In a 120 hour supervised placement you will care for patients or clients in one or more healthcare settings where you have the opportunity to work in health care teams to provide quality, safe care. You will draw on previous learning to develop your practice and focus on a patient’s change in health status. You will plan, select and implement evidence based therapeutic interventions. You will critically self-appraise your practice and your facilitator will evaluate your work using the accepted nursing standards for practice at a level consistent with a developing nursing student.
|Placement – PEP||120hrs||Refer to Format||Once Only|
200 Level (Developing)
|Course Learning Outcomes On successful completion of this course, you should be able to...||Graduate Qualities Completing these tasks successfully will contribute to you becoming...|
|1||Demonstrate a satisfactory level of nursing practice according to the national NMBA Registered nurse standards for practice at a developing student level.||
|2||Know and behave in accordance with the NMBA Code of Conduct for nurses and ICN Code of Ethics.||
|3||Have completed the allocated practice hours for the course.||
Refer to the USC Glossary of terms for definitions of “pre-requisites, co-requisites and anti-requisites”.
NUR226 and enrolled in Program SC391 or SC392
Limited Grading (PNP)
Feedback is provided continuously throughout the placement. The ANSAT will be used to provide further feedback if it is required. A learning plan might be implemented if required to provide further feedback and identify areas of improvement needed to successfully complete the course.
|Delivery mode||Task No.||Assessment Product||Individual or Group||What is the duration / length?||When should I submit?||Where should I submit it?|
A 12-unit course will have total of 150 learning hours which will include directed study hours (including online if required), self-directed learning and completion of assessable tasks. Directed study hours may vary by location. Student workload is calculated at 12.5 learning hours per one unit.
Please note: Course information, including specific information of recommended readings, learning activities, resources, weekly readings, etc. are available on the course Canvas site– Please log in as soon as possible.
Please note that you need to have regular access to the resource(s) listed below. Resources may be required or recommended.
|Required||n/a||0||Skills in Clinical Nursing||n/a||Pearson|
|Required||USC||2022||Student Clinical Placement Handbook||n/a||n/a|
|Recommended||Adriana P. Tiziani||2017||Havard's Nursing Guide to Drugs||10th ed||Elsevier|
|Recommended||Tracy Levett-Jones,Kerry Reid-Searl,Sharon Bourgeois||2018||The Clinical Placement||n/a||Elsevier Health Sciences|
Please familiarise yourself with the Student Handbook available through the link in Sonia. It contains all the information and procedures that guide the conduct of your work integrated learning experience in this course. Please note your Summative ANSAT tool will not be finalised until you have completed the allocated hours for this course. If you are unable to attend any hours you will be required to complete these. Your grade for the course will not be finalised until all requirements are satisfactorily completed. You are required to wear the USC nursing/midwifery student uniform to clinical placement. You may need to travel to placement and you will need to cover these costs.
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