CLINICAL PRACTICE DEVELOPMENT

NSM5CPR

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, you will be introduced to the concept of clinical governance and the use of evidence to improve the quality of health care offered. You will apply the principles of evidence based practice in a critique of current clinical practice and then formulate a detailed plan for the conduct of a clinical audit as a means of investigating the effectiveness, appropriateness and feasibility of a clinical practice. The subject is delivered via a flexible online mode comprising learning modules via LMS. A limited number of online virtual tutorials may be offered to support your learning.

SchoolNursing and Midwifery

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorEwan McDonald

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 If the student is admitted in HMN (V1, V2, V3 or V4) or HMND then must have passed NSM4FPB and passed one of NSM4FAC,NSM4FCF, NSM4FBC, NSM4FCP, NSM4FCA, NSM4FCC, NSM4FEC, NSM4FIC, NSM4NCF, NSM4FPA, NSM4FPO, NSM4FRC, NSM4FSC, NSM4UCF or NSM4FWA If the student is admitted in HMMH or HMMN then must pass MMH5CPM and MMH5CPH

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

Readings

Using evidence to guide nursing practice

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorCourtney, M. & McCutchen, H.

Year2010

Edition/Volume2ND EDN

PublisherCHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE ELSEVIER, MARRICKVILLE, NSW

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

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

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Critically appraise evidence that informs a clinical practice.
02. Use evidence to define a scope of speciality practice.
03. Formulate a detailed plan for the review of a clinical practice against a best practice standard.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

On-Line, 2021, Semester 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorEwan McDonald

Class requirements

Independent ResearchWeek: 10 - 22
One 9.00 h independent research per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
Directed self learning of online modules, clinical practicum seminar presentation and completion of written assignments.

Problem Based LearningWeek: 10 - 22
One 3.00 h problem based learning per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
Up to maximum 3-hours per week of flexible online student directed learning modules.

Scheduled Online ClassWeek: 11 - 21
One 1.00 h scheduled online class every two weeks on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 21 and delivered via online.
6x1hour online tutorials offered via 'Zoom' over the duration. Sessions are scheduled with session 1 commencing in week 2 of the semester

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 1,000-word written assessmentPlus, one 1,000-word equivalent clinical practicum seminar. Hurdle requirement: students must achieve a pass result for this practicum in order to pass this subject.

N/AN/AN/AYes40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

One 2,500-word written assessment

N/AN/AN/ANo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

On-Line, 2021, Semester 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorEwan McDonald

Class requirements

Independent ResearchWeek: 30 - 42
One 9.00 h independent research per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via online.
Directed self learning of online modules, clinical practicum seminar presentation and completion of written assignments.

Problem Based LearningWeek: 30 - 42
One 3.00 h problem based learning per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via online.
Up to maximum 3-hours per week of flexible online student directed learning modules.

Scheduled Online ClassWeek: 32 - 42
One 1.00 h scheduled online class every two weeks on weekdays during the day from week 32 to week 42 and delivered via online.
6x1hour online tutorials offered via 'Zoom' over the duration. Seminars are scheduled with session 1 commencing week 2 of the semester.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 1,000-word written assessmentPlus, one 1,000-word equivalent clinical practicum seminar. Hurdle requirement: students must achieve a pass result for this practicum in order to pass this subject.

N/AN/AN/AYes40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

One 2,500-word written assessment

N/AN/AN/ANo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3