Nursing Practicum II
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Lectures (6 hrs per week)
The theory component of this trimester is delivered from 25 July to 7 October. There is two weeks recess 19 & 25 September. Lectures will continue to focus on the privileged role of being present in a persons health journey, the professional role of the nurse, theory of practice and the foundations of health assessment. Topics will extend the knowledge and skills you have developed in your first clinical placement and prepare you for your second clinical placement which commences in the week of 10 October.
Tutorials (2 hrs per week)
Please bring your clinical pack and wear attire appropriate to participate in clinical skills - guidance will be given in the first session as to what attire is required.
Tutorials may consist of group work, workshops and assessment skill practice. The aim of the tutorials is to begin to apply concepts and theory into practice.
|Clinical Practice 10 October - 2 December,|
Students who successfully complete the paper should be able to:
Meet the following learning outcomes:
1. Exemplify and reflect upon the role and scope of the nurse within clinical,
professional, ethical and legal parameters;
2. Critically review the role of the nurse in achieving equity in health outcomes
amongst people from diverse backgrounds including migrants and those with
3. Demonstrate competency in effective communication and negotiating a
therapeutic relationship with clients / tāngata whaiora and whānau across
the lifespan and care continuum;
4. Demonstrate skills in holistic health assessment, clinical reasoning and
5. Review Māori and Pacific models of health care and cultural responsiveness,
drawing on examples of clinical practice;
6. Demonstrate competent practice in relation to patient safety, cultural
safety and quality of life indicators in response to assessment and
implementation of care, that incorporates physical and psychological well-
7. Critically review the role of e-health and digital technology in the provision of
8. Implement, document and critically review an evidence-based plan-of-care
and communicate to other members of the nursing team; and
9. Critically review the contribution of the nurse to equity, population health,
health promotion and health literacy.Linked to the following assessments:
Paper assessment components are graded, and students must achieve an overall grade equivalent to 50 percent to pass the paper.
All assessment tasks must be attempted.
The internal assessment/exam ratio (as stated in the University Calendar) is 100:0. There is no final exam. The final exam makes up 0% of the overall mark.
The internal assessment/exam ratio (as stated in the University Calendar) is 100:0 or 0:0, whichever is more favourable for the student. The final exam makes up either 0% or 0% of the overall mark.
Error: Assessment components must add up to 100%
At least one Assessment Component needs to be entered
|Component Description||Due Date||Time||Percentage of overall mark||Submission Method||Compulsory|
|1. Client information resource||
22 Aug 2022
16 Sep 2022
|3. Group project||
2 Oct 2022
No set time
|4. Case Study||
7 Nov 2022
21 Nov 2022
Required and Recommended Readings*
Crisp,J., Douglas C., Rebeiro, G., Waters, D. (2021). Potter & Perry's Fundamentals of Nursing (6th Ed.). Elsevier
Foster, K., Marks, P., O'Brien, A., & Raeburn, T. (2020). Mental Health in Nursing: Theory and Practice for Clinical Settings. Elsevier Health Sciences.
Wepa,D. (2015). Cultural Safety In Aotearoa New Zealand (2nd Ed.). Cambridge University Press.
Bickley, Szilagyi, P. G., Hoffman, R. M., & Soriano, R. P. (2020). Bates’ Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking. (13th ed.). Wolters Kluwer Health.
This paper has a Moodle page where you will be able to lecture notes and slides, lecture recordings, tutorial notes and assessment materials. Here, you will find the most up to date information, so please check this frequently as there may be slight deviations from this outline.Please Note: Moodle will also be used for class notices. Please make sure you check the site regularly.