Completion of an in-depth case study demonstrating application of nursing frameworks and integration of theory, research and practice.
Drawing on clinical experience to demonstrate mastery of subject matter and professional practice, students will evaluate aspects of nursing care to develop quality initiatives for health outcomes and recommendations to innovate and improve current practice. Students will undertake the clinical elective (NURS 504) in tandem with this paper.
|Paper title||Integration of Nursing Theory and Practice|
|Teaching period||1st Non standard period (11 June 2018 - 9 November 2018)|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$1,320.50|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$4,745.00|
- NURS 447, NURS 501, NURS 502, NURS 503
- NURS 504
- Limited to
- An undergraduate degree in any discipline with at least three years' full-time study and a B average in the final two years of the degree.
- More information link
- View more information about the Master of Nursing Science (MNSc)
- Teaching staff
- Chris Moir
- Paper Structure
- NURS 504 will be undertaken concurrently with this paper.
- Teaching Arrangements
- The student will have an academic supervisor (10 hours) but is expected to work independently to develop their case study.
- No set text.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Interdisciplinary perspective, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
- Learning Outcomes
- At successful completion of the paper students will be able to:
- Critically analyse and then utilise a theoretical framework to collaboratively assess, plan, implement and evaluate the nursing care of an individual, family/whÄnau or community
- Incorporate teaching and learning principles relevant to an individual, family/whÄnau or communities
- Appraise research and other appropriate information, including national guidelines, policy and protocols, and integrate findings into the care of an individual, family/whÄnau or communities and current professional practice
- Demonstrate appropriate cultural safety, competency and literacy in their interactions with an individual, family/whÄnau or community that ensure optimal outcomes
- Practise collaboratively with interdisciplinary team members in partnership with an individual, family/whÄnau or communities to provide appropriate health care
- Demonstrate the ability to identify ethical issues