NURS11157 - Lifespan Approach to Health and Wellness for Nursing
Term 1 - 2017


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Overview

This unit adopts a lifespan approach to introduce you to a variety of developmental theories including biological, psychological and social elements. Illness prevention and health promotion models relevant to registered nurses are also examined. You will have the opportunity to critically analyse and apply these theoretical concepts through interaction with peers and others through a variety of mediums.

Details

Career Level Undergraduate
Unit Level Level 1
Credit Points 6
Student Contribution Band [not found]
Fraction of Full-Time Student Load 0.125

Attendance Requirements

All on-campus students are expected to attend scheduled classes – in some units, these classes are identified as a mandatory (pass/fail) component and attendance is compulsory. International students, on a student visa, must maintain a full time study load and meet both attendance and academic progress requirements in each study period (satisfactory attendance for International students is defined as maintaining at least an 80% attendance record).

Offerings

Term 1 - 2017
  • Bundaberg
  • Distance
  • Rockhampton

Website

This unit has a website, within the Moodle system, which is available two weeks before the start of term. It is important that you visit your Moodle site throughout the term. Go to Moodle

Recommended Student Time Commitment

Each 6-credit Undergraduate unit at CQUniversity requires an overall time commitment of an average of 12.5 hours of study per week, making a total of 150 hours for the unit.

Class Timetable

Assessment Overview

Assessment Task Weighting
1. Practical and Written Assessment 50%
2. Written Assessment 50%

This is a graded unit: your overall grade will be calculated from the marks or grades for each assessment task, based on the relative weightings shown in the table above. You must obtain an overall mark for the unit of at least 50%, or an overall grade of ‘pass’ in order to pass the unit. If any ‘pass/fail’ tasks are shown in the table above they must also be completed successfully (‘pass’ grade). You must also meet any minimum mark requirements specified for a particular assessment task, as detailed in the ‘assessment task’ section (note that in some instances, the minimum mark for a task may be greater than 50%). Consult the University’s Grades and Results Procedures for more details of interim results and final grades.

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Feedback, Recommendations and Responses

Every unit is reviewed for enhancement each year. At the most recent review, the following staff and student feedback items were identified and recommendations were made.

Feedback Source Recommendation
Textbook Have Your Say retain textbook due to excellent sections that match the progressive nature of the course.
On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to:
  1. Connect lifespan developmental theories to the nursing care of individuals and families.
  2. Within a nursing context apply lifespan developmental theories to inform strategies for health promotion and illness prevention to support individuals and families.
  3. Use the principles of cultural awareness to develop strategies to communicate effectively with individuals and families.

The Learning outcomes are linked to the Australian Nursing & Midwifery Accreditation Council (ANMAC) Standards for registered nurses and the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) registered nurse practice.

Alignment of Assessment Tasks to Learning Outcomes

Assessment Tasks Learning Outcomes
1 2 3
1 - Practical and Written Assessment
2 - Written Assessment

Alignment of Graduate Attributes to Learning Outcomes

  • Introductory Level
  • Intermediate Level
  • Graduate Level
Graduate Attributes Learning Outcomes
1 2 3
1. Communication
2. Problem Solving
3. Critical Thinking
4. Information Literacy  
5. Team Work      
6. Information Technology Competence  
7. Cross Cultural Competence
8. Ethical practice

Alignment of Assessment Tasks to Graduate Attributes

  • Introductory Level
  • Intermediate Level
  • Graduate Level
Assessment Tasks Graduate Attributes
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
1 - Practical and Written Assessment  
2 - Written Assessment  

Prescribed Textbooks

Health & Human Behaviour
Author/s: Jones D & Creedy K Year: 2012
Edition: 3rd Publisher: Oxford
City: South Melbourne State: VIC
Country: Australia
View textbooks at the CQUniversity Bookshop
Note: Students require ongoing access to this text for the entire unit. All Quizzes relate to material from the prescribed edition. Please ensure you have the correct edition of this text. An e-version of this text is also available.

IT Resources

You will need access to the following IT resources:
  • CQUniversity Student Email
  • Internet
  • Unit Website (Moodle)
All submissions for this unit must use the American Psychological Association (APA) referencing style (details can be obtained here). For further information, see the Assessment Tasks below.
Unit CoordinatorKatrina Lane-Krebs (k.lane-krebs@cqu.edu.au)
Note: Check the Term-Specific section for any additional contact information provided by the teaching team
Week Begin Date Module/Topic Chapter Events and Submissions
Week 1 06-03-2017

The Big Picture: What is Health?

