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Clinical Practice 2: Medical/Primary Health/Aged Care/Medical Rehabilitation (NUR155)

Organisational Unit School of Health Professions
Credit Points 1
Availability PEEL: SS2-placement
Description This unit is the second of six clinical practice units which provide the opportunity for students to develop clinical skills, knowledge and competency within different clinical contexts. Each of the units is intended to incrementally support students in their transition from nursing student to registered nurse. Building on the first clinical practice unit the focus is on the application of the fundamental nursing skills and knowledge that are the basis of nursing practice.
Timetabled Learning Activities Clinical Practice: 8 hours per day for 15 days (120 hours) within allocated placement period. Students will also be required to undertake an additional 8 hours in total pre and post placement for preparation and feedback.
Assessment Students must demonstrate evidence of meeting the ANMC National Competency Standards for Registered Nurses (2006) at a level commensurate with a second semester nursing student to achieve a pass in this unit. Assessment will be based on the SHP Student Clinical portfolio containing:
* Student objectives for the particular clinical practice context
* Reflective papers about the student's experience within the particular clinical practice context
* Employer Competency Assessments
* Attendance Requirements
* Clinical Skills Assessments
* Interim and Final Regulatory assessments by clinical nurse facilitators, supervisors and staff in the clinical context within which the student is practising.
Prerequisites NUR151 Clinical Practice 1, NUR153 Primary Health Care, NUR105 Nursing Health Assessment and Physical Examination and NUR154 Human Structure and Function 2.
Exclusions Students who have successfully completed other clinical context and hours should contact the Academic Chair.
Notes Students will apply the skills and knowledge gained in the theoretical units and clinical laboratories to the clinical contexts to which they are assigned. The clinical fieldwork will contribute to the total of 1008 clinical hours over the six clinical practice units.
Assessment A result of Ungraded Pass or Fail is awarded for this unit.
Previously 2013: 'Clinical Practice 2 - Medical/Primary Health'
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