The University of Newcastle, Australia
Available in 2020

Course handbook

Description

This course will enable students to undertake a project related to health, nursing, or midwifery under the close supervision of an academic staff member.


Availability2020 Course Timetables

Callaghan

  • Semester 1 - 2020
  • Semester 2 - 2020

Ourimbah

  • Semester 1 - 2020
  • Semester 2 - 2020

Port Macquarie Nth Coast Inst

  • Semester 1 - 2020
  • Semester 2 - 2020

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

1. Identify personal learning objectives

2. Discuss health within a selected health context using one or more of the following: relevant professional standards, concepts of health, models of health care, determinants of health or health promotion/health breakdown prevention.

3. Use information technology to locate articles: including research evidence, systematic reviews, clinical practice guidelines, and to support written and verbal discussions;

4. Demonstrate effective verbal and written communication, in a way that is sensitive to cultural diversity


Content

  • Development of personal learning objectives
  • Reviewing one or more of relevant standards, concepts of health, models of health care, determinants of health and health promotion/health breakdown prevention within selected health contexts
  • Enquiry-based methods to support strategies of reflection, critical analysis and evaluation
  • Developing databases searching techniques and strategies
  • Academic literacy

Requisites

This course is only available to students active in the Bachelor of Nursing program or Bachelor of Midwifery Program and successfully completed NURS1101, NURS1201, NURS1202, HUBS1406 and HUBS1416.

Students must have a cumulative GPA of 5 or higher to enrol in this course.


Assumed knowledge

A pass or higher grade in all 1000 level courses

Demonstrated Academic progression


Assessment items

Written Assignment: Learning Agreement - Written Assessment *

Presentation: Strand A and Strand B - Powerpoint Presentation *

Report: Report *

* This assessment has a compulsory requirement.


Compulsory Requirements

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

Course Assessment Requirements:

  • Presentation: Attempt / Submission Requirement - Students must attempt/submit this assessment item to pass the course. - To be awarded a pass or higher grade in this course each student is required to submit all assessment items and gain at least 50% of the aggregate marks for the course
  • Written Assignment: Attempt / Submission Requirement - Students must attempt/submit this assessment item to pass the course. - To be awarded a pass or higher grade in this course each student is required to submit all assessment items and gain at least 50% of the aggregate marks for the course.

Contact hours

Callaghan, Ourimbah and Port Macquarie Nth Coast Inst

Individual Supervision

Face to Face Off Campus 6 hour(s) per Term Full Term

Course Coordinator/supervisor to make individual appointments with students due to the nature of assessments within this course

Self-Directed Learning

Self-Directed 100 hour(s) per Term Full Term