Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 42 lectures/tutorials/seminars, 12 clinical laboratory sessions, 160 clinical practicum, TOTAL: 214 hours |
Total Time Commitment:
A pass in the following subjects prior to enrolment:
Study Period Commencement:
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This subject requires students to actively and safely contribute to clinical activities. Students who think their disability will impact on meeting this requirement are encouraged to discuss this matter with the Nursing Course Coordinator and the Disability Liaison Unit.
CoordinatorMs Amanda Connors
Melbourne School of Health Sciences
The University of Melbourne
Alan Gilbert Building
This is a capstone subject in which students will further consolidate and apply the knowledge they have acquired from Nursing Science 1, 2 & 3, Nursing Assessment and Care, Clients With Acute and Chronic Illness, Clients with Complex Health States and case-based learning scenarios which feature complex patient health problems.
At the completion of this subject students should be able to:
1) Drug calculation (20%) (Due Week 2)
3) Summative Appraisal - due week 12 (Pass/Fail)
100% Drug Calculation
Attendance at all Professional Experience Placement days is compulsory
Attendance at all Simulated Learning Laborotory sessions is compulsory
Stedman’s medical dictionary for the health professions and nursing. Australian and New Zealand Edition (5th ed.). (2005)
Perrin, R. (2009). Pocket guide to APA style (3rd ed.). Boston: Houghton Mifflin College.
Education Innovations. (2005). Nursing Calculations (Version 6.0.0). ( General Relativity Pty Ltd, CD-ROM 2005 release).
Bullock, S., Manias, E., & Galbraith, A. (2007). Fundamentals of pharmacology (5th ed.). Australia: Frenchs Forest: Pearson Education.
Crisp, J. & Taylor, C. (2009). Potter and Perry’s Fundamentals of Nursing (3rd ed.). Chatswod, NSW: Elsevier Australia.
Lim, A. (ED). (2008). Australia New Zealand Nursing & Midwifery drug handwbook (4th ed.). Broadway, NSW: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
Elder, R., Evans, K., & Nizette, D. (2009). Psychiatric and mental health nursing (2nd ed.). Sydney: Elsevier Mosby
Brown, D., & Edwards, H. (2008). Lewis’ medical-surgical nursing (2nd ed.). Sydney: Elsevier Mosby.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
At the completion of this subject, students should be able to demonstrate:
|Links to further information:||www.nursing.unimelb.edu.au|
Master of Nursing Science |
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