Partnerships in Health Practice

Course code NURS1272
Not available in 2015

Description

This course focuses on the development of clinical practice partnership skills for relationships between: nurse and patient; nurse and nursing colleagues; and

nurse and other healthcare professionals.

The course introduces interpersonal and intra-personal communication within the interdisciplinary context and the role of the nurse as a communicator.

Availability

Not currently available.

Learning Outcomes

1. Describe healthcare partnerships and their role in patient care

2. Develop interpersonal and inter-professional communication skills relevant to clinical practice

3. Begin to demonstrate an ability to adapt partnership communication and relationship skills to a range of clinical situations e.g. children, altered speech and hearing, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds

4. Develop professional behaviours for use within the clinical environment

5. Develop skills in self evaluation and reflection

6. Discuss the impact of history and culture on Aboriginal peoples

7. Develop an understanding of cultural influences on communication and the development of therapeutic relationships

8. Develop strategies to include consumers and carers as part of the healthcare team

9. Develop skills in promoting a positive workplace culture

Content

This course is comprised of three learning modules.
Module 1: Healthcare partnerships; and
Module 2: Partnerships with colleagues.

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

Assessment Items

Written Assignment: Written response in regard to the topic Therapeutic Relationships

Written Assignment: Written response to a 'real life' scenario

Quiz: Online quiz

Contact Hours

Lecture

Online 12 hour(s) per Term Full Term

Tutorial

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for 9 Weeks