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Nursing Knowledge, Practice and Policy - NURS1004

Year - 2020

This unit explores nursing from historical, philosophical, theoretical and contemporary perspectives. It aims to develop knowledge and mindful action in nursing practice by introducing students to the Framework for Practice Thinking and the concept of person-centred care. The unit of study will also provide students with a 'toolkit' of fundamental nursing and communication skills applicable across the lifespan which recognise the diversity of different cultural groups.

13x2-hr lectures, 5x2-hr tutorials and 5x2-hr labs

Student assessment (100%) conducted throughout the semester, as advised within the relevant unit of study outline


NURS1002. Students unable to take NURS1002 and NURS1004 concurrently are advised to attempt NURS1004 before undertaking NURS1002.


Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 1

24 Feb 2020

Department/School: Nursing and Midwifery
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2020
Unit of study level: Junior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Mallet St
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