NURS641 – Matauranga Whakahangai – Te Mahi Tiaki Tonu/Knowledge for Practice – Continuing Care

Module code
Module title
Matauranga Whakahangai – Te Mahi Tiaki Tonu/Knowledge for Practice – Continuing Care
To practice in partnership with individuals and whanau experiencing long-term healthcare needs.?
  • 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. Articulate clinical reasoning when nursing individuals and whanau experiencing long-term healthcare needs across the lifespan.
2. Explain the pathophysiology underlying long-term conditions experienced by individuals.
3. Articulate the relationship between cultural safety and cultural openness in nursing practice.
4. Compare and contrast models of hauora within long-term care.
Learning Outcome 1
Clinical reasoning in long-term care
Health, justice and equity
Continuing care with individuals and whanau across the lifespan
Mental health and addiction in the context of continuing care
Adverse/traumatic experiences across the lifespan
Evidence-based practice and research approaches in long term care

Learning Outcome 2
Medication management
Health education

Learning Outcome 3
Cultural safety and cultural openness

Learning Outcome 4
Hauora in long term care
Models of hauora
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.