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NS1882 - Nursing Practice 2

Credit points: 3
Year: 2021
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.

Subject Assessment

  • Written > Test/Quiz 1 - (%) - Individual
  • Participation > Class participation - (%) - Individual
  • Written > Case notes - (60%) - Individual
  • Written > Case study analysis - (40%) - Individual
  • Performance/Practice/Product > Portfolio - (%) - Individual
  • Role-play and peer assessment of clinical skills in simulated environment and written reflection; must pass hurdle assessment - (%) - Individual
  • Performance/Practice/Product > Professional placement performance - (%) - Individual.

Special Assessment Requirements

Passing requirements: complete and submit all assessment items; participate in at least 80% of scheduled on-campus tutorial classes/online collaboration sessions; participate in all scheduled clinical skills classes; achieve a satisfactory grade for the portfolio, clinical calculations test and clinical skills assessment tasks; achieve a cumulative score of at least 50% after the application of any penalties such as late penalties.

Prerequisites: (NS1881 or NS1211) AND BM1011 (ALLOW CONCURRENT BM1011)

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 26-Aug-2021
Workload expectations:
  • 20 hours tutorials
  • 10 hours online interactive lectures
  • 20 hours clinical Skills
  • 80 hours professional Experience

Townsville, Mixed attendance, Study Period 2
Census Date 26-Aug-2021
Face to face teaching (As per Nursing and Midwifery Year Planner)
Workload expectations:
  • 10 hours online interactive lectures
  • 20 hours online collaboration sessions
  • 20 hours clinical Skills
  • 80 hours professional Experience

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 26-Aug-2021
Workload expectations:
  • 20 hours tutorials
  • 10 hours online interactive lectures
  • 20 hours clinical Skills
  • 80 hours professional Experience

Cairns, Mixed attendance, Study Period 2
Census Date 26-Aug-2021
Face to face teaching (As per Nursing and Midwifery Year Planner)
Workload expectations:
  • 10 hours online interactive lectures
  • 20 hours online collaboration sessions
  • 20 hours clinical Skills
  • 80 hours professional Experience

Mackay, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 26-Aug-2021
Workload expectations:
  • 20 hours tutorials
  • 10 hours online interactive lectures
  • 20 hours clinical Skills
  • 80 hours professional Experience

Mount Isa, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 26-Aug-2021
Workload expectations:
  • 20 hours tutorials
  • 10 hours online interactive lectures
  • 20 hours clinical Skills
  • 80 hours professional Experience

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.