Course Title: Implement and monitor care for a person with diabetes

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5365 Diploma of Nursing

Course Title: Implement and monitor care for a person with diabetes

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)

NURS5397C

City Campus

TAFE

174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face

Term1 2018,
Term2 2018,
Term2 2019

NURS5398C

Bundoora Campus

TAFE

174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face

Term1 2018,
Term2 2018,
Term2 2019

Course Contact: Dinah van Ruyven

Course Contact Phone: 9925 4287

Course Contact Email: dinah.vanruyven@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This course describes the skills and knowledge required to provide nursing care to a person with diabetes including assessing needs, planning and implementing complex nursing interventions, evaluating outcomes, and educating the person on his/her condition and available resources.

 

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:

HLTENN025 Implement and monitor care for a person with diabetes

Elements:

1. Identify diabetes care services in the Australian health care environment

2. Assess the needs of a person with diabetes

3. Perform complex nursing interventions to assist a person to achieve and maintain optimal diabetes health

4. Evaluate the care plan for a person with diabetes, and support a person's self-management


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