TRANSITION TO NEONATAL SPECIAL CARE

NSM4TNS

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, you will develop fundamental knowledge and skills required to care for patients in Neonatal Special Care context. This subject provides a theoretical and practical foundation that prepares you for ethically oriented professional practice and undertake further studies at more advanced levels in Neonatal Special Care. This subject enables you to develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills, specialised clinical proficiency, and effective communication skills. You will be able to make 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 points15

Subject Co-ordinatorMaria Adamopoulos

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 Students must be admitted in the following course: HMN

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

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

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

Merenstein and Gardener: Handbook of Neonatal

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorGardner, Cater, Enzman- Hines And Hernandez

YearN/A

Edition/Volume8th edition

PublisherElsevier

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Source locationN/A

Neonatal Nursing in Australia and New Zealand

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorKain and Mannix

Year2018

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherElsevier

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Core curriculum for neonatal intensive care nursing

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorVerklan and Walden

Year2014

Edition/Volume5th edition

PublisherElsevier Saunders

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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. Link theoretical concepts to clinical practice regarding pathophysiology of common conditions relevant to speciality area
02. Accurately interpret diagnostic assessment data relevant to specialty area to inform nursing practice
03. Apply specialty knowledge, skills and/or equipment/technology to well defined situations in specialty area
04. Develop a plan of care and employ appropriate nursing interventions based on identified clinical priorities relevant to specialty area
05. Evaluate and monitor patient's response to treatment and revises plan of care accordingly

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMaria Adamopoulos

Class requirements

Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 10 - 22
Three 6.00 h 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.

Placement - Off SiteWeek: 10 - 22
One 96.00 h 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 spent in the clinical setting.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 10 - 22
Twelve 3.00 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.
3-hours per week of flexible online student directed learning modules

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% 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)

N/AN/AN/ANo60 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

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 area

N/AN/AN/AYes40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4, SILO5

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.

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

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMaria Adamopoulos

Class requirements

Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 30 - 42
Three 6.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.
3 x 6-hours face- to face workshops (or online virtual classroom equivalent) per semester.

Placement - Off SiteWeek: 30 - 42
One 96.00 h placement - off site per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.
1 day per week throughout semester time spent in the clinical setting.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 30 - 42
Twelve 3.00 h unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via online.
3-hours per week of flexible online student directed learning modules

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% 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)

N/AN/AN/ANo60 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

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 area

N/AN/AN/AYes40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4, SILO5

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.

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