Gippsland Second semester 2008 (Day)
Gippsland Second semester 2008 (Off-campus)
Peninsula Second semester 2008 (Day)
Peninsula Second semester 2008 (Off-campus)
The advance practice general nurse requires a diverse knowledge and skill base to appropriately and effectively assess and manage clients/patients in a hospital environment. This unit has a conceptual framework of education, advanced practice issues, clinical risk management and outcome resolution. The unit enables the student to develop proficiency in the holistic management of patients in a variety of hospital settings.
On completion of this unit students will be expected to be able to:
- Analyse the clinical issues supporting and complicating advanced practice in medical/ surgical nursing.
- Plan and implement appropriate, evidence based, therapeutic nursing interventions related to the management of medical and surgical patients.
- Plan and implement appropriate, evidence based, therapeutic nursing interventions related to the management of medical and surgical patients who also experience psychological and behavioral management dysfunction.
- Apply effective interpersonal skills in caring for the patient, their families and members of the multi-disciplinary team.
- Identify and analyse situational issues that support advance practice.
- Demonstrate an understanding of the socio-cultural, legal, ethical, and age related issues associated with the nursing management of medical and surgical patients.
Clinical performance appraisal
Objective Structured Clinical Assessment.
NUR5703 Advanced pathophysiology and health assessment