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NURS401 – Pukenga Nehi / Nursing as a Profession: Enrolled Nursing

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Module code
NURS401
Module title
Pukenga Nehi / Nursing as a Profession: Enrolled Nursing
Prescription
To enable students to develop contemporary knowledge underpinning enrolled nursing practice.
Programmes
  • HS1702
NZQA Level
Level 4
NZQA Credits
15
Delivery method
  • Web-Enhanced
Learning hours
Total learning hours
150
Resources required
Learning Outcomes
Describe the enrolled nurse scope of practice and its relationship to the scope and roles of the registered nurse and the inter-professional health care team.
Identify and discuss relevant legislation, ethical principles standards and codes pertaining to health care delivery and health consumer, family and/or whnau care.
Discuss a range of models of care and clinical decision making used in health care settings.
Identify and discuss the relationship between the Te Tiriti o Waitangi/Treaty of Waitangi and health care in New Zealand.
Identify and describe a range of contemporary nursing issues.
Content
-Roles and Functions of the Nurse Enrolled Nurse (EN), Registered Nurse (RN), Health Care Assistant (HCA); Scopes of practice (EN, RN); delegation and direction; relationships within Multi-Disciplinary Team (MDT).
-Relevant NZ Legislation and professional guidelines within nursing practice
-Code of Conduct; Code of Ethics; professional boundaries; professional conduct; informed consent.
-Te Tiriti o Waitangi/Treaty of Waitangi and health care in NZ
-Models of Care, Managed Care and Team Nursing; Primary Team Nursing; different healthcare settings
-Contemporary nursing issues in practice
Teaching and Learning Strategy
Lectures, tutorials, group simulations, case studies, scenarios, discussions, e-learning and independent learning.
Assessment Criteria
Short Answer Test5060
Assignment5040

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