University of Technology Sydney

93206 Introduction to Clinical Practice

6cp; standard/intensive: 1hr per week (online lecture) x 3 weeks; preparation for Clinical Placement session (on campus) x 1, 5hrs per week (laboratory) x 4 weeks
Requisite(s): 93202 Preparation for Clinical Practice AND 93204c Foundations of Nursing Practice 1B AND 93201 Foundations of Nursing Practice 1 A
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This subject prepares students for their first clinical placement and builds on and consolidate skills and concepts covered in the subject 93202 Preparation for Clinical Practice. Students develop skills in the assessment and interpretation of health data using critical thinking and the clinical reasoning cycle through the use of common patient stories and clinical scenarios that align with 93204 Foundations 1B. The clinical case studies and patient stories used in this subject are related to diabetes, obesity and mental health and have been chosen as they are identified as National Health Priorities and associated with significant morbidity and mortality in the community. Students practice within the framework of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) Registered Nurse Standards for Practice and the Patient Safety Competency Framework (PSCF).

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