HNB3001 Case Study And Literature Review – Australia.

Subject Code & Title :- HNB3001 Literature Review
Assignment Type :- Case Study
Length or Duration :- 1500 words (or equivalent; +/-10%)
Worth :- 50%
Overview :- This is a written assessment.
You are expected to provide critical analysis of the given topic/scenario supported by credible literature
including a discussion on how the knowledge gained will assist in advancing your role in the workplace.
HNB3001 Case Study And Literature Review – Australia.

HNB3001 Case Study And Literature Review - Australia.


The purpose of this assessment task is to:
1.This assessment will provide an opportunity to research and consolidate the knowledge of selected nursing specialty topics gained in this unit and other units
2. This assessment will also build students’ literature review skills and reinforce the importance of evidence-based practice.

The Unit Learning Outcomes assessed are:

1. LO1: Articulate person-centred care to a range of common conditions across primary secondary and tertiary specialty areas including the pathophysiology assessment diagnosis and the management of these conditions across the lifespan;
2. LO2: Critique the evidence and models of nursing practice for specialty areas informing nursing care and intra professional and inter professional collaboration for individuals family and communities;
3. LO3: Integrate evidence-based knowledge and give predict legal and ethical considerations when making clinical decision in relation to person-centred care scenarios across the lifespan with a range of related to selected specialty areas

Assessment Structure

Case Scenario :-
James Miller an 86 year old man with type 2 diabetes Mellitus osteoarthritis and hypertension has lived in an Aged Care Facility for three years. James was admitted to the local hospital one week ago for community acquired pneumonia and returned to the facility yesterday.

During his hospitalisation he experienced unstable blood glucose levels, so his oral hypoglycaemics were ceased and he was commenced on Lantus insulin 20 units nocte. James’s usual medications prior to admission to hospital included glipizide 10 mg and metformin 1,000 mg once a day. James was discharged to the aged care facility at 7.30 pm on a Saturday due to the need for his hospital bed. The medical officer completing the discharge medication form inadvertently included James’s usual oral hypoglycaemic medication in addition to the Lantus on the discharge medication chart.

On arrival at the Aged Care Facility, Anne Thomson the Registered Nurse looking after James read through his hospital discharge information and then filed it in his chart without ringing the General Practitioner and notifying him of James’s return to the facility and his current discharge medications. She did send the General Practitioner a fax informing him of James’s return but the GP would not receive this
until Monday. Anne had graduated one month ago and this was her first employment as a Registered Nurse.

She also did not identify that both James’s usual oral hypoglycaemics and Lantus were ordered and so she administered the oral hypoglycaemics as charted. Later that afternoon James was found to be cold clammy and unresponsive by nursing staff. James’s blood glucose level was found to be 2.1 mmol l and Anne organised for James to be urgently transported to hospital by ambulance.

Action :-
After reading this scenario, please address the following points:

1.As a student nurse you need to analyse the above scenario to identify the causes of medication errors and the best practice to prevent medication errors by referring to appropriate peer-reviewed evidence-
based literature. Please note: Word count is around 600.

2.Students are required to review the current literature on Gerontological Nursing practice in Australia. Consider the impact of a specialised practice in ageing population and identify the challenges and gaps.
Select a minimum of four articles research papers for this literature review. You can use additional references to support your observations or arguments. This task will assist students to further research the aged care nursing specialty to consolidate the knowledge learned from classroom self-directed learning. Please note: Word count is around 900.

PLEASE NOTE: instructions for part A and Part B
1.Part A instruction: You can write the case study analysis without having an introduction body and conclusion. Please ensure you break it in paragraphs in a logical manner.

2.Part B instruction: You need to include an introduction, body and conclusion in this part(literature review). Please see the attached sample of a literature review that you can use as a model. This literature review guide was developed by Deakin university for undergrad level students Literature review Sample

Instructions with sub-instructions

To get started on your assessment task, please follow the below instructions.
1.Read through the case study, instructions and rubric for this assessment task.

2.Please clarify any doubts you may have with your lectures in the allocated time in-class.

3.Access support from library/learning hub timely to submit a quality assessment (highly recommended).

HNB3001 Case Study And Literature Review – Australia.

4.Please access and read the following Student Help guide to learn how to test your similarity score before final submission.

5.Please check similarity the way you have done it before.

6.Submit your work before the due date online via Assessment tab – Dropbox.

Before final submission, please ensure you have meet the following instructions:
1.All assessments should have a title page that specifies:

1.Unit Code & Unit Name

2.Student Name

3.Student Identification Number

4.Title of assessment

5.An accurate word count that includes in-text citation but excludes the references section at the end of the essay

HNB3001 Case Study And Literature Review – Australia.

HNB3001 Case Study And Literature Review - Australia.

6.Ensure you have a footer with page numbers and your student name number

2.Use high-level quality contemporary evidence-based literature to inform the discussion and critical analysis date of evidence within five years

3.Minimum of 10 references (4 for part 1 and 6 for part 2)required to complete this task. Please follow APA 7th edition for in-text citation and reference list.

4.Formatting: 12 size fonts in Times New Roman or Calibri 1.5 line spacing

5.Please submit the assessment in a MS Word document.

6.Please access the support available at VU if you have any questions or assistance on referencing formatting or structure of an assessment.

7.You should refer to VU Assessment for learning policy regarding word count and late submission penalties.

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