Course Title: Implement and monitor nursing care for clients with chronic health problems

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5313 Diploma of Nursing (Enrolled-Division 2 Nursing)

Course Title: Implement and monitor nursing care for clients with chronic health problems

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 50

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

NURS5262C

City Campus

TAFE

155T Vocational Health and Sciences

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term2 2013,
Term1 2016

NURS5262C

City Campus

TAFE

174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term1 2017

NURS5287C

Bundoora Campus

TAFE

155T Vocational Health and Sciences

Face-to-Face or Workplace

Term1 2015,
Term1 2016

NURS5287C

Bundoora Campus

TAFE

174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face or Workplace

Term1 2017

Course Contact: Jaye Keating

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4845

Course Contact Email: jaye.keating@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required in contributing to the care of the client with a chronic illness by performing nursing interventions that support the client’s needs and assist in maintaining an optimal lifestyle

The knowledge and skills described in this competency unit are to be applied within jurisdictional nursing and midwifery regulatory authority legislative requirements. Enrolled/Division 2 nursing work is to be carried out in consultation/collaboration with registered nursesand under direct or indirect supervisory arrangements in line with jurisdictional regulatory requirements

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

NIL PRE REQUISITES OR CO REQUISITES



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

HLTEN513B Implement and monitor nursing care for clients with chronic health problems

Elements:

1. Identify the impact of chronic health problems on the client and their family

2. Contribute to planning care for the client with a chronic health problem in a variety of health care settings

3. Perform nursing interventions to support health care of clients with chronic health problems

4,. Contribute to an emergency response

5.. Assist in evaluating the outcomes of planned nursing actions


Learning Outcomes

At the end of this course the students should be able to:


• Demonstrate a sound & competent understanding of chronic illnesses within the acute & community environment
• Display an safe & competent clinical ability
• Identify and practice within the division 2 competency standards
• Discuss the professional, ethical and legal aspects surrounding caring from a patient with a chronic illness
• Demonstrate an appropriate knowledge base of chronic illnesses
 


Overview of Assessment

Underpinning knowledge for this unit of competency will be assessed via the following methods:

  • Written Assessment
  • Classroom Activities
  • Clinical Placement