CLINICAL INTERNSHIP FOR NURSE PRACTITIONER A

NSM5CIA

2021

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.

SchoolNursing and Midwifery

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorCatherine Fox

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

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

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

Jarvis's physical examination and health assessment: ANZ adaptation

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorForbes, H, & Watt, E

Year2016

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherElsevier

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Clinical Examination: A Systematic Guide to Physical Diagnosis

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorTalley, N & O'Connor, S

Year2018

Edition/Volume8th Edition

PublisherChurchill Livingston

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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. 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.
02. Collaborate with clients, families and other health care professionals to optimise health outcomes for patients.
03. Critically analyse current knowledge, and processes in health care provision in order to inform specialty patient care
04. Demonstrate diagnostic reasoning and application of evidence-based rationale in planning patient care.
05. Interpret and integrate legislative, regulatory and contemporary professional issues into nurse practitioner practice.
06. Reflect on the role of the nurse practitioner in leadership and professional activities that influence care in the broader health setting.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCatherine Fox

Class requirements

Problem Based LearningWeek: 0 - 0
One 300.00 h problem based learning per study period on any day including weekend from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via online.
Fully-online equivalent to 300 hours directed & self-directed delivered over 12 weeks

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Submission of clinical learning plan within 2 weeks of commencement of clinical placement Compulsory, ungraded assessment requirement for progression in clinical practice area.N/AN/AN/ANonull SILO1, SILO2, SILO4
Draft nurse practitioner endorsement application portfolio (2000 word equivalent)N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO5
3 x Problem based, reflective learning activities on discussion board (total 1500 word equivalent)N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO5, SILO6
Draft manuscript for publication (student selected topic, 3000 word equivalent)N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO3, SILO6
Case study presentation (20 mins, 2000 word equivalent) and written submission (1500 words)N/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
Assessment of clinical placement practice (1500 word equivalent) In line with NMBA Nurse Practitioner Standards for Practice.N/AN/AN/ANonull SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCatherine Fox

Class requirements

Problem Based LearningWeek: 0 - 0
One 300.00 h problem based learning per study period on any day including weekend from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via online.
Fully-online equivalent to 300 hours directed & self-directed delivered over 12 weeks

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Submission of clinical learning plan within 2 weeks of commencement of clinical placement Compulsory, ungraded assessment requirement for progression in clinical practice area.N/AN/AN/ANonull SILO1, SILO2, SILO4
Draft nurse practitioner endorsement application portfolio (2000 word equivalent)N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO5
3 x Problem based, reflective learning activities on discussion board (total 1500 word equivalent)N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO5, SILO6
Draft manuscript for publication (student selected topic, 3000 word equivalent)N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO3, SILO6
Case study presentation (20 mins, 2000 word equivalent) and written submission (1500 words)N/AN/AN/ANo35 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
Assessment of clinical placement practice (1500 word equivalent) In line with NMBA Nurse Practitioner Standards for Practice.N/AN/AN/ANonull SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4