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NS1881 - Nursing Practice 1

Credit points: 3
Year: 2019
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: College of Healthcare Sciences

This subject introduces students to the principles of Person Centred Care (PCC). Skills in assisting with activities of daily living to maintain patient independence are developed. The techniques of physical and mental health assessment are practiced in a simulated setting.

Learning Outcomes

  • outline the principles of person centered care and its application across the lifespan;
  • demonstrate techniques used to assess physical and mental health;
  • describe the precautions necessary to maintain a safe environment for the patient, the nurse and colleagues;
  • demonstrate proficiency in the performance of basic nursing skills;
  • apply the Registered Nurse standards for practice in the provision of evidenced based nursing care in a simulated environment.

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 28-Mar-2019
Coordinator: Mr Peter Hartin
Lecturers: Mr Peter Hartin, Mrs Susanne Brookes.
Workload expectations:

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

  • 10 hours lectures - 1 hour per week
  • 20 hours tutorials - Face-to-face/online tutorials
  • 20 hours workshops/Seminars - Clinical laboratory/ simulation sessions
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: end of semester exam (60%); professional portfolio (%); peer assessment of clinical skills (%); group presentation (recorded) (40%).
Special Assessment Requirements: Examinations may be scheduled outside regular university examination period - refer to Clinical Calendar. Submit all items of assessment; 100% attendance at Clinical Lab sessions or the residential Clinical Lab block (for limited attendance students); achieve a satisfactory grade for the Professional Portfolio; achieve a cumulative score of 50% or more for the subject; the group presentation will include individual student assessment.

Townsville, Limited, Study Period 1
Census Date 28-Mar-2019
Face to face teaching 22-May-2019 to 24-May-2019
Coordinator: Mr Peter Hartin
Lecturers: Mr Peter Hartin, Mrs Susanne Brookes.
Workload expectations:

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

  • 10 hours lectures - 1 hour per week
  • 20 hours tutorials - Face-to-face/online tutorials
  • 20 hours workshops/Seminars - Clinical laboratory/ simulation sessions
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: end of semester exam (60%); professional portfolio (%); peer assessment of clinical skills (%); group presentation (recorded) (40%).
Special Assessment Requirements: Examinations may be scheduled outside regular university examination period - refer to Clinical Calendar. Submit all items of assessment; 100% attendance at Clinical Lab sessions or the residential Clinical Lab block (for limited attendance students); achieve a satisfactory grade for the Professional Portfolio; achieve a cumulative score of 50% or more for the subject; the group presentation will include individual student assessment.

Cairns, Limited, Study Period 1
Census Date 28-Mar-2019
Face to face teaching 29-May-2019 to 31-May-2019
Coordinator: Mr Peter Hartin
Lecturers: Mr Peter Hartin, Mrs Susanne Brookes.
Workload expectations:

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

  • 10 hours lectures - 1 hour per week
  • 20 hours tutorials - Face-to-face/online tutorials
  • 20 hours workshops/Seminars - Clinical laboratory/ simulation sessions
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: end of semester exam (60%); professional portfolio (%); peer assessment of clinical skills (%); group presentation (recorded) (40%).
Special Assessment Requirements: Examinations may be scheduled outside regular university examination period - refer to Clinical Calendar. Submit all items of assessment; 100% attendance at Clinical Lab sessions or the residential Clinical Lab block (for limited attendance students); achieve a satisfactory grade for the Professional Portfolio; achieve a cumulative score of 50% or more for the subject; the group presentation will include individual student assessment.

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 28-Mar-2019
Coordinator: Mr Peter Hartin
Lecturers: Mr Peter Hartin, Mrs Susanne Brookes.
Workload expectations:

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

  • 10 hours lectures - 1 hour per week
  • 20 hours tutorials - Face-to-face/online tutorials
  • 20 hours workshops/Seminars - Clinical laboratory/ simulation sessions
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: end of semester exam (60%); professional portfolio (%); peer assessment of clinical skills (%); group presentation (recorded) (40%).
Special Assessment Requirements: Examinations may be scheduled outside regular university examination period - refer to Clinical Calendar. Submit all items of assessment; 100% attendance at Clinical Lab sessions or the residential Clinical Lab block (for limited attendance students); achieve a satisfactory grade for the Professional Portfolio; achieve a cumulative score of 50% or more for the subject; the group presentation will include individual student assessment.

Mackay, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 28-Mar-2019
Coordinator: Mr Peter Hartin
Lecturers: Mr Peter Hartin, Mrs Susanne Brookes.
Workload expectations:

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

  • 10 hours lectures - 1 hour per week
  • 20 hours tutorials - Face-to-face/online tutorials
  • 20 hours workshops/Seminars - Clinical laboratory/ simulation sessions
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: end of semester exam (60%); professional portfolio (%); peer assessment of clinical skills (%); group presentation (recorded) (40%).
Special Assessment Requirements: Examinations may be scheduled outside regular university examination period - refer to Clinical Calendar. Submit all items of assessment; 100% attendance at Clinical Lab sessions or the residential Clinical Lab block (for limited attendance students); achieve a satisfactory grade for the Professional Portfolio; achieve a cumulative score of 50% or more for the subject; the group presentation will include individual student assessment.

Mount Isa, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 28-Mar-2019
Coordinator: Mr Peter Hartin
Lecturers: Mr Peter Hartin, Mrs Susanne Brookes.
Workload expectations:

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

  • 10 hours lectures - 1 hour per week
  • 20 hours tutorials - Face-to-face/online tutorials
  • 20 hours workshops/Seminars - Clinical laboratory/ simulation sessions
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: end of semester exam (60%); professional portfolio (%); peer assessment of clinical skills (%); group presentation (recorded) (40%).
Special Assessment Requirements: Examinations may be scheduled outside regular university examination period - refer to Clinical Calendar. Submit all items of assessment; 100% attendance at Clinical Lab sessions or the residential Clinical Lab block (for limited attendance students); achieve a satisfactory grade for the Professional Portfolio; achieve a cumulative score of 50% or more for the subject; the group presentation will include individual student assessment.

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.