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Area/Catalogue
NURS 5139

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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
105647

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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)

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)
Course owner

Course owner
UniSA Clinical & Health Sciences

Course aim

Students will demonstrate the advanced extended nursing practice expected of a nurse practitioner in their specialty and context through extended, supervised immersion in the clinical role.

Course content

Content in this field based course is determined by the student’s specialty context of practice and learning objectives. Students will develop their capability to function in the extended scope of clinical practice required of the nurse practitioner in their clinical context and demonstrate progress toward achievement of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia Nurse Practitioner Standards for Practice.

Textbook(s)

Nursing & Midwifery Board of Australia 2014, Nurse Practitioner Standards for Practice, Nursing & Midwifery Board of Australia, Melbourne, Victoria.

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
PHAR 5052 Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics for Advanced Nursing Practice
NURS 5136 Becoming a Nurse Practitioner
NURS 5135 Advanced Health Assessment, Diagnostics and Investigations

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
EXTERNAL, CITY EAST, ONLINE
Clinical Support Team 1 hour x Minimum of 5 meetings
Supernumerary Field Experience 120 hours x 15 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, ONLINE
Supervisor Assessed Viva Voce - 30% 1 hour
e-portfolio 4000 words equivalent 70% -

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
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

Degrees this course is offered in

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