CLINICAL INTERNSHIP FOR NURSE PRACTITIONER A

NSM5CIA

2020

Credit points: 30

Subject outline

Clinical Internship A is a subject that will refine your ability to critique and apply specialised knowledge and skills for advanced clinical practice. Through online coursework, clinical supervision and patient care you will develop practice accountability, expert judgement, and knowledge of contemporary advanced nursing issues. Your learning and development will be assessed through supervised clinical practice, development of an endorsement portfolio, case study presentation, reflection on problem-based scenarios, and a draft manuscript for publication.

SchoolSchool of Nursing & Midwifery

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorCatherine Fox

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Students must have passed NSM5TMA and NSM5TMB and NSM5ACE and NSM5ACN .

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Students must have access to clinical placement within their specialty area of practice for a minimum of 250 hours during the academic semester.

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsClinical Examination: A Systematic Guide to Physical Diagnosis - 8th EditionPrescribedTalley, N & O'Connor, S 2018Churchill Livingston
ReadingsJarvis's physical examination and health assessment: ANZ adaptation - 2nd EditionPrescribedForbes, H, & Watt, E 2016Elsevier

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Incorporate advanced practice nursing knowledge, assessment and diagnostic skills in the provision of person centred care to form treatment plans that support the persons clinical needs.

Activities:
Clinical learning plan, clinical placement practice, case presentation.

02. Collaborate with clients, families and other health care professionals to optimise health outcomes for patients.

Activities:
Clinical learning plan, clinical placement practice, case presentation.

03. Critically analyse current knowledge, and processes in health care provision in order to inform specialty patient care

Activities:
Online learning modules, clinical placement practice, case presentation, draft manuscript for publication.

04. Demonstrate diagnostic reasoning and application of evidence-based rationale in planning patient care.

Activities:
Clinical learning plan, clinical placement practice, case presentation.

05. Interpret and integrate legislative, regulatory and contemporary professional issues into nurse practitioner practice.

Activities:
Online learning modules, problem based reflective learning activities, draft nurse practitioner endorsement application portfolio.

06. Reflect on the role of the nurse practitioner in leadership and professional activities that influence care in the broader health setting.

Activities:
Online learning modules, problem based reflective learning actitivities, draft manuscript for publication

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2020, Semester 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCatherine Fox

Class requirements

Problem Based Learning
One 300.0 hours problem based learning per study period on any day including weekend and delivered via online.
"Fully-online equivalent to 300 hours directed & self-directed delivered over 12 weeks"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Submission of clinical learning plan within 2 weeks of commencement of clinical placement Compulsory, ungraded assessment requirement for progression in clinical practice area. 01, 02, 04
Draft nurse practitioner endorsement application portfolio (2000 word equivalent)20 05
3 x Problem based, reflective learning activities on discussion board (total 1500 word equivalent)15 05, 06
Draft manuscript for publication (student selected topic, 3000 word equivalent)30 03, 06
Case study presentation (20 mins, 2000 word equivalent) and written submission (1500 words)35 01, 02, 03, 04
Assessment of clinical placement practice (1500 word equivalent)In line with NMBA Nurse Practitioner Standards for Practice. 01, 02, 03, 04

Melbourne, 2020, Semester 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCatherine Fox

Class requirements

Problem Based Learning
One 300.0 hours problem based learning per study period on any day including weekend and delivered via online.
"Fully-online equivalent to 300 hours directed & self-directed delivered over 12 weeks"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Submission of clinical learning plan within 2 weeks of commencement of clinical placement Compulsory, ungraded assessment requirement for progression in clinical practice area. 01, 02, 04
Draft nurse practitioner endorsement application portfolio (2000 word equivalent)20 05
3 x Problem based, reflective learning activities on discussion board (total 1500 word equivalent)15 05, 06
Draft manuscript for publication (student selected topic, 3000 word equivalent)30 03, 06
Case study presentation (20 mins, 2000 word equivalent) and written submission (1500 words)35 01, 02, 03, 04
Assessment of clinical placement practice (1500 word equivalent)In line with NMBA Nurse Practitioner Standards for Practice. 01, 02, 03, 04