HBM1001 - Anatomy and Physiology 1
HNB1103 - Professional Studies 1
|1.||Discuss the concepts related to health, illness and the health care experience;|
|2.||Apply knowledge and skills in assisting persons experiencing difficulty meeting activities of daily living;|
|3.||Demonstrate knowledge and skills in patient risk assessment and the relevant occupational health and safety policies;|
|4.||Recognise the importance of maintaining confidentiality, patient privacy and consent associated with the provision of foundational nursing care;|
|5.||Define and adhere to principles of infection control and standard precautions when performing nursing interventions;|
|6.||Apply knowledge and skills in history taking health assessment, physical assessment techniques and accurately document these;|
|7.||Apply numeracy skills required for basic drug calculations;|
|8.||Identify population approaches to injury prevention and control (e.g. policies and legislations).|
|Assignment||Written Assessment (1000 words)||40%|
|Examination||Written Examination (2 hours)||60%|
Fundamentals of Nursing and Midwifery A person-centred approach to care (3rd ed.)
Hill, R., Hall, H. & Glew, P. (2017)
Wolters Kluwer. Australia and New Zealand
Clinical Psychomotor Skills Assessment for Nurses (7th ed.)
Tollefson, J. & Hillman, E. (2019).
Cenage Learning. Australia
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