Chapter 1

Week 2 13-03-2017

Models of care provision, reactions and impacts

Chapter 4, 5 & 6

Week 3 20-03-2017

Socialisation, influence & inequalities

Chapter 7, 8, 9 & 14


Week 4 27-03-2017

Introduction to Childhood stage of the lifespan

Chapter 2 (pp. 20- 29)

Chapter 4 (p. 58)

Week 5 03-04-2017

Introduction to Adolescence stage of the life span

Chapter 2 (pp. 30-39)

Chapter 10

Week 5: ASSESSMENT: Quiz A (textbook readings from weeks 1-2-3) (chapters 1,4,5,6 & 8 and random questions relating to previous chapters) OPENS 3 April 2017 CLOSES 10 April 2017

Vacation Week 10-04-2017

VACATION

Week 6 17-04-2017

Introduction Young adulthood

Chapter 3 & 4

Specific attention:

Emotional intelligence Ch.2 (p. 29)

Fluid intelligence Ch. 3 (p. 38)

Crystallised intelligence Ch. 3 (p. 39)

Risky behaviours Ch. 4 (pp. 54-58; 94-98)

Week 6: ASSESSMENT: Quiz B (textbook readings from weeks 4-5) (chapters 7,9,2,3 and random questions relating to previous chapters) OPENS 17 April 2017 CLOSES 24 April 2017

Week 7 24-04-2017

Introduction to Middle Adulthood

Chapter 3 (pp. 35- 39)

Week 8 01-05-2017

Introduction to Older Adults

Chapter 3 (pp. 39-47)

Week 8: ASSESSMENT: Quiz C (textbook readings from weeks 6-7-8 (chapters 10, 11, 12 & 13 and random questions relating to previous chapters) OPENS 1 May 2017 CLOSES 8 May 2017

Week 9 08-05-2017

Understanding pain, stress, trauma & coping

Chapters 4, 11, 12 & 13


Week 10 15-05-2017 Health promotion and Illness prevention

Chapter 16

Week 10: ASSESSMENT: Quiz D (textbook readings from weeks 9, 10 & 11) (chapters 14 & 16 and random questions relating to previous chapters) OPENS 15 May 2017 CLOSES 22 May 2017

Week 11 22-05-2017

Health literacy & Inequalities

Chapter 15

Week 11: ASSESSMENT: Written Assessment -Essay Due: 4pm Friday 26th May 2017 (On-line submission)

Week 12 29-05-2017

Reflections, self-care & wellness

Chapter 15 (p. 277)

Chapter 5 (pp. 81-83)

Week 12: ASSESSMENT: Quiz E (textbook readings from weeks 1-11) (chapters 1-16) OPENS 29 May 2017 CLOSES 5 June 2017

Review/Exam Week 05-06-2017

There is NO examination scheduled for this unit

Exam Week 12-06-2017

There is NO examination scheduled for this unit

Students are required to have access to the prescribed textbook for this unit. All progressive assessment items relate to the prescribed edition of the textbook.

1 Practical and Written Assessment

Assessment Title Assessment Item 1 Progressive Assessment: Online Quizzes
Task Description

Task Description: Progressive assessments are in the form of on-line quizzes.

  • This assessment item consists of multiple choice questions.
  • There are 20 questions per quiz.
  • There is a 2 hour time limit per quiz and students will have only ONE attempt at each quiz.
  • Each Quiz has a Weighting of 10% making a total Weighting of 50%.
  • All questions relate to the material covered in the set text.
  • Questions will require understanding of terms and concepts including the ability to critically analyse and apply the theoretical concepts to scenario situations.
  • This is an OPEN BOOK assessment. Please note this is ONE assessment composed of five parts.

Assessment Due Date Quiz A OPENS 3 April 2017 CLOSES 10 April 2017 Quiz B OPENS 17 April 2017 CLOSES 24 April 2017 Quiz C OPENS 1 May 2017 CLOSES 8 May 2017 Quiz D OPENS 15 May 2017 CLOSES 22 May 2017 Quiz E OPENS 29 May 2017 CLOSES 5 June 2017
Return Date to Students Quizzes: Immediate indication of the number of correct responses will be available via Moodle. In accordance with policy: Any marks and/or grades for assessments released to students prior to Certification of Grades are provisional, and are subject to moderation and confirmation through the relevant Program and Divisional Assessment Committees. No examination marks will be released until after the process of moderation and certification of grades. All confirmed assessment marks, including final assessment and examination marks, will be made available to students after final grades have been publis
Weighting 50%
Assessment Criteria

Quiz questions will cover material from the prescribed text.

