Foundations of Professional Practice 1B

Description

This course provides the theoretical foundations to the nursing care of adults and children across a range of clinical contexts. Scenarios based on infection, inflammation, degeneration and injury will provide a platform for the development of critical thinking related to assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation and evaluation of nursing care; as well as safe and effective medication practices. Research and relevant legal and ethical principles are integral to this course.

Availability

Callaghan Campus

  • Semester 2 - 2015

Port Macquarie Nth Coast Inst

  • Semester 2 - 2015

Ourimbah

  • Semester 2 - 2015

Learning Outcomes

1. Demonstrate knowledge and skills integral to professional practice

2. Demonstrate knowledge and skills integral to critical thinking and analysis

3. Demonstrate knowledge and skills integral to provision and coordination of care

4. Demonstrate knowledge and skills integral to collaborative and therapeutic practice

Content

This course comprises four modules. For learning outcomes please see current course outline.

  • Theme 1 - Professional Practice
  • Theme 2- Critical thinking and analysis
  • Theme 3- Provision and coordination of care
  • Theme 4 - Collaborative and therapeutic practice

Review of Progress

This course is a compulsory program requirement for students in the following program(s):

In addition to meeting the University's overall requirements for academic progression, students enrolled in these program(s) must satisfactorily complete this course in order to progress in their program.

Requisites

This course is only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Nursing program. Pre-requisite - successful completion of NURS1101

Assumed Knowledge

Successful completion of NURS1101 - Foundations in Professional Practice 1A

Assessment Items

Case Study / Problem Based Learning: Structured Clinical Case study 1 *

Quiz: Online quiz - clinical case study 2 *

Written Assignment: Tutorial Preparation- written short answer questions *

Formal Examination: Formal Examination *

In Term Test: Tutorial In-Class Tests *

* This assessment has a compulsory requirement.

Compulsory Requirements

In order to pass this course, each student must complete ALL of the following compulsory requirements:

General Course Requirements:

  • Tutorial: Attendance Requirement - Students must attend a minimum number of these sessions. - Evidence of 100% attendance at the Mental Health First Aid Workshop is a requirement by Week 12.

Course Assessment Requirements:

  • Case Study / Problem Based Learning: Attempt / Submission Requirement - Students must attempt/submit this assessment item to pass the course.
  • Quiz: Attempt / Submission Requirement - Students must attempt/submit this assessment item to pass the course.
  • Written Assignment: Attempt / Submission Requirement - Students must attempt/submit this assessment item to pass the course.
  • Formal Examination: Pass Requirement - Students must pass this assessment item to pass the course.
  • In Term Test: Attempt / Submission Requirement - Students must attempt/submit this assessment item to pass the course.

Contact Hours

Lecture

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term

Tutorial

Face to Face On Campus 4 hour(s) per Week for 8 Weeks

Note: Tutorials may be delivered fact to face or online