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

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2016

Course Code: NURS5262C

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

School: 155T Vocational Health and Sciences

Campus: City Campus

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

Course Contact: Leeanne Mond

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4837

Course Contact Email: leeanne.mond@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Gabrielle Young

Ph.99254129

gabrielle.young@rmit.edu.au

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.

Pre-requisites and Co-requisites

NIL PRE REQUISITES OR CO REQUISITES

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


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

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

Element:

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

Element:

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

Element:

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

Element:

4,. Contribute to an emergency response

Element:

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
 


Details of Learning Activities

           

  • Classroom Teacher delivery
  • Group work
  • Self directed learning
  • Practical skills laboratory sessions


Teaching Schedule

Lesson 1 & 2 - Introduction, Eye, Ear and ENT

Lesson 3,4,5 & 6 - Cardiovascular System

Lesson 7,8,9 & 10 - Respiratory System

Lab sessions 1 & 2 - ECG and Oxygen Therapy

Lesson 11 & 12 - Integumentary & Endocrine Systems

Lesson 13,14,15 & 16 - Neurological/Nervous  System

Lesson 17 & 18 - Perioperative care and Tropical Diseases

Lesson 19 & 20 - Sepsis & Shock

Lesson 21,22,23 & 24 - Renal & Reproductive Systems

Lab session 3 & 4 - IDC & FBC

Lesson 25 & 26 - GIT

Lesson 27 & 28 - Musculoskeletal System 

Lesson 29 & 30 - Blood Dyscrasias and Blood Transfusion

Lesson 31 & 32 - Review

Lesson 33 & 34 - Review

Lab sessions 5,6 Venepuncture

Lab Sessions -7&8 - Assessment for Practical skills


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts

Berman, A., Snyder, S., Kozier, B. & Erb, G., (2012). Kozier & Erb’s Fundamentals of Nursing: Volumes 1 & 2, 3,(9th ed.). Pearson, Australia


References


Other Resources

            -   https://bloodsafelearning.org.au/ - Online eLearning -  Clinical Transfusion Practice


Overview of Assessment

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

  • Written Assessment
  • Classroom Activities
  • Clinical Placement


Assessment Tasks

            Overview of Assessment Tasks


This unit is part of an integrated program.
You must demonstrate Performance and Knowledge Evidence of the unit in order to be deemed competent.
Assessment methods have been designed to measure achievement of each competency in a flexible manner over a range of assessment tasks.

The skills and knowledge to be assessed within this unit are as follows:

1. Online Quizzes x 2

2. Workbook Part A & B

3. Online eLearning - Clinical Transfusion practice

4. Practical skills  - safe demonstration of nominated practical skills

5. Clinical Placement

Competency based training requires you to be in attendance in order for assessment to be undertaken.

Feedback will be provided throughout the semester in class and/or online discussions, through individual and group feedback on practical exercises and by individual consultation.

All Assessment tasks should be performed or submitted by their due dates.

If due to illness or other unforeseen circumstance, you are unable to attend on the due date of an assessment (e.g. test, examination, oral, etc.) OR you do attend, but your performance has been affected, you may submit an APPLICATION FOR SPECIAL CONSIDERATION within 2 working days of the due date. If Special Consideration is granted, you will be given the opportunity to complete/repeat the assessment task at a later date. For advice on this application please visit www.rmit.edu.au/students/specialconsideration or speak to your Program Coordinator.


If due to illness or other unforeseen circumstance, you are unable to submit by the due date (e.g. assignment, report, project etc.):
• you may submit an APPLICATION FOR EXTENSION OF TIME FOR SUBMISSION OF ASSESSABLE WORK for an extension of time of up to seven (7) calendar days or less. This must be lodged with the Program Coordinator one (1) working day before the original due date. If granted, you will have the opportunity to submit up to seven (7) days later than the original due date. For advice on this application please visit www.rmit.edu.au/students/assessment/extension or speak to your Program Coordinator.
OR:
• you may submit an APPLICATION FOR SPECIAL CONSIDERATION within two (2) working days of the due date. If Special Consideration is granted, you will be given the opportunity to submit the assessment task more than seven (7) days after the original due date. For advice on this application please visit www.rmit.edu.au/students/specialconsideration or speak to your Program Coordinator.

You are expected to prepare all assignments and other written work in a professional manner. More information on general academic study and writing skills can be found on the “Learning Lab” http://emedia.rmit.edu.au/learninglab/ . All work submitted for assessment must be submitted electronically unless otherwise advised.

Students must keep a copy of all submitted assessments including electronic copies.
Harvard style is used for all referencing and for bibliography.
RMIT University has a strict policy on academic integrity and plagiarism and. Please refer to the website for more information on this policy. www.rmit.edu.au/students/academic-integrity
 If you have a long term medical condition and/or disability it may be possible to negotiate to vary aspects of the learning or assessment methods. You can contact the program coordinator or the Disability Liaison Unit if you would like to find out more.
Your rights and responsibilities as a student can be found at http://www1.rmit.edu.au/students/rights-and-responsibilities  
This course assessment conforms to RMIT assessment principles, regulations, policies and procedures which are described and referenced at www.rmit.edu.au/students/assessment

Credit transfer and RPL
 

Credit transfer is available to students who have already completed the same or similar courses. Recognition of prior learning is available to students who have relevant prior skills or experience. Please refer to http://www.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=8u7jborsx9dy (unresolved)


Assessment Matrix

           

The assessment mapping demonstrates alignment of assessment tasks with the relevant unit of competency and with the performance evidence, knowledge evidence and assessment conditions for each unit.

The Assessment Matrix is available on Blackboard.

Other Information

           

Other Information

 

Each assessment will be marked as either Satisfactory or Not Satisfactory

In order to be assessed as Competent for this unit you must achieve a Satisfactory result for each assessment task.

Thhis unit is delivered in conjunction with HLTEN512B & HLTEN 505C

The student is expected to attend classes, Lab sessions and Clinical Placement where applicable.

Resubmission or Reassessment of an Assessment Task:

Resubmission of any assessment task will be at the discretion of the Program Coordinator.

Reassessment of students who have attempted to undertake a practical assessment in the Clinical Lab (resulted as Not Satisfactory), and have attended all Lab sessions will be given one (1) further opportunity to demonstrate a Satisfactory result.

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