Provides students with the opportunity to acquire and demonstrate intermediate level knowledge underpinning nursing skills in the following practice domains: peri-operative care, orthopaedic care, and pain management. In addition, knowledge and skills will be demonstrated in intravenous care, and numeracy. Students will be required to incorporate problem solving and deliver moderately complex care.
Unit contentModule 1: Peri-operative assessment, skills, documentation Module 2: Orthopaedic assessment, skills, documentation Module 3: Pain management Module 4: Applied numeracy Module 5: Clinical performance indicators
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||demonstrate mastery in numeracy skills in relation to calculation of parenteral medications and intravenous fluids within a numeracy exam||Knowledge of a discipline|
|2||demonstrate problem solving and decision making skills in order to respond to clinical and intermediate nursing situations by participation in weekly formative laboratory simulated role plays and debriefing sessions||Knowledge of a discipline|
|3||demonstrate the ability to work collaboratively within a team through active engagement during weekly formative laboratory simulated role plays||Knowledge of a discipline||Communication and social skills|
|4||demonstrate and use integration of knowledge, legal principles inclusive of documentation, infection control principles, and safe practice of medication management skills relevant to acute illness during a viva exam||Knowledge of a discipline||Communication and social skills|
|5||demonstrate and use attitudes and behaviours congruent with a second year student developing an awareness and acceptance of professional nursing practice during clinical practicum||Knowledge of a discipline|
|6||demonstrate use of safe practice nursing practice and increasing competence in performing a range of nursing skills, including effective interpersonal skills during clinical practicum as outlined in the professional portfolio record relating to ANMC Competency Standards||Knowledge of a discipline||Communication and social skills|
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2014 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1
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