The topic learning objectives and requirements are designed to assist you develop the knowledge, attitudes, and clinical skills necessary to be a competent nurse.

During your placement you may find some objectives/outcomes more difficult to achieve than others - this is a normal part of learning. Your PEP facilitator can work with you to develop strategies to achieve these objectives. Speak to your Facilitator if you have concerns.

The expected learning outcomes for each topic are listed in the Topic details booklet which can be obtained from your Topic Coordinator/Tutor or on FLO.

 

Undergraduate Nursing PEP Topics

Topic ID Topic Name Coordinator Contact PEP Requirements
NURS1002 Contexts of Nursing and Primary Health Care Ms Bridget Henderson

08 8201 3254

bridget.henderson@flinders.edu.au

3 days community setting (clinical or non-clinical)

NURS1005 Applied Science in Professional Practice Ms Claire Verrall

08 8201 3869

claire.verrall@flinders.edu.au

10 days preferably aged care/acute settings

Having completed the above two PEP topics you will have had the opportunity to become proficient in the following skills:

  • verbal communication
  • supporting patients in their functional health patterns
  • health assessment at a beginning level
  • clinical reasoning and critical analysis at an introductory level with beginning interpretation skills.
NURS2002 Professionalism in Action Ms Ailsa N'Ha Winifreyda 

08 8201 3403

ailsa.nhawinifreyda@flinders.edu.au

20 days preferably community/acute/rehabilitation setting

NURS2005 Managing Care in Different Settings Mrs Leeanne Pront

08 8201 3404

leeanne.pront@flinders.edu.au

20 days preferably acute/chronic/ambulatory/community setting

NURS2010 Managing Care in Professional Practice Dr Mayumi Kako

08 8201 3387

mayumi.kako@flinders.edu.au

20 days preferably aged care/acute setting

Having completed the above three PEP topics you will have had the opportunity to become proficient in the following skills:

  • written communication including nursing documentation
  • health assessment skills, relating more deeply to illness trajectories in a range of diseases across the lifespan
  • fundamental nursing interventions
  • clinical reasoning and critical analysis across a variety of patient-based scenarios
  • assess, plan, implement and evaluate care of two to three patients with moderately complex presentations
NURS3002 Advanced Decision-making and Practice Mrs Elaine Bell

08 8201 3253

elaine.bell@flinders.edu.au

30 days preferably acute/chronic setting

NURS3005 Transition to Professional Practice Ms Krystle Halls

08 8201 7641

krystle.halls@flinders.edu.au

40 days acute/chronic setting

Having completed the above two PEP topics you will have had the opportunity to become proficient in the following skills:

  • articulate a rationale for the care provided to all allocated patients
  • clinical reasoning with a major focus on management of increasing numbers of patients with increasing complexity in the care they require
  • apply prior knowledge and accept responsibility for the development of new knowledge and accept responsibility for the development of new knowledge and skills in more complex situations

Combined Degree (Mental Health Stream) PEP Topics:

NURS3731 Mental Health Nursing 1 Ms Lyza Helps

TBC

lyza.helps@flinders.edu.au

200 hours acute setting
NURS3732 Mental Health Nursing 2 Ms Lyza Helps

TBC

lyza.helps@flinders.edu.au

200 hours community setting

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