HNB1204 - Foundations of Nursing and Midwifery 2
HNB1205 - Foundations in Nursing 2
HNB1206 - Professional Practice 1
RBM2101 - Pathophysiology & Quality Use of Medicines 1
|1.||Describe holistic assessment of individuals across the lifespan experiencing acute and prolonged illness;|
|2.||Utilise evidence-based practice to explain the inter-professional management of individuals experiencing acute and prolonged illness such as respiratory, renal, neurological and cardiovascular conditions including the pre and post-operative patient;|
|3.||Apply knowledge and skills to nursing assessment, planning, intervention and evaluation of patients with acute and prolonged illness;|
|4.||Articulate knowledge and demonstrate clinical skills (e.g., performing an ECG, insertion of urinary indwelling catheter and care of the pre and post-operative patient);|
|5.||Utilize reflective practice skills in technical skill acquisition and clinical simulation;|
|6.||Practise skills in the administration and management of medications in the clinical laboratory;|
|7.||Demonstrate numeracy skills required for the safe practice of medication administration;|
|Assignment||Group Written assessment and peer review (1000 words)||20%|
|Other||OSCA (objective, subjective, clinical assessment) Skill Task (30 minutes) & Written Skill Task Reflection (800 words) (deferred)||20%|
|Other||Medication Calculation Assessment (30 minutes) (Hurdle)||0%|
|Exercise||Written assessment (Case studies x 2)||40%|
Smeltzer & Bare's Textbook of medical surgical nursing, 4th ed.
Farrell, M., & Dempsey, J. (2017)
Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, Sydney.
Clinical Psychomotor Skills Assessment Tools For Nurses 7th ed.
Tolleffson, J., & Hillman, J. (2016)
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