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NS2882 - Nursing Practice 4

Credit points: 6
Year: 2019
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: College of Healthcare Sciences

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

This subject extends students' knowledge of concepts of pathophysiology, pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics. Students progress from their understanding of wellness to examine concepts of disease and further develop their skills in health assessment in respect of identified body systems; endocrine, gastrointestinal, reproductive and neurological. Application of knowledge and skills in this subject maintains a focus on patient centered care and the Registered nurse standards for practice.

Learning Outcomes

  • utilise focused health assessment to identify variations from normal parameters;
  • apply the Registered Nurse standards for practice in the provision of evidenced based nursing care;
  • apply principles of patient centered care and diversity in the provision of nursing care in practice settings;
  • apply knowledge of the pathophysiology of the endocrine, gastrointestinal, reproductive and neurological systems in the planning, implementation and evaluation of nursing care;
  • relate principles of pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics to the management of endocrine, gastrointestinal, reproductive and neurological disorders and mental illness.
Prerequisites: NS2881

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 29-Aug-2019
Coordinator: Mrs Leisa Sanderson, Ms Tracey Gooding
Lecturers: Mrs Leisa Sanderson, Dr Anupama Bangara Kulur, Ms Tracey Gooding, Dr Donna Martin.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 6 credit point subject is approximately 260 hours.

  • 20 hours lectures - 2 hours per week
  • 40 hours tutorials - Face-to-face/online tutorials
  • 20 hours workshops/Seminars - Supervised clinical laboratory/ simulation sessions
  • 120 hours clinical placement
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: end of semester exam (30%); quizzes or tests (20%); integrated case study assignment (30%); online unfolding scenario (20%); peer assessment of clinical skills (%); professional portfolio (%).
Special Assessment Requirements: Examinations may be scheduled outside the regular University examination period - refer to NMN Year Planner. To pass this subject students must: 1) Submit all assessment items; 2) Attend 100% of clinical labs or submit required makeup work; 3) Achieve a satisfactory grade for professional portfolio submission; 4) Achieve a satisfactory grade for Professional Experience Placement; 5) Achieve a minimum score of 50% in the formal examination; and 6) Achieve an overall cumulative score of 50%.

Townsville, Limited, Study Period 2
Census Date 29-Aug-2019
Face to face teaching 21-Oct-2019 to 25-Oct-2019
Coordinator: Mrs Leisa Sanderson, Ms Tracey Gooding
Lecturers: Mrs Leisa Sanderson, Ms Tracey Gooding.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 6 credit point subject is approximately 260 hours.

  • 20 hours lectures - 2 hours per week
  • 40 hours tutorials - Face-to-face/online tutorials
  • 20 hours workshops/Seminars - Supervised clinical laboratory/ simulation sessions
  • 120 hours clinical placement
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: end of semester exam (30%); quizzes or tests (20%); integrated case study assignment (30%); online unfolding scenario (20%); peer assessment of clinical skills (%); professional portfolio (%).
Special Assessment Requirements: Examinations may be scheduled outside the regular University examination period - refer to NMN Year Planner. To pass this subject students must: 1) Submit all assessment items; 2) Attend 100% of clinical labs or submit required makeup work; 3) Achieve a satisfactory grade for professional portfolio submission; 4) Achieve a satisfactory grade for Professional Experience Placement; 5) Achieve a minimum score of 50% in the formal examination; and 6) Achieve an overall cumulative score of 50%.

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 29-Aug-2019
Coordinator: Mrs Leisa Sanderson, Ms Tracey Gooding
Lecturers: Mrs Leisa Sanderson, Dr Anupama Bangara Kulur, Dr David Simcock, Ms Tracey Gooding, Dr Donna Martin.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 6 credit point subject is approximately 260 hours.

