HNB2001 - Contemporary Nursing A
HNB2002 - Contemporary Nursing and Mental Health A (applicable for HBNB students ONLY)
HMB1003 - Midwifery and Nursing Professional Practice Experience (applicable for HBMA students ONLY)
|1.||Articulate and apply critical thinking and clinical reasoning in relation to evidence-based nursing practice in the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of the treatment and management of acute and chronic conditions across the lifespan in primary, secondary and tertiary settings building on previous learning;|
|2.||Critically review and apply the nursing standards, nursing code of conduct, code of ethics and legal considerations with the inclusion of digital health encompassing the care of the patient with acute and chronic conditions.|
|3.||Evaluate pathophysiological concepts, processes, progression and complications associated with acute and chronic conditions, of the neurological, musculoskeletal, reproductive and gastro-intestinal systems linking pharmacotherapeutics and quality use of medicines to inform patient care;|
|4.||Advocate the importance of cultural awareness within nursing practice, the engagement of the patient in decision making and the role of the interprofessional healthcare team;|
|5.||Exhibit mastery of drug calculation and principles of safe medication administration within scope of practice; and|
|6.||Exemplify professionalism through team collaboration, documentation, clinical handover and therapeutic communication in the safe delivery of person-centred care within their current scope of practice.|
|Test||Medication Calculation Test (hurdle)||0%|
|Assignment||Written Assignment (Case study: Clinical Reasoning Cycle: 1500 words)||35%|
|Other||OSCA Practical Skill and Reflection||15%|
|Case Study||Case study (Patient Scenario and Questions) (3 hours)||50%|
Smeltzer & Bare's Textbook of Medical-Surgical Nursing 4th ed.
Farrell, M. (2017)
Wolters Kluwer.and Bear Textbook of nursing
McKenna's Drug Handbook for Nursing and Midwifery Australia and New Zealand
McKenna, L. & Mirkov, S (2019)
Clinical Psychomotor Skills: Assessment tools for nurses 7th ed.
Tollefson, J. and Hillman, E. (2019)
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