ADVANCED CLINICAL NURSING PRACTICE

NSM5ACN

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Advanced Clinical Nursing Practice will consolidate and further enhance comprehensive advanced health assessment skills and relevant, timely and judicious use of diagnostics to inform clinical decision making. Through online coursework you will examine and diagnose pathophysiology of human body systems across the lifespan with an emphasis on identified national health priorities such as diabetes, dementia, mental illness and obesity. Patient care practice will develop your expert diagnostic capability as an advanced practitioner

SchoolNursing and Midwifery

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorMaria Murphy

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be admitted in HMNNP

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsMust have secured a placement in the area of their specialty practice to undertake this subject.

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

linical Examination: A Systematic Guide to Physical Diagnosis

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorTalley, N & O'Connor, S

Year2018

Edition/Volume8TH EDN

PublisherCHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE ELSEVIER, SYDNEY

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Source locationN/A

arvis's physical examination and health assessment: ANZ adaptation

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorForbes, H & Watt, E

Year2016

Edition/Volume2ND EDN

PublisherELSEVIER AUSTRALIA, CHATSWOOD, NSW

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Career Ready

Career-focusedYes

Work-based learningYes

Self sourced or Uni sourcedSelf Sourced

Entire subject or partial subjectPartial subject

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)Flexible

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Undertake a comprehensive systematic clinical assessment integrating relevant underlying physiology and pathophysiology.
02. Justify rationale for diagnostic tests and physical assessments based on possible differential diagnoses.
03. Apply critical thinking skills to comprehensive health assessment and use of diagnostic investigations.
04. Provide rationale for primary and relevant differential diagnoses which is evidenced based and informed by comprehensive health assessment and diagnostic investigations.
05. Effectively communicate health assessment and diagnostic investigation findings
06. Facilitate appropriate referral to other health professionals

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

On-Line, 2021, Semester 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMaria Murphy

Class requirements

Directed ReadingWeek: 0 - 0
One 150.00 h directed reading per study period from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via online.
Fully online equivalent to 150 directed and self-directed learning hours. Delivered over 12 weeks.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Confirmation of placement at an approved organisation Hurdle requirementN/AN/AN/AYesnull SILO3
Comprehensive clinical case study and management plan (2500 words)N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6
Problem Based Learning case studies (10 online case studies equivalent to 3,500-words)N/AN/AN/ANo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6