Course Title: Contribute to nursing care of a person with diabetes

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5417 Diploma of Nursing

Course Title: Contribute to nursing care of a person with diabetes

Portfolio: Vocational Education

Nominal Hours: 80

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Important Information:

Please note that this course will have compulsory in-person attendance requirements for some teaching activities.
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Course Contact: Rosemarie Russell

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 7478

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



Course Description

In this course, you will gain knowledge of the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to provide nursing care to a person with diabetes including assessing needs, planning and implementing nursing interventions, evaluating outcomes, and educating the person on the condition and available resources.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

HLTENN057 Contribute to nursing care of a person with diabetes

Elements:

1. Assess needs of a person with diabetes.

2. Perform nursing interventions to assist in achieving and maintaining optimal diabetes health.

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

4. Evaluate care plan for a person with diabetes and support self-management.


Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate competency in the above elements. 


Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this course is ongoing throughout the semester. Your knowledge and understanding of course content is assessed through participation in class exercises, oral/written presentations and through the application of learned skills and insights. Full assessment briefs will be provided and can be found on CANVAS.