This task is to be completed in your own time using available reliable sources such as the course text books provided to you at orientation, credible internet sources such as the department of health and other text and online journals available to you through the online library service offered to all students and discussed at orientation.
It is important that you reference all sources of information that you use to obtain information used in your answers. Referencing must be included and failure to adhere to this requirement will result in a not satisfactory outcome for the assessment The workbook is available in the Student Portal. You will need to download the workbook and complete it then submit it through the Student Portal.
Plagiarism will result in an immediate Not yet Competent all copied material MUST be referenced accordingly. See your Student Handbook for more information. Reassessment If you receive a Not Yet Satisfactory result for this Assessment Task, it will be due to you not satisfying the requirements of one, multiple or all aspects of the task. Your Assessor will provide you with feedback as to where you did not meet the requirement.You will have one other opportunity to resubmit your assessment work addressing the areas as identified in your assessor feedback.Should the student wish to appeal any decision relating to outcome of this assessment task, the student should follow the Academic Grievance policy and procedure available in the Student Handbook and Skills Training Australia website.
All assessments are due on the assessment due date as identified on the assessment task document and confirmed by your Trainer/Assessor on the first day of the unit. A medical certificate must be supplied if the student is unable to complete the assessment by the due date. If you are unable, due to exceptional circumstances, to submit your assessment tasks on the required due date, you MUST submit a completed Assessment Extension Form to your Trainer/Assessor. Extensions may be granted by your trainer under exceptional circumstances and will only be granted for a maximum of two (2) weeks.
Flexibility in assessment will be considered where the integrity of the assessment and learning outcome is maintained. For example, a written assessment may be administered as a verbal assessment and recorded by a STA staff member where a student has sustained an injury preventing them from writing. Any agreement for an adjustment to assessment must be documented in the space provided in the assessment task document (or in writing to the program manager in the event of an electronically submitted assessment task and placed in your student file).
Student declaration: In accordance with the STA’s Plagiarism, Collusion and Cheating Policy and Procedure, I hereby acknowledge that by signing this declaration I have not cheated, colluded in or plagiarised any work regarding the assessment tasks undertaken in this unit of competency, except where the work has been properly acknowledged. I understand the consequences for plagiarism, collusion or cheating and have sought clarification of these consequences with the Nursing Course Coordinator and/or trainer or assessor if unsure.
The Code of Conduct for Nurses in Australia has been framed by the principles and standards set forth in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights on Human Rights and the Nursing Profession in this document. Principle 3 is of particular importance:
• Principle 3: Cultural practice and respectful relationships
o Point 3.2 refers to Culturally safe and respectful practice.
Madeleine Leininger was a revolutionary nursing theorist who developed the Trans-cultural Nursing Theory. You must have an understanding of this theory to write this report.
Pick one (1) of the following aspects of diversity -
• Cultural diversity
• Asylum seekers & Refugees
Using the trans-cultural theory of nursing practice, and the guidelines set out in the Nursing Code of Conduct & the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, explain how you could apply your understanding of this diverse group and these theories and guidelines to your nursing practice.
Page 1: Title page – clearly states what the report is about.
Page 2: Abstract – approximately 200 words - States the problem, how it was investigated, what was found, and what the findings mean.
Page 3: Table of contents. A list of the major and minor sections of the report.
Use the References tab on your word doc and insert table of contents.
Page 4: Introduction - Sets the scene and gives some background information about the topic. States the aim/purpose of the investigation and outlines of the sections in the body of the report.
Page 5 – 7: Main body - Organised into sections: what was investigated, how it was investigated it, what was found (evidence), and interpretations.
• Transcultural nursing – 200 words
• Universal declaration of human rights – 200 words
• Culturally competent care – Implementing theories – 200 words
• Your report content MUST be supported by literature.
• In-text referencing must be used as well as providing reference list. A minimum of five (5) references are required, two of them MUST be independent of the readings supplied for this unit.
o Pay particular attention to the ‘Typical Format of a Report.’
• Work that is returned because of a missing sheet will be treated as a resubmission and only generate a 50% grade.
• Work must be single-sided, double spaced, 12 font – calibri or times new roman.