Health Across the Lifespan: Chronic and Complex Care (10199.1)
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|Discipline Of Nursing||Level 2 - Undergraduate Intermediate Unit|| Band 2 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021)
Band 3 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021)
Learning outcomesOn successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Articulate health promotion and primary care in the context of chronic and complex care;
2. Identify key self-management principles and strategies;
3. Discuss and practice motivational interviewing skills;
4. Critically analyse care coordination and self- management in the context of the risk of acute hospitalisation;
5. Demonstrate understanding of intensive (focused) care coordination for people with complex, unstable and comorbid conditions during hospitalisation, including early detection and secondary prevention strategies; and
6. Critically reflect on practice in the context of person and care centred care that is evidence informed and framed by communication, integration, resources and collaboration within a multi-disciplinary team.
Graduate attributes1. UC graduates are professional - communicate effectively
1. UC graduates are professional - display initiative and drive, and use their organisation skills to plan and manage their workload
1. UC graduates are professional - employ up-to-date and relevant knowledge and skills
1. UC graduates are professional - take pride in their professional and personal integrity
1. UC graduates are professional - use creativity, critical thinking, analysis and research skills to solve theoretical and real-world problems
1. UC graduates are professional - work collaboratively as part of a team, negotiate, and resolve conflict
2. UC graduates are global citizens - adopt an informed and balanced approach across professional and international boundaries
2. UC graduates are global citizens - behave ethically and sustainably in their professional and personal lives
2. UC graduates are global citizens - communicate effectively in diverse cultural and social settings
Prerequisites10198 Health Across the Lifespan: Adult Acute Health Issues OR 9049 Nursing Caring and Inquiry: Foundational.
This unit is only available to students in 364JA Bachelor of Nursing or 365JA Bachelor of Nursing Advanced.
Corequisites10207 Integrating Nursing Concepts 5 (Capstone 2) OR 9047 Learning for Professional Practice 5
Equivalent units9048 Nursing Caring and Inquiry: Complexity
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Readings will be provided in the Reading list section on the units Canvas site.
All UC nursing courses use APA 7th Edition for referencing:
American Psychological Association (2020). Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (7th Ed.).
Submission of assessment items
Special assessment requirements
To pass this unit, students must:
- Attempt all assessment items, and
- Achieve 50% overall.
Moderation will be undertaken for assessment items to ensure that marking is fair and consistent. Moderation processes are in line with the Faculty of Health guidelines and the University Assessment Procedures https://www.canberra.edu.au/Policies/PolicyProcedure/Index/369
There will be no supplementary assessments for this unit.
Students have a responsibility to uphold University standards on ethical scholarship. Good scholarship involves building on the work of others and use of others' work must be acknowledged with proper attribution made. Cheating, plagiarism, and falsification of data are dishonest practices that contravene academic values. Refer to the University's Student Charter for more information.
To enhance understanding of academic integrity, all students are expected to complete the Academic Integrity Module (AIM) at least once during their course of study. You can access this module within UCLearn (Canvas) through the 'Academic Integrity and Avoiding Plagiarism' link in the Study Help site.
Use of Text-Matching Software
The University of Canberra uses text-matching software to help students and staff reduce plagiarism and improve understanding of academic integrity. The software matches submitted text in student assignments against material from various sources: the internet, published books and journals, and previously submitted student texts.
Students are required to submit original work, ie their own work which has not previously been submitted for assessment in a unit of study. Submitting work that has already been submitted for assessment in another unit (self plagiarism) is grounds for Summary Inquiry investigation of academic misconduct, as students will have failed to comply with the University’s instructions in relation to an assessment.
You will note the student workload guideline above (6a).
The scheduling for all units in the Bachelor of Nursing as per Allocate+ indicates that students are expected to undertake up to 5 hours per week per unit of directed/self directed learning (SDL) related to assessment preparation, clinical learning or module content revision.
Each unit has virtual workshop/seminars of which one per module/week will typically be recorded for those who cannot make their scheduled times, this approach supports flexible delivery, recognising the many priorities that students are managing.
Inclusion and engagement
Students within 364JA Bachelor of Nursing must ensure that they meet the Inherent Requirements relevant to the profession of nursing – it is each students responsibility to read and understand these UC Nursing Inherent Requirements statements. For support in meeting the inherent requirements, please make a time with firstname.lastname@example.org and your course convenor BNConvenor@canberra.edu.au
It is required that students participate in all unit learning opportunities in this unit. This is inclusive of all scheduled face to face seminars, workshops, and on-line activities. Assessment items are linked to the unit learning outcomes, the NMBA Registered Nurse standards for practice and professional codes. Therefore, it is expected that students will attend and actively participate in all face-to-face learning opportunities for this unit.
Required IT skills
Please note Section 4B: materials required. You will require computer skills to access the internet upload to the Canvas university site submissions in various formats. This unit may involve online meetings in real time using a virtual room. To participate verbally, rather than just typing, you will need a microphone. For best audio quality we recommend a microphone and speaker headset. For more information and to test your computer, please visit the UCLearn Student Help link.
Work placement, internships or practicums