NRS276 Nursing Workplace Learning 3 (8)

This subject focuses on the principles of transpersonal caring and support students to develop transpersonal competencies in the workplace to enable them to care for people from diverse backgrounds, cultures or experiences. Students will also explore the use of evidence to support Clinical Reasoning and Nursing Practice.

Availability

Session 1 (30)
Online
Bathurst Campus

Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: NRS276. Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject Information

Grading System

HD/FL

Duration

One session

School

School of Nursing, Midwifery and Indigenous Health

Enrolment Restrictions

Bachelor of Nursing

Prerequisites

( NRS173 and NRS174 ) or ( NRS122 and NRS123 )

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to apply principles of transpersonal care to vulnerable and culturally diverse populations;
  • be able to apply legal, ethical and organisational requirements to the care of vulnerable and culturally diverse populations;
  • be able to analyse and apply evidence in practice; and
  • be able to satisfactorily complete the workplace learning assessments for this subject.

Syllabus

This subject will cover the following topics:
  • MODULE 1: TRANSPERSONAL CARING. THIS MODULE ENABLES STUDENTS' LEARNING IN RELATION TO THE FOLLOWING:
  • Building authentic relationships with the patient, and their family or significant others;
  • Being present through mindful communication;
  • Healing through transpersonal caring; and
  • Unconditional positive regard and transpersonal caring.
  • MODULE 2: CULTURAL SAFETY. THIS MODULE ENABLES STUDENTS' LEARNING IN RELATION TO THE FOLLOWING:
  • Definition of cultural safety in health settings;
  • Definition of diversity in health settings;
  • Cultural safety for culturally and linguistically diverse populations; and
  • Cultural safety for Indigenous Australians.
  • MODULE 3: CARING FOR VULNERABLE PEOPLE ACROSS THE LIFESPAN. THIS MODULE ENABLES STUDENTS' LEARNING IN RELATION TO THE FOLLOWING:
  • Definition of ' vulnerable people';
  • Special groups of people that may be considered vulnerable and how their needs and care differs:
  • People from a non-English background;
  • Immigrants;
  • Children;
  • People from a low socioeconomic background;
  • People with disabilities;
  • People with mental health disorders or illness; and
  • LGBTIQA + people.
  • MODULE 4: OLDER PEOPLE. THIS MODULE ENABLES STUDENTS' LEARNING IN RELATION TO THE FOLLOWING:
  • Theories of ageing (e.g. biological, sociological, psychological, and spiritual) with how they impact on the nursing care provided to older people;
  • Age-related changes;
  • Attitudes towards ageing and their effects on provision of care; and
  • Current polices and effectiveness of care for older people.
  • MODULE 5: EVIDENCE IN PRACTICE (2 WEEKS). THIS MODULE ENABLES STUDENTS' LEARNING IN RELATION TO THE FOLLOWING:
  • Use of evidence in practice;
  • Review search and locate evidence;
  • Components of a research article; and
  • How to read a research article for evidence.
  • MODULE 6: CARING IN THE PRACTICE SETTING - WORKPLACE LEARNING. THIS MODULE ENABLES STUDENTS' LEARNING IN RELATION TO THE FOLLOWING:
  • Caring in the practice setting and workplace learning; and
  • Workplace learning and clinical reasoning.

Workplace Learning

This subject contains a 22.86 days Compulsory Workplace Learning component.

This workplace learning experience focuses on the principles of transpersonal caring and support students to develop transpersonal competencies in the workplace to enable them to care for people from diverse backgrounds, cultures or experiences. Students will also explore the use of evidence to support their practice.

Special Resources

Students attending compulsory residential schools on CSU campuses will incur costs associated with travel, accommodation and required resources.  

Students will be required to attend compulsory residential schools throughout the year for this subject. 

The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: May 2021. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.

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