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Area/Catalogue
NURS 5140

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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
105648

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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 develop their advanced competency and clinical leadership capability in the nurse practitioner role.

Course content

Content in this field-based unit is determined by the student’s specialty context of practice and their own learning objectives. Students will explore the scope of extended clinical practice available to them in the specialty in which they are undertaking the internship and develop personal learning objectives that reflect the knowledge and skills required for an extended scope of practice in consultation with their clinical support teams.

Textbook(s)

Nursing & Midwifery Board of Australia 2013, 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
NURS 5141 Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapeutics for Advanced Nursing Practice
NURS 5139 Nurse Practitioner Internship 1
NURS 5138 Epidemiology for Advanced Practice

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
EXTERNAL, CITY EAST, ONLINE
Clinical Support Team 1 hour x 5 meetings
Online resources Weekly online discussion x 13 weeks
Teleconferences 1 hour x 3 teleconferences
e-portfolio 3 hours 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, ONLINE
Supervisor Assessed Clinical Case Presentation - 30% 1 hour
Supervisor Assessed Clinical Competency Evaluation - 70% 5 hours

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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