week of flexible online student directed learning modules"

Placement - Off Site Week: 10 - 22
One 96.0 hours placement - off site per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"1 day per week throughout semester time in the clinical setting"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
2500 word equivalent case presentation, using specified mediaContains two parts: Part A: Oral Case Presentation in Clinical environment 1000 word equivalent Part B: Written Case Presentation 1500 words (Part B will include a pre-submission component early in the semester to facilitate early formative feedback) 60 02, 03, 04, 05
1.5-hour examination (1500-word equivalent)Hurdle Requirement: Students must achieve a pass mark for this assessment in order to pass the subject as it will assess their knowledge regarding professional practice in their specialty area40 01, 02, 04, 05
Clinical appraisal (1000-word equivalent)Hurdle Requirement: students must achieve a pass mark for this appraisal in order to pass the subject as their professional practice will be assessed in the clinical environment. 01, 02, 03, 04, 05

Melbourne, 2020, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLaurel Weaver

Class requirements

Lecture/Workshop Week: 31 - 43
Three 6.0 hours lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"3 x 6-hours face-to face workshops (or online virtual classroom equivalent) per semester."

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 31 - 43
Twelve 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.
"3-hours per week of flexible online student directed learning modules"

Placement - Off Site Week: 31 - 43
One 96.0 hours placement - off site per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"1 day per week throughout semester time in the clinical setting"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
2500 word equivalent case presentation, using specified mediaContains two parts: Part A: Oral Case Presentation in Clinical environment 1000 word equivalent Part B: Written Case Presentation 1500 words (Part B will include a pre-submission component early in the semester to facilitate early formative feedback) 60 02, 03, 04, 05
1.5-hour examination (1500-word equivalent)Hurdle Requirement: Students must achieve a pass mark for this assessment in order to pass the subject as it will assess their knowledge regarding professional practice in their specialty area40 01, 02, 04, 05
Clinical appraisal (1000-word equivalent)Hurdle Requirement: students must achieve a pass mark for this appraisal in order to pass the subject as their professional practice will be assessed in the clinical environment. 01, 02, 03, 04, 05