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NURS503 – Nga Whakatinanatanga Tapuhi: Whakamatutu / Enrolled Nursing Practice: Rehabilitation and Community

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Module code
NURS503
Module title
Nga Whakatinanatanga Tapuhi: Whakamatutu / Enrolled Nursing Practice: Rehabilitation and Community
Prescription
To enable students to demonstrate knowledge, skills and attitudes to meet the requirements of the Nursing Council of New Zealand competencies for the Enrolled Nurse scope of practice in settings that support the principles of nursing care.
Programmes
  • HS1702
NZQA Level
Level 5
NZQA Credits
30
Delivery method
  • Web-Enhanced
Learning hours
Total learning hours
300
Resources required
Learning Outcomes
Describe the causes, signs and symptoms, underpinning pathophysiology, treatment and nursing interventions for a range of common long term conditions identified as health priorities in New Zealand health strategies.
Describe the impact of long term health alteration on health consumers, their families and/or whnau and the community.
Reflect on the implications of socio-economic and socio-cultural realities on consumers and their family and/or whnau due to long term health alteration(s).
Describe and apply the philosophies of care related to disability, rehabilitation, palliative care, continuing care and primary health care.
Discuss strategies that assist consumers and their families and/or whnau who live with long term health alteration(s) to meet their health needs, and maximise their capabilities.
Maintain a safe environment and demonstrate leadership skills within the health care team that promote wellness and independence of individuals.
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
New Zealand health strategies and priorities for long term conditions and related care
Principles of rehabilitation
Social determinants of health
Palliative care, hospice, long term care, residential care and community care
Services for health consumer, family/whanau and caring for the carer
Safe environment
Medication management
Clinical experience with a rehabilitation 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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