Week 5: ASSESSMENT: Quiz A (textbook readings from weeks 1-2-3) (chapters 1,4,5,6 & 8 and random questions relating to previous chapters) OPENS 3 April 2017 CLOSES 10 April 2017

Week 6: ASSESSMENT: Quiz B (textbook readings from weeks 4-5) (chapters 7,9,2,3 and random questions relating to previous chapters) OPENS 17 April 2017 CLOSES 24 April 2017

Week 8: ASSESSMENT: Quiz C (textbook readings from weeks 6-7-8 (chapters 10, 11, 12 & 13 and random questions relating to previous chapters) OPENS 1 May 2017 CLOSES 8 May 2017

Week 10: ASSESSMENT: Quiz D (textbook readings from weeks 9, 10 & 11) (chapters 14, 15 & 16 and random questions relating to previous chapters) OPENS 15 May 2017 CLOSES 22 May 2017

Week 12: ASSESSMENT: Quiz E (textbook readings from weeks 1-11) (chapters 1-16) OPENS 29 May 2017 CLOSES 5 June 2017

Referencing Style American Psychological Association (APA)
Submission Online

Quizzes are accessed through the unit Moodle site for NURS11157

Learning Outcomes Assessed
This section can be expanded to view the assessed learning outcomes

1. Connect lifespan developmental theories to the nursing care of individuals and families.

2. Within a nursing context apply lifespan developmental theories to inform strategies for health promotion and illness prevention to support individuals and families.

3. Use the principles of cultural awareness to develop strategies to communicate effectively with individuals and families.

Graduate Attributes
This section can be expanded to view the assessed graduate attributes

1. Communication

2. Problem Solving

3. Critical Thinking

4. Information Literacy

6. Information Technology Competence

7. Cross Cultural Competence

8. Ethical practice



2 Written Assessment

Assessment Title Assessment Item 2 — Essay
Task Description

Due date: Monday Written Assessment Due End of Week 11 ( Friday 26th May 2017) (4:00 PM AEST(Australian Eastern Standard Time) ASSESSMENT
Weighting: 50% 2
Length: Individual Essay: 2000 words

Details

This is an INDIVIDUAL assessment task. This assessment item requires students to compose an essay using information from the scenarios provided. Students select ONE of three offered scenarios (located on the unit Moodle site). The essay requires students to link the theory, terms and concepts encountered throughout NURS11157 explain and analyse the behaviour, thoughts and perceptions of the selected client. It is essential to remember the focus of the assessment item is on the behaviour, thoughts and perceptions of the client not the health condition.

The essay - case study must include:

  • title/cover page
  • abstract
  • table of contents
  • introduction
  • discussion
  • conclusion
  • reference list

The essay - case study is divided into parts and students are encouraged to use headings throughout the paper to provide structure- the Discussion Sections may be used as a heading.

The case study is divided into parts and students are encouraged to use headings throughout the paper to provide structure- the Discussion Sections may be used as a heading.

Discussion Sections Suggested topic areas to be considered may include:
Introduction to the client Who is the client? Identify the health concern. What model of Health care is apparent.
Factors affecting health decisions and behaviour Making health decisions The impact of social influences and inequalities in making decisions about health
Psycho-physiological aspects of health Relationship between emotions and health - stress and stress management. Identify types of behavioral responses that are evident.
Prevention of illness and promotion of health Illness prevention & Health promotion impacts - propose an intervention to benefits your clients situation

Assessment Due Date Friday 26th May 2017 at 4.00PM (Australian Eastern Standard Time)
Return Date to Students In accordance with policy: Any marks and/or grades for assessments released to students prior to Certification of Grades are provisional, and are subject to moderation and confirmation through the relevant Program and Divisional Assessment Committees. No examination marks will be released until after the process of moderation and certification of grades. All confirmed assessment marks, including final assessment and examination marks, will be made available to students after final grades have been published.
Weighting 50%
Assessment Criteria

Marking Criteria – Case Study NURS11157 Case Study - Essay

Student name: Student Number:

