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Trimester 3 (B) (only available for commencing students with credit for prior learning)
|Cohort rule:||(Normally students must be enrolled in the Bachelor of Nursing or an associated combined degree to enrol in this unit)|
L McTier (B)
Trimester 3 2012 C Cleary (B)
L McTier (B), L Mielnik (W), S Wells (S), G Rea (IKE)
1 x 2 hour lecture, 1 x 2 hour tutorial, 1 x 2 hour laboratory per week
|Note: Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.|
This unit is the second unit in the Clinical Studies in Nursing: Year 1 cluster. In this unit principles of nursing care introduced in previous units are further developed. Opportunities will be provided for students to develop an understanding of therapeutic medication administration, symptom management and management of behaviours of concern, for example, those related to dementia and delirium. To achieve this, principles of pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics will be introduced as the foundation for therapeutic use of medicines. The management of symptoms and behaviours of concern will be introduced through principles of comprehensive assessment, implementation of appropriate interventions, and evaluation of outcomes. Underpinning concepts of this unit are patient-centred care, evidence-based practice, and quality improvement approaches. Students will have opportunity to apply and integrate knowledge and skills learned in this unit and previous units during a two (2) week clinical placement.
Online tests 4 x 30 minutes (equivalent 2000 words) 40%, examination (2 hours closed book) 60%, laboratory skills (equivalent 1500 words) hurdle requirement, clinical assessment pass/fail (equivalent 2000 words)
Berman, A, Snyder, S, Levett-Jones, T, Dwyer, T, Hales, T, Harvey, N, Luxford, Y, Moxham, L, Park, T, Parker, B, Reid-Searl, K & Stanley, D 2012, Kozier and Erb’s fundamentals of nursing, 2nd edn, Pearson, Frenchs Forest, NSW.
Unit Fee Information
|Student Contribution Rate*||Student Contribution Rate**||Student Contribution Rate***||Fee rate - Domestic Students||Fee rate - International students|
* Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2010
** Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2009
*** Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2008
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.