Explores the postoperative phase and enables students to expand their knowledge and skills in this area with the added support of a nurse mentor in a work setting. Students are also given the opportunity to apply these principles to a selected area of surgical specialty.
- Introduction of the PNSA role in the postoperative phase
- The postoperative evaluation of the patient
- Application to the specialty area of your choice
- The evolving context of the PNSA role
- Professional perspective of the PNSA role
- Personal perspective of the PNSA role
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||analyse the PNSA role and procedures in the postoperative phase||Creativity||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning|
|2||continue the development of advanced skills and knowledge in discharge planning, patient education, and evaluation of patient outcomes||Creativity||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning|
|3||analyse and discuss the evolving context of the role of the PNSA and the professional issues which arise from these||Creativity||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning|
|4||critically reflect on the PNSA role from your own perspective and from issues evident or arising within your place of employment.||Creativity||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning|
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Teaching and assessment
|Structured online learning 2 hours (weekly)|
|Clinical skills and Case study||50%|
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2015 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1
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