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NS1882 - Nursing Practice 2

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

Limited availabilities are restricted to students admitted to 78110E - Bachelor of Nursing Science [External].

This subject extends the principles of patient assessment to include the utilisation of data in planning care for the patient using a person centered approach. Infection control principles are introduced in the context of asepsis and wound management. Quality use of medicines is emphasised with a focus on medication calculation and safety.

Learning Outcomes

  • apply principles of person centered care in the provision of basic nursing care across the lifespan;
  • accurately perform a systems based health assessment;
  • utilise assessment data to identify, plan and review nursing interventions;
  • demonstrate practical application of principles of asepsis, wound management and safe medication administration;
  • apply the Registered Nurse standards for practice in the provision of evidenced based nursing care at a beginning level.
Prerequisites: (NS1881 or NS1211) AND BM1011 (ALLOW CONCURRENT BM1011)

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 29-Aug-2019
Coordinator: Ms Sandra Dash, Mrs Susanne Brookes
Lecturers: Ms Sandra Dash, Mrs Susanne Brookes, Mrs Penelope Coogan, Ms Tracey Gooding.
Workload expectations:
  • 10 hours lectures - 1 hour per week
  • 20 hours tutorials - Face-to-face/online tutorials
  • 20 hours workshops/Seminars - Clinical laboratory/ simulation sessions
  • 80 hours clinical placement
Assessment: numeracy skills test (20%); peer assessment of clinical skills (%); online unfolding scenario (20%); integrated case study assignment (60%); professional portfolio (%).
Special Assessment Requirements: Submit all items of assessment; 100% attendance at Clinical Lab sessions; Demonstrate a satisfactory level of competency in the numeracy skills test; Achieve a satisfactory grade while on Professional Experience Placement; Achieve a cumulative score of 50%.

Townsville, Limited, Study Period 2
Census Date 29-Aug-2019
Face to face teaching 14-Oct-2019 to 18-Oct-2019
Coordinator: Ms Sandra Dash, Mrs Susanne Brookes
Lecturers: Ms Sandra Dash, Mrs Susanne Brookes, Mrs Penelope Coogan, Ms Tracey Gooding.
Workload expectations:
  • 10 hours lectures - 1 hour per week
  • 20 hours tutorials - Face-to-face/online tutorials
  • 20 hours workshops/Seminars - Clinical laboratory/ simulation sessions
  • 80 hours clinical placement
Assessment: numeracy skills test (20%); peer assessment of clinical skills (%); online unfolding scenario (20%); integrated case study assignment (60%); professional portfolio (%).
Special Assessment Requirements: Submit all items of assessment; 100% attendance at Clinical Lab sessions; Demonstrate a satisfactory level of competency in the numeracy skills test; Achieve a satisfactory grade while on Professional Experience Placement; Achieve a cumulative score of 50%.

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 29-Aug-2019
Coordinator: Ms Sandra Dash, Mrs Susanne Brookes
Lecturers: Ms Sandra Dash, Mrs Susanne Brookes, Mrs Penelope Coogan.
Workload expectations:
  • 10 hours lectures - 1 hour per week
  • 20 hours tutorials - Face-to-face/online tutorials
  • 20 hours workshops/Seminars - Clinical laboratory/ simulation sessions
  • 80 hours clinical placement
Assessment: numeracy skills test (20%); peer assessment of clinical skills (%); online unfolding scenario (20%); integrated case study assignment (60%); professional portfolio (%).
Special Assessment Requirements: Submit all items of assessment; 100% attendance at Clinical Lab sessions; Demonstrate a satisfactory level of competency in the numeracy skills test; Achieve a satisfactory grade while on Professional Experience Placement; Achieve a cumulative score of 50%.

Cairns, Limited, Study Period 2
Census Date 29-Aug-2019
Face to face teaching 21-Oct-2019 to 25-Oct-2019
Coordinator: Ms Sandra Dash, Mrs Susanne Brookes
Lecturers: Ms Sandra Dash, Mrs Susanne Brookes, Mrs Penelope Coogan, Ms Tracey Gooding.
Workload expectations:
  • 10 hours lectures - 1 hour per week
  • 20 hours tutorials - Face-to-face/online tutorials
  • 20 hours workshops/Seminars - Clinical laboratory/ simulation sessions
  • 80 hours clinical placement
Assessment: numeracy skills test (20%); peer assessment of clinical skills (%); online unfolding scenario (20%); integrated case study assignment (60%); professional portfolio (%).
Special Assessment Requirements: Submit all items of assessment; 100% attendance at Clinical Lab sessions; Demonstrate a satisfactory level of competency in the numeracy skills test; Achieve a satisfactory grade while on Professional Experience Placement; Achieve a cumulative score of 50%.

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 3
Census Date 07-Feb-2019
Workload expectations:
  • 10 hours lectures - 1 hour per week
  • 20 hours tutorials - Face-to-face/online tutorials
  • 20 hours workshops/Seminars - Clinical laboratory/ simulation sessions
  • 80 hours clinical placement
Assessment: numeracy skills test (20%); peer assessment of clinical skills (%); online unfolding scenario (20%); integrated case study assignment (60%); professional portfolio (%).
Special Assessment Requirements: Submit all items of assessment; 100% attendance at Clinical Lab sessions; Demonstrate a satisfactory level of competency in the numeracy skills test; Achieve a satisfactory grade while on Professional Experience Placement; Achieve a cumulative score of 50%.

Mackay, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 29-Aug-2019
Coordinator: Ms Sandra Dash, Mrs Susanne Brookes
Lecturers: Ms Sandra Dash, Mrs Susanne Brookes, Mrs Penelope Coogan, Ms Tracey Gooding.
Workload expectations:
  • 10 hours lectures - 1 hour per week
  • 20 hours tutorials - Face-to-face/online tutorials
  • 20 hours workshops/Seminars - Clinical laboratory/ simulation sessions
  • 80 hours clinical placement
Assessment: numeracy skills test (20%); peer assessment of clinical skills (%); online unfolding scenario (20%); integrated case study assignment (60%); professional portfolio (%).
Special Assessment Requirements: Submit all items of assessment; 100% attendance at Clinical Lab sessions; Demonstrate a satisfactory level of competency in the numeracy skills test; Achieve a satisfactory grade while on Professional Experience Placement; Achieve a cumulative score of 50%.

Mount Isa, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 29-Aug-2019
Coordinator: Ms Sandra Dash, Mrs Susanne Brookes
Lecturers: Ms Sandra Dash, Mrs Susanne Brookes, Mrs Penelope Coogan, Ms Tracey Gooding.
Workload expectations:
  • 10 hours lectures - 1 hour per week
  • 20 hours tutorials - Face-to-face/online tutorials
  • 20 hours workshops/Seminars - Clinical laboratory/ simulation sessions
  • 80 hours clinical placement
Assessment: numeracy skills test (20%); peer assessment of clinical skills (%); online unfolding scenario (20%); integrated case study assignment (60%); professional portfolio (%).
Special Assessment Requirements: Submit all items of assessment; 100% attendance at Clinical Lab sessions; Demonstrate a satisfactory level of competency in the numeracy skills test; Achieve a satisfactory grade while on Professional Experience Placement; Achieve a cumulative score of 50%.

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.