HD D C P F Marks
Structure -15%
Excellent presentation of assignment with inclusion of all correct components, double line spaced, 12 point font, page numbers, title page, well-structured academic abstract and a contents page. Consistently accurate with spelling, grammar and paragraph structure. Well-presented assignment, double line spaced, 12 point font, page numbers, title page, concise abstract and a contents page, 1 or 2 error in spelling, grammar or paragraph structure. Well-presented assignment, double line spaced, 12 point font, page numbers, title page, abstract and a contents page, 3 or 4 consistent errors with spelling, grammar or paragraph structure Adequate assignment presentation, double line spaced with 12 point font. No abstract or contents page included or page numbers, title page, 4 to 7 consistent errors with spelling, grammar or paragraph structure. Poorly presented assignment.Double line spacing, page numbers or 12 pt font not used. no abstract, table of content. Many inaccuracies in spelling, grammar or paragraph structure. /15
Clear and succinct introduction that introduces the topic and outlines the direction of the paper. Clear and succinct conclusion that provides closure to the topic and outlines final direction of the paper. Clear and appropriate introduction that introduces the topic and outlines the direction of the paper. Clear and appropriate closure to the topic and outlines the final direction of the paper. Appropriate introduction that introduces the topic and outlines the direction of the paper. Appropriate conclusion to the topic and somewhat outlines the final direction of the paper. Introduction is apparent although consists only of a list of the contents of the paper. Topic not clearly introduced. Conclusion is apparent although consists of only a brief closure of the topic. Topic not clearly concluded. No recognizable introduction— the topic is not introduced and/or there is no direction offered in respect of the paper. No recognizable conclusion.
Organisation and structure is clear and easy to follow. Well-developed paraphrased definitions are provided. Discussion is exceptionally well linked to supporting literature. Organisation and structure is clear. Paraphrased definitions are provided. Supporting literature is used appropriately to support discussion. Organisation and structure is appropriate. Definitions are provided and demonstrate efforts to paraphrase. Minimal omissions in links to supporting literature. Organisation and structure allows misinterpretation of the meaning of the content. Definitions are frequently omitted or presented only as direct quotes and not fully explained. Frequent omissions in links to supporting literature leaving the discussion unsupported. Organisation and structure detract from the meaning of the content. There is a lack of cohesion. Little to no links to supporting literature.
Approach and Argument (70%)
Content is clearly relevant to the topic. The approach comprehensively links the theory, terms and concepts from the course to the selected scenario and the discussion proceeds logically. Content is relevant to the topic. The approach links the theory, terms and concepts from the course to the selected scenario and the discussion proceeds logically. Content is appropriate. The approach links the theory, terms and concepts from the course to the selected scenario and the discussion for the most part proceeds logically. Content make an attempt to link theory, terms and concept from the course to the selected scenario although the argument is at times repetitive or lacks cohesion. Content does not address all aspects of the assessment task. Inadequate linking of theory, terms and concepts from the course to the selected scenario. Little or no discernible critical thought is evident. / 35
Comprehensively includes a detailed discussion of introduction to the client and model of health, factors affecting health decisions and behaviour, psycho-physiological- social aspects of health, prevention of illness and promotion of health with clear, coherent and convincing critical thought displayed. Extensively includes a thorough discussion of introduction ot the client and models of health, factors affecting health decisions and behaviour, psycho-physiological-social aspects of health, prevention of illness and promotion of health with well-developed critical thought evident. Generally includes a reasonable discussion of introduction to the client and models of health, factors affecting health decisions and behaviour psycho-physiological- social aspects of health, prevention of illness and promotion of health with emerging critical thought developed and presented. Demonstrates a limited discussion of introduction to the client and models of health, factors affecting health decisions and behaviour, psycho-physiological- social aspects of health, prevention of illness and promotion of health with some perceptible critical thought. Not able to provide a discussion of introduction to the client, factors affecting health decisions and behaviour, psycho-physiological- social aspects of health, prevention of illness and promotion of health. /35
Referencing - 15%
Consistently accurate with in-text referencing to support and reflect all ideas, factual information and quotations. 1 or 2 consistent in-text referencing errors identified to support and reflect all ideas, factual information and quotations. 3 or 4 consistent in-text referencing errors identified to support and reflect all ideas, factual information and quotations. 3 or 4 inconsistent in-text referencing errors identified to support and reflect all ideas, factual information and quotations. Referencing is not consistent with APA style. Many inaccuracies with in-text referencing to support and reflect all ideas, factual information and quotations. /15
A minimum of 10 up-to-date using a variety of up-to-date journal articles as well as relevant books and web sites. A minimum of 9 references using a variety of journal articles as well as relevant books and web sites. A minimum of 8 references used including journal articles as well as relevant books and web sites. A minimum of 7 references used including including journal articles as well as relevant books and web sites. The required number of 7 references not used journal articles not sourced. Relevant web sites not used.
Reference list appears in alphabetical order and fully adheres to reference list presentation guidelines APA style. Reference list appears in alphabetical order and consistently adheres to reference list presentation guidelines APA style. Reference list appears in alphabetical order and frequently adheres to reference list presentation guidelines APA style. Reference list appears in alphabetical order and occasionally adheres to reference list presentation guidelines APA style. Reference list appears in no alphabetical order and does not adhere to reference list presentation guidelines APA style.
Total Marks

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Referencing Style American Psychological Association (APA)
Submission Online

Please do NOT upload PDF or Pages (Mac) . Aceptable formats include RTF, .doc, .docx

Learning Outcomes Assessed
This section can be expanded to view the assessed learning outcomes

1. Connect lifespan developmental theories to the nursing care of individuals and families.

2. Within a nursing context apply lifespan developmental theories to inform strategies for health promotion and illness prevention to support individuals and families.

3. Use the principles of cultural awareness to develop strategies to communicate effectively with individuals and families.

Graduate Attributes
This section can be expanded to view the assessed graduate attributes

1. Communication

2. Problem Solving

3. Critical Thinking

4. Information Literacy

6. Information Technology Competence

7. Cross Cultural Competence

8. Ethical practice




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