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NURS501 – Nga Whakatinanatanga Tapuhi: Whakaora Tangata / Enrolled Nursing Practice: Acute Care

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Module code
NURS501
Module title
Nga Whakatinanatanga Tapuhi: Whakaora Tangata / Enrolled Nursing Practice: Acute Care
Prescription
To enable students to demonstrate the knowledge, skills and attitudes in an acute care (medical/surgical/peri-operative) setting to meet the requirements of the Nursing Council of New Zealand competencies for the Enrolled Nurse scope of practice.
Programmes
  • HL7000
  • HS1702
NZQA Level
Level 5
NZQA Credits
30
Delivery method
  • Web-Enhanced
Learning hours
Total learning hours
300
Resources required
Learning Outcomes
Identify and describe causes, signs and symptoms, underpinning pathophysiology, treatment and nursing interventions for acute alterations in physical health status.
Describe the continuum of care for health consumers experiencing an acute alteration in physical health status.
Reflect on the implications of socio-economic and socio-cultural realities on consumers and their family and/or whnau due to acute physical health alterations.
Recognise and respond appropriately including assessing and initiating interventions to rapidly changing situations in acute care settings.
Maintain a safe environment for self, health consumers, families and/or whnau, and co-workers.
Apply the principles of safe medication storage and administration within the legal framework and institutional policy of the specific clinical setting.
Meet the Nursing Council of New Zealand competencies for the Enrolled Nurse scope of practice.
Content
Acute alterations in physical health
Continuum of care
Cultural and psychosocial impact of acute alteration on health on clients and families/whnau.
Clinical risk assessment
Safe environment
Medication management
Clinical experience with an acute care focus
Teaching and Learning Strategy
Lectures, tutorials, simulation, group discussions, guest speakers, independent learning, e-learning, work integration.
Assessment Criteria
Multi-choice testPass
Clinical Competency AssessmentPass

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