COMPLEX CARE IN MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH NURSING

NSM5COM

2021

Credit points: 30

Subject outline

In this subject, you will develop knowledge and skills to deliver complex child, family and community nursing care and work in partnership with families facing ongoing or intermittent vulnerability. The subject is delivered via a flexible online mode which may include on-campus workshops, online classrooms, online learning modules and clinical practicum in maternal and child health settings.

SchoolNursing and Midwifery

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorCatina Adams

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be admitted in HGCFCN

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedYes

Work-based learningYes

Self sourced or Uni sourcedSelf Sourced

Entire subject or partial subjectPartial subject

Total hours/days required140 hours

Location of WBL activity (region)Domestic - regional
Domestic - metro

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Undertake comprehensive family assessments and document findings in accord with relevant legislation, maternal and child health professional practice standards and program guidelines.
02. Develop and justify targeted interventions to improve long term outcomes for children and families in partnership
03. Communicate effectively and professionally to meet the needs of children, families and colleagues
04. Explore alternative models of care for complex families experiencing challenging issues
05. Address legislative requirements relevant to maternal and child health practice, including mandatory reporting, and the accurate assessment, documentation and response to identified risk of child abuse

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Week 28-46, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCatina Adams

Class requirements

Problem Based LearningWeek: 28 - 44
Twelve 1.00 hour problem based learning per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 28 to week 44 and delivered via online.
Contribution to online forum (1 hour per week for each of 12 modules)

Placement - Off SiteWeek: 28 - 44
One 130.00 hours placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 28 to week 44 and delivered via face-to-face.
140 hours placement - , preferably at least 2 days per week for 9 weeks in consultation with placement agencies.

SeminarWeek: 28 - 44
One 24.00 hours seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 28 to week 44 and delivered via face-to-face.
1 X 3-day workshop (21 hours) and 1 3-hour tutorial

Scheduled Online ClassWeek: 28 - 44
Four 1.50 hour scheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 28 to week 44 and delivered via online.
4 x 1.5 hours online virtual classroom

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 28 - 38
One 4.00 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 28 to week 38 and delivered via online.
Average 4 hours per week of flexible online student directed learning modules (12 modules).

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 2000-word equivalent written assessment. A critical appraisal of the evidence for MCH practice.

N/AOtherIndividualNo15 SILO1, SILO2

One 5000-word equivalent presentation. 2000-word equivalent Complex case presentation, and 3000-word written essay

N/AOtherIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO5

One 2000-word equivalent clinical assessment. Includes completion of clinical hours and reflection on clinical practicum. Students must pass the clinical practicum to pass the subject

N/AOtherIndividualNo35 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4