2024 unit offering information will be available in November 2023
Introduces students to the relationship between the scientific functions of the human body, systematic nursing assessment, and medication administration. Students are provided with the knowledge and practical skills to systematically collect and analyse data across the lifespan in order to make safe clinical decisions. Through practice in nursing laboratory sessions and interactive online activities, students will problem solve, conduct systems-based nursing assessments, critically analyse data and administer medications using evidence-based methods.
- Introduction to health assessment
- Breathing and Circulation (a)
- Breathing and Circulation (b)
- Disability and Exposure
- Fluid and Glucose
- Mental health assessment | Introduction to the deteriorating patient
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.
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:|
|1||apply principles of safe medication practice including numeracy competency|
|2||critically discuss the principles of developing therapeutic relationships and interview techniques related to clinical practice, cognisant of cultural sensitivity and awareness|
|3||demonstrate a range of physical, psychosocial and cognitive assessment skills to inform nursing interventions|
|4||analyse physiological changes as they relate to nursing assessments|
On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
- apply principles of safe medication practice including numeracy competency
- critically discuss the principles of developing therapeutic relationships and interview techniques related to clinical practice, cognisant of cultural sensitivity and awareness
- demonstrate a range of physical, psychosocial and cognitive assessment skills to inform nursing interventions
- analyse physiological changes as they relate to nursing assessments
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