Provides students with the opportunity to acquire and demonstrate integrated knowledge underpinning nursing skills in the following practice domains: reproductive, gastro-intestinal, metabolic, endocrine and ear, nose and throat (ENT). In addition knowledge and skills will be demonstrated in medication administration related to complex care. Students will be required to apply reflective higher level skills and deliver care to patients with complex conditions.
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 integrated knowledge and skills appropriate to the advanced student nurse (ANMC 1,5 & 7)||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline|
|2||demonstrate advanced and integrated ANC competencies in nursing practice (ANMC 2,3,5,7 &10)||Intellectual rigour||Ethical practice||Knowledge of a discipline|
|3||demonstrate effective interpersonal skills in all practice and patient care settings and processes (ANMC 3,5,7,9 & 10)||Ethical practice||Communication and social skills|
|4||organise a client's environment in a manner that demonstrates a developed understanding of physical and psychosocial factors, safety, security and optimal health outcomes (ANMC 3,5,7,9 & 10)||Cultural competence|
|5||conduct an integrated, comprehensive nursing assessment of the individual in various health care settings (ANMC 3,5 & 7)||Creativity||Lifelong learning|
|6||demonstrate accountability and responsibility for own nursing practice and actions (ANMC 1,2,3,4,5,6 & 7)||Ethical practice|
|7||demonstrate competence in medication administration related to paediatric nursing care (ANMC 3,5 & 7).||Intellectual rigour||Ethical practice|
- Brown, D & Edwards, H, 2012, Lewis's Medical Surgical Nursing: Assessment and Management of Clinical Problems, 3rd edn, Elesevier Mosby, Marrickville.
- Levett-Jones, T & Bourgeois, S, 2011, The Clinical Placement: An Essential Guide for Nursing Students, 2nd edn, Churchill Livingstone-Elsevier, Chatswood.
- Smith, S, Duell, D & Martin B, 2012, Clinical Nursing Skills: Basic to Advanced Skills, 8th edn, Pearson, New Jersey.
- Wilson, SF & Giddens, J, 2009, Health Assessment for Nursing Practice, 4th edn, Elsevier Mosby, St Louis.
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2014 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1
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