Clinical Practicum

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NURS 8620NEF

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Clinical Practicum

NURS 8620NEF

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Clinical Practicum

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Course Coordinator:

Dr Leung Yuen Ling Leona, DN (CUHK), MSc (FNSC) (CUHK), MBA (UMT), BHSc (Nursing) (UWS), Adv. Dip. (Nutrition) (HKUSPACE), Cert (Intensive Care Nursing) IANS, RN (General), FRSA (UK), Nutritionist (HKNA), Community Dietitian (China), Health Management Specialist (China)

Aims

This course aims to:

  1. develop students' competency in dealing with complex issues relating to end-of-life care;
  2. enable students to critically examine evidence-based practice in meeting the end-of-life care needs of clients and their families;
  3. allow students to provide high-quality end-of-life care to clients with serious illnesses in a variety of clinical settings;
  4. allow students to apply analytical and critical thinking skills in promoting and advancing end-of-life care; and
  5. equip students with the skills to critically self-reflect in practising and advancing end-of-life care.

Contents

  • Course introduction and pre-clinical workshops for clinical placement
  • Two-week clinical practice in a setting in The Jockey Club Home for Hospice (JCHH) or other relevant clinical settings
  • Student presentations

Contact hours

95 hours

Learning support

Clinical practicum and seminars

Assessment

Continuous assessment includes an individual reflective portfolio, student logbook record and presentation seminar

Electronic submission of assignments: Allowed

Online requirement: Access to OLE

Equipment and software

A computer with a word-processing software, preferably Microsoft Word, installed.

Set book(s)

To be included in the course materials