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Frameworks for Nursing Practice - NURS3017

Year - 2020

This unit explores nursing from multiple interlinked perspectives and builds on fundamental concepts explored in NURS1004. Students will develop a comprehensive understanding of legal, ethical and professional frameworks and the critical importance of these in the provision of safe, high quality nursing care. The emerging complexity of healthcare, including the role of technologies and health informatics in healthcare will be addressed, with an emphasis on how these relate to safety and quality in healthcare care delivery. A focus on leadership and followership will provide students with a sound basis on which to develop their own clinical leadership potential in preparation for their nursing career. Throughout the unit, students will have the opportunity to reflect on their own practice and that of others as they prepare for their future roles as registered nurses.

9x2-hr lectures and 9x2-hr tutorials

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




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: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Mallet St
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