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Area/Catalogue
NURS 2022

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

Note: This offering may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

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Course ID
101143

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)
Course owner

Course owner
UniSA Clinical & Health Sciences

Course aim

To develop students’ knowledge and skills to assist infants, children and adolescents experiencing health problems to achieve optimal health outcomes.

Course content

Principles of person- and family-centred care; National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards; the role of the registered nurse caring for infants, children and adolescents; NMBA Registered Nurse Standards for Practice, codes of conduct and ethics; communication; advocacy; child developmental theories; evidenced-based practice; health assessment and management of common health problems affecting infants, children and adolescents; legal and ethical responsibilities; child safety and mandatory reporting; health promotion, care planning and implementation; nutrition and physical activity; immunisation; pathophysiology; pharmacology; safe administration of medicines; mental health; disability; Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
BIOL 2058 Scientific Basis of Clinical Practice

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Online (online content and discussion forums) - x 8 weeks
Tutorial 2 hours x 4 weeks
Tutorial (Online virtual classroom) 2 hours x 4 weeks
Workshop (On-campus HHHS) 6 hours x 2 days
INTERNAL, WHYALLA
Online (online content and discussion forums) - x 8 weeks
Tutorial 2 hours x 4 weeks
Tutorial (online virtual classroom) 2 hours x 4 weeks
Workshop (On-campus HHHS) 6 hours x 2 days
INTERNAL, MT GAMBIER
Online (online content and discussion forums) - x 8 weeks
Tutorial 2 hours x 4 weeks
Tutorial (online virtual classroom) 2 hours x 4 weeks
Workshop (On-campus HHHS) 6 hours x 2 days
EXTERNAL, CITY EAST, ONLINE
Online (online content and discussion forums) 8 weeks x -
Workshop (On Campus HHHS) 2 days x 6 hours
Tutorial (online virtual classroom) 8 weeks x 2 hours

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Assignment 1500 words 30% -
ePortfolio 1000 words equivalent 25% -
Examination 2000 words equivalent 45% 2 hours
INTERNAL, WHYALLA
Assignment 1500 words 30% -
ePortfolio 1000 words equivalent 25% -
Examination 2000 words equivalent 45% 2 hours
INTERNAL, MT GAMBIER
Assignment 1500 words 30% -
ePortfolio 1000 words equivalent 25% -
Examination 2000 words equivalent 45% 2 hours
EXTERNAL, CITY EAST, ONLINE
Assignment 1500 words 30% -
ePortfolio 1000 words equivalent 25% -
Examination 2000 words equivalent 45% 2 hours

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
Non-award tuition fees are set by the university. To determine the cost of this course, go to:
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Not all courses are available on all of the above bases, and students must check to ensure that they are permitted to enrol in a particular course.

* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note: all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation.

Course Coordinators

UniSA Clinical & Health Sciences
UniSA Clinical & Health Sciences

Degrees this course is offered in

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