Future Challenges and Contemporary Issues in Advanced Nursing Practice

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NURS 8622NEF

Course Guide
FUTURE CHALLENGES AND CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN ADVANCED NURSING PRACTICE

NURS 8622NEF

Course Guide

FUTURE CHALLENGES AND CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN ADVANCED NURSING PRACTICE

Course Start Date
Aut 2024
Course Level
Postgraduate
Length in Terms
1 term
Credits
3
Language
English
Fees ($) (including lab fees)
Future Terms
Quota and Schedule
Course Start Date
Course LevelLength in TermsCredits
Language
Fees ($) (including lab fees)
Future Terms
Aut 2024
Postgraduate1 term3
English

Course Coordinator:

Dr William Lam Wing-kuen, BN (Monash); MPHC (UWS); DHSc (PolyU); FHKAN (Orthopaedic); AFHKCHSE; AFCHSM; RN (HK)

Course Developer:

Edward SZETO Lok Chun

COMP 4500SED Applied Computing Project is a two-term, six-credit-unit, 4000-level course within the Bachelor of Computing with Honours in Internet Technology (BCITH) programme suite and the Bachelor of Science with Honours in Computing and Networking (BSCICNH) programme suite. It is a compulsory course for BCITH and BSCICNH. Students will carry out a non-trivial computing project under supervision.

Mandatory prerequisite(s)

Students are required to have studied courses COMP 3110SED and COMP 3590SED before studying this course.

Aims

This course aims to enable students to develop a better understanding of the concepts and development of advanced nursing practice and provide students with opportunity to explore the key contemporary issues and challenges in advanced nursing practice. This course also enables student to assume the role of nurse leaders in their field of practice.

Contents

  1. Evolution of the advanced practice nursing
  2. Core-competencies of advanced practice nurse
  3. Specialisation in nursing practice
  4. Development of advanced nursing practice in local and global context
  5. Nursing professionalism
  6. Contemporary issues in advanced nursing practice
  7. Nursing innovation
  8. The use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) in healthcare
  9. Future challenges and opportunities in advanced nursing practice

Learning support

Lectures, tutorials and seminar

Assessment

Continuous assessment includes a group presentation; examination includes an individual paper.

Electronic submission of assignments is allowed.

Online requirement

Access to OLE

Equipment and Software

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

Software

Students will need access to a computer with the Windows operating system.

Set book(s)

To be included in the course materials

Students with disabilities or special educational needs

Students with serious impairment of sight or manual dexterity may find it difficult to follow this course. Course and supplementary materials are not available on tape. You are encouraged to seek advice from the Course Coordinator before enrolling on this course.