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NURS511 – Matauranga Whakahangai – He Tuapapa/Knowledge for Practice – Foundation

Module code
Module title
Matauranga Whakahangai – He Tuapapa/Knowledge for Practice – Foundation
To develop the knowledge and skills essential for beginning nursing practice.
  • HL0902
  • HL7000
NZQA Level
Level 5
NZQA Credits
Delivery method
  • Web-Enhanced
Learning hours
Total learning hours
Resources required
Teaching and Learning Strategy
May include: Project-based Learning; Flipped Classroom; Blended Learning; Work-integrated Learning; Inclusive Practices.
Methods may include workshops and practical classes, tutorials, case-based learning, inquiry-based learning, group activities & discussion, supported online learning, practice simulation.
Learning Outcomes
1. Apply knowledge of nursing and hauora assessment skills across the lifespan.
2. Demonstrate safe nursing practice in a simulated environment.
3. Demonstrate whakawhanaungatanga in a simulated nursing environment.
Learning Outcome 1
Privacy and confidentiality
Technology in healthcare
Hauora models of care

Learning Outcome 2
Essential nursing skills
Introduction to medication management and drug calculations
Personal Awareness/Safety/Wellbeing/Trauma
Introduction to infection prevention and control
Theory and skills required to undertake a systematic hauora assessment across the lifespan.

Learning Outcome 3
Therapeutic relationships
Assessment Criteria
The portfolio is comprised of multiple components. Students need to provide evidence against all learning outcomes and gain an overall mark of 50%to pass this module with a minimum mark of 40% in each part of the portfolio.
Learning and Teaching Resource
An extended reading list will be supplied by the academic staff member at the commencement of the module. This will be updated annually.

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