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Area/Catalogue
NURS 3042

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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
105999

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Unit Value
9

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University-wide elective course
No

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

Course owner
UniSA Clinical & Health Sciences

Course aim

To enable students to demonstrate the knowledge, skills and attitudes commensurate with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) registered nurse standards for practice, in the provision of nursing care across the contexts of nursing practice (primary, secondary and tertiary health environments).

Course content

Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) Registered Nurse Standards for Practice; NMBA code of ethics; code of conduct for nurses; National Safety and Quality Health Standards inclusive of the Medication Safety Standard and Aged Care Quality Standards; clinical assessment and clinical decision making; care planning; therapeutic intervention; safe and quality use of medications; infection control; evaluating, monitoring and management of person centered nursing care; professional and inter-professional communication, teams and documentation; client/patient partnerships in care; health education and health promotion strategies; professional communication and behaviours; management and leadership; evidenced based practice; cultural safety; Aboriginal health: mental health; legal and ethical considerations for provision of care and documentation.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
NURS 3045 Nursing Context of Practice: Primary Health Care

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Practicum (Clinical Placement) 40 hours x 8 weeks
Workshop (Pre-clinical - HHHS) 4 hours x 1 day
Online (Online Activities PebblePad) 4 hours x 1 week
INTERNAL, WHYALLA
Practicum (Clinical Placement) 40 hours x 8 weeks
Workshop (Pre-clinical - HHHS) 4 hours x 1 day
Online (Online Activities PebblePad) 4 hours x 1 week
INTERNAL, MT GAMBIER
Practicum (Clinical Placement) 40 hours x 8 weeks
Workshop (Pre-clinical - HHHS) 4 hours x 1 day
Online (Online Activities PebblePad) 4 hours x 1 week
EXTERNAL, CITY EAST, ONLINE
Practicum (Clinical Placement) 40 hours x 8 weeks
Workshop (Pre-clinical HHHS) 4 hours x 1 day
Online (Online Activities PebblePad) 4 hours x 1 week

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
OSCA 3000 words equivalent Pass/Fail -
ePortfolio including Clinical Assessment 6000 words equivalent Pass/Fail -
INTERNAL, WHYALLA
OSCA 3000 words equivalent Pass/Fail -
ePortfolio including Clinical Assessment 6000 words equivalent Pass/Fail -
INTERNAL, MT GAMBIER
OSCA 3000 words equivalent Pass/Fail -
ePortfolio including Clinical Assessment 6000 words equivalent Pass/Fail -
EXTERNAL, CITY EAST, ONLINE
OSCA 3000 words equivalent Pass/Fail -
ePortfolio including Clinical Assessment 6000 words equivalent Pass/Fail -

Note: This is a non-graded course and your result will be a pass or fail.

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.250
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
How to determine your Commonwealth Supported course fee. (Opens new window)

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:
How to determine the relevant non award tuition fee. (Opens new window)

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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