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Professional Practice - (BN[AS]) - NURS3016

Year - 2020

This unit of study provides students with an opportunity to focus on a clinical area of interest, consolidate prior learning, and develop their knowledge base and nursing practice expertise. Students will be able to choose from a number of clinical areas such as aged care, palliative care, mental health, perioperative, high acuity, and paediatrics. A person-centred approach within the Framework for Practice Thinking will be used to guide the teaching and learning strategies. Using patient based scenarios the essentials of care methodology will be explored. The unit will also address student's preparation for making the transition into the workforce by examining professional standards including codes of professional conduct and ethics, standards for registered nurses, enrolled nurses, midwives and nurse practitioners, professional boundaries, legal frameworks for practice and decision making frameworks.

13x2-hr lectures, 8x2-hr tutorials, 6x2-hr labs and clinical placements (120-hrs)

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


48 Year 1 credit points and 36 Year 2 credit points (including NURS2006 and NURS2007 and NURS2002 and NURS3007 and NURS3010)


Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 2

24 Aug 2020

Department/School: Nursing and Midwifery
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 28 Sep 2020
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
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