TRANSITION TO OPERATIVE CARE
Credit points: 15
In this subject, you will develop fundamental knowledge and skills required to care for patients in operative 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 operative 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
Subject Co-ordinatorEwan McDonald
Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo
Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG
Available as ElectiveNo
Prerequisites Must be admitted in HMN
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
Alexanders Care of the Patient in Surgery
PublisherElsevier Health Sciences
PublisherAustralian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care
Drain's Peri Anesthesia Nursing: A Critical Care Approach
ACORN standards for Perioperative Nursing
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
Intended Learning Outcomes
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Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Blended
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorEwan McDonald
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
|2500-word equivalent case presentation, using specified media Contains 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/A||N/A||No||60||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/A||N/A||Yes||40||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/A||N/A||Yes||null||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5|