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

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 70

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)

NURS5285C

City Campus

TAFE

155T Vocational Health and Sciences

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term1 2015,
Term2 2015,
Term1 2016

NURS5285C

City Campus

TAFE

174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term1 2017

NURS5286C

Bundoora Campus

TAFE

155T Vocational Health and Sciences

Face-to-Face or Workplace

Term2 2013,
Term1 2016

NURS5286C

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 of Enrolled/Division 2 nurses to contribute to the care of the person with an acute health problem by performing nursing interventions that support their health care needs and assist them to regain optimal function and 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 nurses and 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:

HLTEN512B Implement and monitor nursing care for clients with acute health problems

Elements:

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

2. Contribute to planning care for the client with acute health problems

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

4. Contribute to an emergency response

5. Contribute to pre-operative nursing care of a client

6. Contribute to post-operative nursing care of a client

7. Contribute to nursing care of the client receiving a blood transfusion


Learning Outcomes

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

  • Identify the impact of acute health problems on the client and their family
  • Contribute to planning care for the client with acute health problems
  • Perform planned nursing interventions for acute care clients
  • Contribute to an emergency response
  • Contribute to the pre-operative and post-operative nursing care of clients


Overview of Assessment

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

  • Written Assessment
  • Practical Assessment
  • Clinical Placement