Course Title: Apply nursing practice in the primary health care setting

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5365 Diploma of Nursing

Course Title: Apply nursing practice in the primary health care setting

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 80

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)

NURS5395C

City Campus

TAFE

174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term2 2018,
Term1 2019,
Term2 2019,
Term1 2020,
Term1 2021

NURS5396C

Bundoora Campus

TAFE

174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term2 2018,
Term1 2019,
Term2 2019,
Term1 2021

Course Contact: Rosemarie Russell

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 7478

Course Contact Email: rosemarie.russell@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This course describes the nursing skills and knowledge required to work in a primary health care environment including community-based, educational, occupational and informal settings, and in general practice.

 

Primary health care involves a person-centred and holistic approach to health care. It is made accessible to people by being located as close as possible to where they live, and supporting their full participation in a spirit of self-reliance and self-determination.

 

This course applies to enrolled nursing work carried out in consultation and collaboration with registered nurses and under supervisory arrangements aligned to the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia regulatory authority legislative requirements.

 

This course includes a Work Integrated Learning experience in which your knowledge and skills will be applied and assessed in a real or simulated workplace context and where feedback from industry and/or community is integral to your experience.


This course includes clinical placement.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

There are no pre-requisites for this unit of competency.



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

HLTENN015 Apply nursing practice in the primary health care setting

Elements:

1. Work as part of an interdisciplinary health care team in a primary health care environment

2. Recognise impact of a health problem on a person in the primary health care environment

3. Provide health education and health promotion for illness prevention

4. Perform nursing interventions that support a person's health care needs

5. Evaluate outcomes of planned primary health care and promote suitable resources


Learning Outcomes


Overview of Assessment

This assessment will incorporate a variety of methods including written, oral, practical tasks and activities.

You will be asked to personally demonstrate to your teacher/assessor the practical skills gained during this course to the relevant industry standards. Assessment activities will occur throughout this course and feedback will be provided at regular intervals