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NS2022 - Clinical Nursing Practice 3

Credit points: 3
Year: 2014
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: School of Nursing, Midwifery & Nutrition (pre 2015)

Available only to level 2 nursing students.

In this subject students learn about patient responses to pathophysiological processes and how these may affect patients throughout their lifespan. Related nursing skills and professional development are addressed. Basic assessment skills introduced in Clinical Nursing Practice 1 and 2 are further developed. Problem-solving skills are emphasised so that students can appropriately, systematically and expeditiously assess a client's health status and assist the client to meet his/her functional health care needs. This is achieved through lectures, professional experience workshops and flexible modules and application of this knowledge in the clinical setting.

Learning Outcomes

  • (1) develop assessment skills and institute nursing management to provide safe and effective nursing care to patients with specific dysfunction;
  • (2) discuss the clinical aspects of treatment practices for the patient who is experiencing an alteration in functional health status;
  • (3) integrate theoretical and practical knowledge into clinical practice;
  • (4) utilise evidence based information for nursing practice;
  • (5) continue to develop an awareness of the health needs of diverse groups within Australian society; and (6) acquire knowledge to assist in making sound clinical decisions.
Prerequisites: BM1011 and BM1022 and NS1222 and NS1211 and (HS1005 OR NS1003) and HS1111 and (NS1012 OR NS1004) and NS1220

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 27-Mar-2014
Coordinator: Ms Karen Sadler
Lecturer: Dr Ylona Chun Tie.
Workload expectations:
  • 20 hours lectures
  • 40 hours workshops/Seminars
  • 80 hours professional experience
Assessment: .

Townsville, Limited, Study Period 3
Census Date 06-Feb-2014
Face to face teaching (5 day residential at Townsville)
Coord/Lect: Dr Ylona Chun Tie.
Workload expectations:
  • 40 hours - Residential teaching block
  • 80 hours professional experience
Assessment: .

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 27-Mar-2014
Coordinator: Ms Karen Sadler
Lecturer: Dr Ylona Chun Tie.
Workload expectations:
  • 20 hours lectures
  • 40 hours workshops/Seminars
  • 80 hours professional experience
Assessment: .

Mackay, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 27-Mar-2014
Coordinator: Ms Karen Sadler
Lecturer: Dr Ylona Chun Tie.
Workload expectations:
  • 20 hours lectures
  • 40 hours workshops/Seminars
  • 80 hours professional experience
Assessment: .

Mount Isa, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 27-Mar-2014
Coordinator: Ms Karen Sadler
Lecturer: Dr Ylona Chun Tie.
Workload expectations:
  • 20 hours lectures
  • 40 hours workshops/Seminars
  • 80 hours professional experience
Assessment: .

Thursday Isl, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 27-Mar-2014
Coordinator: Ms Karen Sadler
Lecturer: Dr Ylona Chun Tie.
Workload expectations:
  • 20 hours lectures
  • 40 hours workshops/Seminars
  • 80 hours professional experience
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.