THERAPEUTIC MEDICATION MANAGEMENT B

NSM5TMB

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students will develop knowledge and skills to identify the effects of medications on physiological, biochemical and pathophysiological body systems. Students will apply systematic clinical assessment and evidence based critical thinking skills to justify rationales for the initiation/instigation of therapeutic medications and treatment plans. Student learning will be assessed through a systems based case study, a comprehensive clinical case presentation and an online examination.

SchoolNursing and Midwifery

Credit points15

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

Prerequisites Must be admitted in HMNNP and have passed NSM5TMA OR must be admitted into HMMN or HMMW and no other rule applies

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/ employment within their specialty area of practice for a minimum of 240 hours during the academic semester.

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

Pharmacology for Health Professionals

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorBryant, B, Knights, K., Darroch, S. and Rowland, A.

Year2019

Edition/Volume5TH EDN

PublisherELSEVIER

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Laboratory tests and diagnostic procedures with nursing diagnoses

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorCorbett, J V, & Banks, A D

Year2013

Edition/Volume8TH EDN

PublisherPEARSON

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Australian Medicines Handbook

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorN/A

Year2019

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherRACGP, PSA,& ASCEPT

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Roach's Introductory Clinical Pharmacology

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorFord, S M, & Roach, S.

Year2017

Edition/Volume11TH EDN

PublisherLIPPINCOTT

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Rang & Dales's Pharmacology

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorRitter J, M., Flower R., Henderson G., Loke Y, K, MacEwan, D and Rang, H, P

Year2020

Edition/Volume9TH EDN

PublisherCHURCHILL LIVINGSTON

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

McKenna's Pharmacology for Nursing and Health Professionals

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorMcKenna, L. and Lim, A. G.

Year2014

Edition/Volume2ND EDN

PublisherLIPPINCOTT

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. Apply advanced practice nursing knowledge and skills to conduct a comprehensive and systematic clinical assessment to identify appropriate medicines that can be incorporated into patient treatment plans.
02. Describes principles of pharmacology, including the differences between pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics, the manner in which medications are absorbed, distributed, metabolised and excreted in the body.
03. Critically analyse available evidence to inform and support clinical decision making in the management and of delivery pharmacological interventions.
04. Demonstrate evidence of collaborative care and communicates treatment plan clearly to patients, families and other health professionals.

Subject options

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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-ordinatorCatherine Fox

Class requirements

Directed ReadingWeek: 0 - 0
One 140.00 h directed reading per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via online.
Fully online equivalent to 140 directed & self-directed learning hours. Delivered over 12 weeks.

Problem Based LearningWeek: 0 - 0
One 10.00 h problem based learning per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Confirmation of advanced practice at an approved organisation Hurdle requirementN/AN/AN/AYesnull SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
One 2.5-hour examination (online, equivalent to 2,500 words)N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
Problem based case study (equivalent to 1,500 words).N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
Comprehensive case study presentation (equivalent to 2000 words)N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4

On-Line, 2021, Semester 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCatherine Fox

Class requirements

Directed ReadingWeek: 0 - 0
One 140.00 h directed reading per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via online.
Fully online equivalent to 140 directed & self-directed learning hours. Delivered over 12 weeks.

Problem Based LearningWeek: 0 - 0
One 10.00 h problem based learning per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Confirmation of advanced practice at an approved organisation Hurdle requirementN/AN/AN/AYesnull SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
One 2.5-hour examination (online, equivalent to 2,500 words)N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
Problem based case study (equivalent to 1,500 words).N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
Comprehensive case study presentation (equivalent to 2000 words)N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4