In this capstone unit you will be required to integrate and apply knowledge, concepts and skills learnt throughout your undergraduate studies in the Bachelor of Nursing. This is the final clinical unit to be undertaken prior to entering the workforce. You will be required to complete 240 hours of clinical placement following a compulsory three (3) day residential school. These learning experiences will provide you with the opportunity to demonstrate your ability to practice at the level of a competent beginning Registered Nurse.
|Student Contribution Band||1|
|Fraction of Full-Time Student Load||0.25|
|Pre-requisites or Co-requisites||
NURS13133 Clinical Nursing Practice 4 or (NURS13126 Critical Care Nursing and NURS12146 Person Centred Approach to Chronic Illness)
NURS13134 Community Nursing Perspectives or NURS13129 Mental Health and Mental Health Nursing
NURS13135 The Professional Nurse or NURS13120 Nursing Leadership and Management
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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 12-credit Undergraduate unit at CQUniversity requires an overall time commitment of an average of 25 hours of study per week, making a total of 300 hours for the unit.
|1. Practical and Written Assessment||0%|
|2. Professional Practice Placement||0%|
|3. Written Assessment||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 2 - 2017 : The overall satisfaction for students in the last offering of this course was 3.7 (on a 5 point Likert scale), based on a 42.44% 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 and Midwifery Accreditation Standards for registered nurses and the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia competencies.
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|4 - Portfolio||•||•||•||•|
|Graduate Attributes||Learning Outcomes|
|1 - Communication||•||•||•||•|
|2 - Problem Solving||•||•||•||•|
|3 - Critical Thinking||•||•||•||•|
|4 - Information Literacy||•||•||•||•|
|5 - Team Work||•||•||•||•|
|6 - Information Technology Competence||•||•|
|7 - Cross Cultural Competence||•||•||•||•|
|8 - Ethical practice||•||•||•||•|
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|2 - Professional Practice Placement||•||•||•||•||•||•||•||•|
|3 - Written Assessment||•||•||•||•||•||•||•||•|
|4 - Portfolio||•||•||•||•||•||•||•||•|