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NS1881 - Nursing Practice 1

Credit points: 3
Year: 2023
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: College of Healthcare Sciences

This subject introduces students to the application of culturally safe person-centred care. Skills in assisting with activities of daily living to promote patient independence are developed. The techniques of physical health assessment are practiced in a simulated setting.

Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate techniques used to assess physical health;
  • Describe the precautions necessary to maintain a safe environment for the individual and the healthcare team;
  • Demonstrate the performance of fundamental nursing skills;
  • Apply the Registered Nurse Standards for Practice in the provision of evidence-based nursing care in a simulated environment;
  • Outline principles of culturally safe person- centred care and its application across the lifespan.

Subject Assessment

  • Written > Examination (centrally administered) - (50%) - Individual
  • Participation > Class participation - (%) - Individual
  • Written > Case notes - (40%) - Individual
  • Written > Medication calculation - (%) - Individual
  • Written > Peer review - (%) - Individual
  • Performance/Practice/Product > Portfolio - (10%) - Individual.

Special Assessment Requirements

Passing requirements: complete and submit all assessment items; participate in at least 80% of scheduled tutorials/specified online content; participate in all scheduled clinical skills classes; achieve at least 80% for the clinical calculation; achieve a pass grade for portfolio, peer review and exam; achieve a cumulative score of at least 50% after the application of any penalties such as late penalties. Exams may be scheduled outside regular university exam period.


Availabilities

Cairns, Study Period 1, Internal (Pathway)
Census Date 23-Mar-2023
Coordinator: Mrs Leisa Sanderson, Ms Jodi New
Lecturers: Mrs Leisa Sanderson, Ms Jodi New.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 20 hours tutorials
  • 10 hours online activity
  • 1 hours online Seminars - PEP briefing
  • 20 hours specialised - Clinical skills workshops
  • assessment and self-directed study
Restrictions: Enrolment in this offering is restricted.

Cairns, Study Period 1, Internal
Census Date 23-Mar-2023
Coordinator: Mrs Leisa Sanderson, Ms Jodi New
Lecturers: Mrs Leisa Sanderson, Ms Jodi New.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 20 hours tutorials
  • 10 hours online activity
  • 1 hours online Seminars - PEP briefing
  • 20 hours specialised - Clinical skills workshops
  • assessment and self-directed study

Cairns, Study Period 1, Mixed attendance
Census Date 23-Mar-2023
Face to face teaching 08-May-2023 to 10-May-2023
Coordinator: Mrs Leisa Sanderson, Ms Jodi New
Lecturers: Mrs Leisa Sanderson, Ms Jodi New.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 30 hours online activity - Specified online content (20hrs); Online activity (10hrs)
  • 1 hours online Seminars - PEP briefing
  • 20 hours specialised - Clinical skills workshops during residential block
  • assessment and self-directed study

Mackay, Study Period 1, Internal
Census Date 23-Mar-2023
Coordinator: Mrs Leisa Sanderson, Ms Jodi New
Lecturers: Mrs Leisa Sanderson, Ms Jodi New.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 20 hours tutorials
  • 10 hours online activity
  • 1 hours online Seminars - PEP briefing
  • 20 hours specialised - Clinical skills workshops
  • assessment and self-directed study

Mackay, Study Period 1, Mixed attendance
Census Date 23-Mar-2023
Face to face teaching 15-May-2023 to 17-May-2023
Coordinator: Mrs Leisa Sanderson, Ms Jodi New
Lecturers: Mrs Leisa Sanderson, Ms Jodi New.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 30 hours online activity - Specified online content (20hrs); Online activity (10hrs)
  • 1 hours online Seminars - PEP briefing
  • 20 hours specialised - Clinical skills workshops during residential block
  • assessment and self-directed study

Mount Isa, Study Period 1, Internal
Census Date 23-Mar-2023
Coordinator: Mrs Leisa Sanderson, Ms Jodi New
Lecturers: Mrs Leisa Sanderson, Ms Jodi New.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 20 hours tutorials
  • 10 hours online activity
  • 1 hours online Seminars - PEP briefing
  • 20 hours specialised - Clinical skills workshops
  • assessment and self-directed study

Townsville, Study Period 1, Internal
Census Date 23-Mar-2023
Coordinator: Mrs Leisa Sanderson, Ms Jodi New
Lecturers: Mrs Leisa Sanderson, Ms Jodi New.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 20 hours tutorials
  • 10 hours online activity
  • 1 hours online Seminars - PEP briefing
  • 20 hours specialised - Clinical skills workshops
  • assessment and self-directed study

Townsville, Study Period 1, Mixed attendance
Census Date 23-Mar-2023
Face to face teaching 15-May-2023 to 17-May-2023
Coordinator: Mrs Leisa Sanderson, Ms Jodi New
Lecturers: Mrs Leisa Sanderson, Ms Jodi New.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 30 hours online activity - Specified online content (20hrs); Online activity (10hrs)
  • 1 hours online Seminars - PEP briefing
  • 20 hours specialised - Clinical skills workshops during residential block
  • assessment and self-directed study

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.