NURS20171 - Nursing and Professional Practice 1

General Information

Unit Synopsis

This unit will provide you with knowledge and skills to enhance your confidence and competence as a beginning registered nurse. In this unit you will encouraged to critically appraise your clinical environment, nursing decisions and professional practice. You will manage technologies used to treat acute and sub-acute health conditions, use assessment, intervention and evaluation to solve complex patient problems in a variety of settings. You will also demonstrate competency when performing complex clinical skills and initiate culturally safe patient education to promote health literacy. This unit will be undertaken in a Hospital Health Service where you are employed.

Details

Level Postgraduate
Unit Level Not Applicable
Credit Points 6
Student Contribution Band 1
Fraction of Full-Time Student Load 0.125
Pre-requisites or Co-requisites

Students must be enrolled in CL22 Master of Clinical Nursing to undertake this unit.

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Residential School No Residential School

Unit Availabilities from Term 2 - 2019

Term 2 - 2019 Profile
Online

Attendance Requirements

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).

Assessment Overview

Recommended Student Time Commitment

Each 6-credit Postgraduate 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.

Assessment Tasks

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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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