Working within the nursing laboratory and a variety of health care settings, you will develop knowledge and abilities in biopsychosocial assessment, planning, delivery and the evaluation of nursing care in meeting the needs of individuals and families adapting to acute alterations in health at all stages of the lifespan. You will be expected to function within the scope of practice of a nursing student in accordance with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) registered nurse standards for practice during the compulsory three (3) day residential school or timetabled internal nursing laboratories as well as 120 hour clinical placement.
|Student Contribution Band||1|
|Fraction of Full-Time Student Load||0.125|
|Pre-requisites or Co-requisites||
NURS11161 Clinical Nursing Practice 1 or NURS11154 Foundations of Nursing Practice 2
BIOH11005 Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology
NURS12155 Medical-Surgical Nursing
For 2016 only NURS11158 Evidence Informed Nursing Practice or NHLT12001 Evidence Informed Practice and then in 2017 revert to pre-requisites
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Compulsory Residential School
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All on-campus students are expected to attend scheduled classes – in some units, these classes are identified as a mandatory (pass/fail) component and attendance is compulsory. International students, on a student visa, must maintain a full time study load and meet both attendance and academic progress requirements in each study period (satisfactory attendance for International students is defined as maintaining at least an 80% attendance record).
Each 6-credit Undergraduate unit at CQUniversity requires an overall time commitment of an average of 12.5 hours of study per week, making a total of 150 hours for the unit.
|1. Practical and Written Assessment||0%|
|3. Professional Practice Placement||0%|
This is a pass/fail (non-graded) unit. To pass the unit, you must pass all of the individual assessment tasks shown in the table above.
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Term 1 - 2018 : The overall satisfaction for students in the last offering of this course was 4.2 (on a 5 point Likert scale), based on a 55.76% response rate.
Every unit is reviewed for enhancement each year. At the most recent review, the following staff and student feedback items were identified and recommendations were made.
On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to:
The Learning outcomes are linked to the Australian Nursing & Midwifery Accreditation Council (ANMAC) Standards for registered nurses and the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) registered nurse standards for practice.
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|3 - Critical Thinking||•||•||•||•|
|4 - Information Literacy||•||•||•|
|5 - Team Work||•||•||•||•|
|6 - Information Technology Competence||•||•|
|7 - Cross Cultural Competence||•||•||•||•|
|8 - Ethical practice||•||•||•||•|
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