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Area/Catalogue
NURS 1044

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
101643

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 2)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Nursing and Midwifery

Course aim

The aim of this course is to develop students' knowledge and understanding of the role of the Registered Nurse.

Course content

Information, digital and mathematical literacy in the healthcare context, academic writing. Professional practice: regulation, codes of practice, practice standards/competencies, responsibility and accountability, professional behaviour, professional legal and ethical frameworks, quality and safety. Communication and teamwork skills; inter-professional learning; cultural competence and cultural safety. Introduction to concepts of research, critical thinking and evidence-based practice, reflective practice, e-portfolio, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history and health.

Textbook(s)

McIlwraith J and Madden B 2014, Health Care and the Law, 6th Edition, Thomson Reuters, NSW

Berman,Snyder,Levett-Jones,Dwyer,Hales,Harvey,Langtree,Moxham,Parker,Reid-Searl,Stanley 2018, Kozierand Erb'sFundamentals of Nursing -Concepts, Process and Practice,Volumes 1-3, 4e, Pearson Australia, Victoria

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Lecture 2 hours x 1 week
Lecture (online) - x 8 weeks
Tutorial 2 hours x 9 weeks
EXTERNAL, CITY EAST, DISTANCE EDUCATION
External (Online delivery) - x 9 weeks
EXTERNAL, WHYALLA, ONLINE
External (Online delivery) - x 9 weeks
EXTERNAL, MT GAMBIER, ONLINE
External (Online delivery) - x 9 weeks

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 750 words 20% -
Essay 2000 words 50% -
Examination 2000 words equivalent 30% 2 hours
EXTERNAL, CITY EAST, DISTANCE EDUCATION
Assignment 750 words 20% -
Essay 2000 words 50% -
Examination 2000 words equivalent 30% 2 hours
EXTERNAL, WHYALLA, ONLINE
Assignment 750 words 20% -
Essay 2000 words 50% -
Examination 2000 words equivalent 30% 2 hours
EXTERNAL, MT GAMBIER, ONLINE
Assignment 750 words 20% -
Essay 2000 words 50% -
Examination 2000 words equivalent 30% 2 hours

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1A)
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 Division offering the course. 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

School of Nursing and Midwifery
School of Nursing and Midwifery
School of Nursing and Midwifery
School of Nursing and Midwifery

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