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NS5354 - Implementing Practice Development in Healthcare Contexts

Credit points: 3
Year: 2022
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: College of Healthcare Sciences

In this subject, students will explore contemporary theories of knowledge translation and practice development to improve person-centred outcomes. Students will be encouraged to use their own clinical practice experiences to contextualise practice development in their healthcare setting. The role healthcare professionals play in translating knowledge to practice, and methods used to collaborate with key stakeholders to facilitate sustainable practice development, will also be explored.

Learning Outcomes

  • Discuss the key concepts and processes within a practice development methodology;
  • Critically reflect on the application of practice development frameworks to facilitate person-centred cultures in healthcare settings;
  • Evaluate factors that may influence the evolution and application of knowledge and evidence in practice;
  • Formulate a plan for a practice development project to improve person-centred outcomes.

Subject Assessment

  • Written > Test/Quiz 1 - (10%) - Individual
  • Written > Project plan - (60%) - Individual
  • Written > Reflection/reflective task 1 - (30%) - Individual.

Special Assessment Requirements

Passing requirements: complete and submit all assessment items; achieve a cumulative score of at least 50% after the application of any penalties such as late penalties.


Availabilities

JCU Online, Study Period 82, External
Census Date 24-Mar-2022
Coordinator: Mrs Annaliisa Hartfiel
Lecturers: Dr Tracey Ahern, Dr Clare Fenwick, Ms Tracey Gooding, Ms Kate Hurley, Mrs Anita Dunn, Ms Pieta Shakes, Dr Nasreena Waheed.
Workload expectations:

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

  • 60 hours - Online accelerated program, 10 hours/week for 6 weeks
  • assessment and self-directed study
Method of Delivery: Online - JCU

JCU Online, Study Period 86, External
Census Date 10-Nov-2022
Coordinator: Mrs Annaliisa Hartfiel
Lecturers: Dr Tracey Ahern, Dr Clare Fenwick, Ms Tracey Gooding, Ms Kate Hurley, Mrs Anita Dunn, Ms Pieta Shakes, Dr Nasreena Waheed.
Workload expectations:

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

  • 60 hours - Online accelerated program, 10 hours/week for 6 weeks
  • assessment and self-directed study
Method of Delivery: Online - JCU

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