  • 20 hours lectures - 2 hours per week
  • 40 hours tutorials - Face-to-face/online tutorials
  • 20 hours workshops/Seminars - Supervised clinical laboratory/ simulation sessions
  • 120 hours clinical placement
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: end of semester exam (30%); quizzes or tests (20%); integrated case study assignment (30%); online unfolding scenario (20%); peer assessment of clinical skills (%); professional portfolio (%).
Special Assessment Requirements: Examinations may be scheduled outside the regular University examination period - refer to NMN Year Planner. To pass this subject students must: 1) Submit all assessment items; 2) Attend 100% of clinical labs or submit required makeup work; 3) Achieve a satisfactory grade for professional portfolio submission; 4) Achieve a satisfactory grade for Professional Experience Placement; 5) Achieve a minimum score of 50% in the formal examination; and 6) Achieve an overall cumulative score of 50%.

Cairns, Limited, Study Period 2
Census Date 29-Aug-2019
Face to face teaching 14-Oct-2019 to 18-Oct-2019
Coordinator: Mrs Leisa Sanderson, Ms Tracey Gooding
Lecturers: Mrs Leisa Sanderson, Dr David Simcock, Ms Tracey Gooding.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 6 credit point subject is approximately 260 hours.

  • 20 hours lectures - 2 hours per week
  • 40 hours tutorials - Face-to-face/online tutorials
  • 20 hours workshops/Seminars - Supervised clinical laboratory/ simulation sessions
  • 120 hours clinical placement
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: end of semester exam (30%); quizzes or tests (20%); integrated case study assignment (30%); online unfolding scenario (20%); peer assessment of clinical skills (%); professional portfolio (%).
Special Assessment Requirements: Examinations may be scheduled outside the regular University examination period - refer to NMN Year Planner. To pass this subject students must: 1) Submit all assessment items; 2) Attend 100% of clinical labs or submit required makeup work; 3) Achieve a satisfactory grade for professional portfolio submission; 4) Achieve a satisfactory grade for Professional Experience Placement; 5) Achieve a minimum score of 50% in the formal examination; and 6) Achieve an overall cumulative score of 50%.

Mackay, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 29-Aug-2019
Coordinator: Mrs Leisa Sanderson, Ms Tracey Gooding
Lecturers: Mrs Leisa Sanderson, Ms Tracey Gooding.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 6 credit point subject is approximately 260 hours.

  • 20 hours lectures - 2 hours per week
  • 40 hours tutorials - Face-to-face/online tutorials
  • 20 hours workshops/Seminars - Supervised clinical laboratory/ simulation sessions
  • 120 hours clinical placement
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: end of semester exam (30%); quizzes or tests (20%); integrated case study assignment (30%); online unfolding scenario (20%); peer assessment of clinical skills (%); professional portfolio (%).
Special Assessment Requirements: Examinations may be scheduled outside the regular University examination period - refer to NMN Year Planner. To pass this subject students must: 1) Submit all assessment items; 2) Attend 100% of clinical labs or submit required makeup work; 3) Achieve a satisfactory grade for professional portfolio submission; 4) Achieve a satisfactory grade for Professional Experience Placement; 5) Achieve a minimum score of 50% in the formal examination; and 6) Achieve an overall cumulative score of 50%.

Mount Isa, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 29-Aug-2019
Coordinator: Mrs Leisa Sanderson, Ms Tracey Gooding
Lecturers: Mrs Leisa Sanderson, Ms Tracey Gooding.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 6 credit point subject is approximately 260 hours.

  • 20 hours lectures - 2 hours per week
  • 40 hours tutorials - Face-to-face/online tutorials
  • 20 hours workshops/Seminars - Supervised clinical laboratory/ simulation sessions
  • 120 hours clinical placement
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: end of semester exam (30%); quizzes or tests (20%); integrated case study assignment (30%); online unfolding scenario (20%); peer assessment of clinical skills (%); professional portfolio (%).
Special Assessment Requirements: Examinations may be scheduled outside the regular University examination period - refer to NMN Year Planner. To pass this subject students must: 1) Submit all assessment items; 2) Attend 100% of clinical labs or submit required makeup work; 3) Achieve a satisfactory grade for professional portfolio submission; 4) Achieve a satisfactory grade for Professional Experience Placement; 5) Achieve a minimum score of 50% in the formal examination; and 6) Achieve an overall cumulative score of 50%.

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