HNN733 - Clinical Excellence in Nurse Practitioner Practice

Year:

2020 unit information

Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule:

Must be enrolled in one of the following courses: H645, H665, H666, H667, H672, H675, H676, H771, H773, H776 or undertaken as a single unit of study

Prerequisite:

For H773 Master of Nursing Practice (Nurse Practitioner) students: HNN730, HNN731, HNN780, HNN704, HNN781, HNN749

Corequisite:

Student enrolled in H676 or H771: Nil

Students enrolled in H773: HNN732

Incompatible with:

Nil

Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

Online independent and collaborative learning activities including 3 x 1 hour online seminars (recordings provided)

Content

The aim of this unit is to combine the different components of advanced practice that constitutes the nurse practitioner role encompassing responsibility, accountability and patient/client advocacy. Students will be prepared to integrate advanced patient assessment skills, diagnostic reasoning, mental health, cultural issues and pathophysiology and pharmacology knowledge in the development of a patient management plan for those with complex care requirements. The student will identify abnormal variations from normal physiological health states and critically analyse treatment plans that encompass evidence-based practice of their clinical domain. The student will develop their research capability in accessing evidence-based practice within the multidisciplinary team.

This unit is a core unit of the Master of Nursing Practice (Nurse Practitioner). In addition to the academic requirements and assessment tasks listed below, students who plan on applying to the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) for endorsement as a Nurse Practitioner, are required to:

  • Undertake 20 hours of approved clinical placement per week in each trimester of study in the course.
  • Successfully complete at least one Clinical Competency Assessment Tool (CCAT) linked to this unit.
  • Continuously maintain the Professional Portfolio, details of which are provided on the Master of Nursing Practice (Nurse Practitioner) course site.

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