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Area/Catalogue
NURS 5136

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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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
105644

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Unit Value
9

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

This class has not been
timetabled for year 2020.

Course owner

Course owner
UniSA Clinical & Health Sciences

Course aim

Students will explore and reflect upon the factors influencing the role of the nurse practitioner in delivering an evidence-based health and/or community service to specific clients, residents or population groups.

Course content

Critical thinking – personal reflection on attributes, establishing e-portfolio for ongoing use. Frameworks influencing practice – health care system, legislation, professional standards, national policies, specific populations and national health priorities, models of care, funding models and mechanisms, medical benefits scheme, pharmaceutical benefits scheme, prescribing responsibilities, health insurance requirements, provider numbers, indemnity and business management, ABN. Level of practice – theoretical underpinnings, extended and specialised nursing scope of practice, private practice models, team practice; Issues and perspectives – marketing, business models, promotional materials; Clinical governance; Professional efficacy – professional identity and authority, accountability and responsibility, referral and collaboration; Clinical leadership, mentoring. Health informatics, e-health, electronic health records and forms, SNOMED (Standardised Nomenclature of Medicine), Australian Medicines Terminology; Innovations and technology, technology assessment.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
EXTERNAL, CITY EAST, DISTANCE EDUCATION
External (Online delivery) - x 13 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
EXTERNAL, CITY EAST, DISTANCE EDUCATION
e-portfolio 2500 words 40% -
Report 4000 words 40% -
Online activities 1500 words 20% -

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.250
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1A)
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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
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* 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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