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NURS11154 - Foundations of Nursing Practice 2

General Information

Unit Synopsis

This course builds on the foundational nursing knowledge, skills and dispositions developed in NURS11149 – Foundations of Nursing Practice 1. Concepts of therapeutic communication will be applied in the assessment and care of individuals. Students will have the opportunity to undertake simulated and actual patient assessment, planning and implementation of nursing care. Students will be expected to function within the scope of practice of a nursing student in accordance with Australian Nursing and Midwifery Council (ANMC) competencies during compulsory clinical placement. Students who have satisfactorily completed NURS11150 Holistic Nursing Assessment and/or NURS11151 Beginning Nursing Practice are not required to complete this new course.

Details

Level Undergraduate
Unit Level 1
Credit Points 6
Student Contribution Band SCA Band 1
Fraction of Full-Time Student Load 0.125
Pre-requisites or Co-requisites

 

NURS11149

Foundations of Nursing Practice 1 and

Pre-requisite

BIOH11005

Introductory Anatomy and Physiology

Pre-requisite

 

Important note: Students enrolled in a subsequent unit who failed their pre-requisite unit, should drop the subsequent unit before the census date or within 10 working days of Fail grade notification. Students who do not drop the unit in this timeframe cannot later drop the unit without academic and financial liability. See details in the Assessment Policy and Procedure (Higher Education Coursework).

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Unit Availabilities from Term 3 - 2013

There are no availabilities for this unit on or after Term 3 - 2013

Attendance Requirements

All on-campus students are expected to attend scheduled classes – in some units, these classes are identified as a mandatory (pass/fail) component and attendance is compulsory. International students, on a student visa, must maintain a full time study load and meet both attendance and academic progress requirements in each study period (satisfactory attendance for International students is defined as maintaining at least an 80% attendance record).

Assessment Overview

Recommended Student Time Commitment

Each 6-credit Undergraduate unit at CQUniversity requires an overall time commitment of an average of 12.5 hours of study per week, making a total of 150 hours for the unit.

Assessment Tasks

Assessment Task Weighting
1. Practical Assessment 0%
2. Written Assessment 50%
3. Examination 50%
4. Professional Practice Placement 0%

This is a graded unit: your overall grade will be calculated from the marks or grades for each assessment task, based on the relative weightings shown in the table above. You must obtain an overall mark for the unit of at least 50%, or an overall grade of ‘pass’ in order to pass the unit. If any ‘pass/fail’ tasks are shown in the table above they must also be completed successfully (‘pass’ grade). You must also meet any minimum mark requirements specified for a particular assessment task, as detailed in the ‘assessment task’ section (note that in some instances, the minimum mark for a task may be greater than 50%).

Consult the University’s Grades and Results Policy for more details of interim results and final grades

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Feedback, Recommendations and Responses

Every unit is reviewed for enhancement each year. At the most recent review, the following staff and student feedback items were identified and recommendations were made.

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Feedback
Students enjoyed the weekly lecture that was taped live via ISL and made available on moodle
Recommendation
A weekly lecture in some format, ISL, ECHO 360 will be available for students in upcoming terms
Action Taken
Nil.
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Feedback
Some students who attended late clinical placements would like the lab sessions to be later in term
Recommendation
Students invited to make a time with a lecturer to attend labs close to placement dates to recap any areas of concern for the students. Unable to have the sessions later in term as placement dates commence post week four (4)
Action Taken
Nil.
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Feedback
Marking criteria for written assignment did not meet all student's needs
Recommendation
Marking criteria more explicit for future offerings of the course
Action Taken
Nil.
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Feedback
The due date for the written assignment fell while some students were attending clinical placement and this caused angst for some students
Recommendation
The due date cannot be changed to meet all student placement dates as the dates are diverse
Action Taken
Nil.
Unit learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to:

  1. Employ principles of therapeutic communication in the assessment and care of individuals.
  2. Undertake assessments of individuals in simulated and clinical environments.
  3. Plan, organise, document and participate in the provision of evidence-based care at a fundamental level in the clinical environment.
  4. Function within the scope of practice of a nursing student in accordance with ANMC competencies in an aged care or rehabilitation setting.

Alignment of Assessment Tasks to Learning Outcomes
Assessment Tasks Learning Outcomes
1 2 3 4
1 - Practical Assessment
2 - Written Assessment
3 - Examination
4 - Professional Practice Placement
Alignment of Graduate Attributes to Learning Outcomes
Introductory Level
Intermediate Level
Graduate Level
Graduate Attributes Learning Outcomes
1 2 3 4
1 - Communication
2 - Problem Solving
3 - Critical Thinking
4 - Information Literacy
5 - Team Work
6 - Information Technology Competence
7 - Cross Cultural Competence
8 - Ethical practice
Alignment of Assessment Tasks to Graduate Attributes
Introductory Level
Intermediate Level
Graduate Level
Assessment Tasks Graduate Attributes
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
1 - Practical Assessment
2 - Written Assessment
3 - Examination
4 - Professional Practice Placement