NURS632 – Wa Whakanohonoho – Te Mahi Tiaki Rawa/Clinical Practicum – Complex Care

Module code
Module title
Wa Whakanohonoho – Te Mahi Tiaki Rawa/Clinical Practicum – Complex Care
To practice in partnership with individuals and whanau experiencing acute and complex healthcare needs across the lifespan.
  • HL0902
NZQA Level
Level 6
NZQA Credits
Delivery method
  • Web-Enhanced
Learning hours
Directed hours
Self directed 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 clinical reasoning and decision-making frameworks within acute and complex care settings.
2. Negotiate care underpinned by Te Tiriti o Waitangi/Treaty of Waitangi in partnership with individuals, whanau and other health professionals.
3. Apply the principles of cultural safety to demonstrate cultural openness in nursing practice.
4. Reflect upon and evaluate the effectiveness of nursing care.
Clinical practicum in acute and complex care including medical and surgical settings.
Assessment Criteria
The portfolio is comprised of multiple components. Students need to provide evidence against all learning outcomes and gain 50% in the Evidence Portfolio with a minimum mark of 40% in each part of the portfolio and pass the Clinical Competence Assessment to pass this module. Students must complete a minimum of 224 hours of clinical practicum to be eligible to complete the Clinical Competence Assessment.
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.