NURS20172 - Nursing and Professional Practice 2

General Information

Unit Synopsis

This unit continues from Nursing and Professional Practice 1 and extends your nursing knowledge and skills to consolidate your professional nursing confidence and competence in managing complex patient problems. You will be able to validate your nursing judgements and clinical decisions through professional reflection and critical thinking. You will also be able to support others in the management of technologies in a variety of clinical contexts and advocate for the patient and their family in the interprofessional context. This unit will be undertaken in the hospital health service where you are employed.

Details

Level Postgraduate
Unit Level 8
Credit Points 6
Student Contribution Band 1
Fraction of Full-Time Student Load 0.125
Pre-requisites or Co-requisites

Prerequisite: NURS20171 Nursing and Professional Practice 1

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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

Assessment Task Weighting
1. Practical Assessment 0%
2. Portfolio 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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Unit learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate advanced clinical skills within a health context
  2. Advocate for patients and families within the interprofessional context
  3. Initiate clinical evaluations and interventions in clinical settings
  4. Support others in the management of treatment technologies
  5. Use evidence based practices to improve patient outcomes
  6. Role model professional attributes
  7. Apply reflection-in-action to ensure person centered care and the necessity of self-care.

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Alignment of Assessment Tasks to Learning Outcomes
Assessment Tasks Learning Outcomes
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
1 - Practical Assessment
2 - Portfolio
Alignment of Graduate Attributes to Learning Outcomes
Advanced Level
Professional Level
Graduate Attributes Learning Outcomes
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
1 - Knowledge
2 - Communication
3 - Cognitive, technical and creative skills
4 - Research
5 - Self-management
6 - Ethical and Professional Responsibility
7 - Leadership
Alignment of Assessment Tasks to Graduate Attributes
Advanced Level
Professional Level
Assessment Tasks Graduate Attributes
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
1 - Practical Assessment
2 - Portfolio