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Area/Catalogue
NURS 3045

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
106006

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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

To develop students' skills to synthesise nursing knowledge and its application to one of the following nursing contexts: acute care, aged care, perioperative care, palliative care, mental health, paediatrics, primary/public health, obstetric nursing care.

Course content

Content is specific to one of the following contexts: acute care, aged care, perioperative care, palliative care, mental health, paediatrics, primary/public health, obstetric nursing care. Clinical interventions (preparing, assisting during and after care); clinical monitoring and management; communication and documentation; health education and promotion strategies; coordinating care; cultural competence; managing challenging behaviours; nurse as teacher for self and others; evidence-based practice; clinical reasoning; quality use of medicines; law and ethics; professional nursing behaviours (collaborative approaches to care, advocacy, scope of practice); models of self care; respect for privacy and dignity of clients/patients; teamwork and interdisciplinary teams; technology and health informatics.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
NURS 2033 Experiential Learning Activity: Acute Care Practicum 3
NURS 2022 Health of Infants, Children and Young People
NURS 2023 Health of Adults

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Workshop (On campus) 8 hours x 3 days
Online 6 weeks x -
EXTERNAL, CITY EAST, DISTANCE EDUCATION
External (Online) 6 weeks x -
Workshop (On campus) 8 hours x 3 days
INTERNAL, WHYALLA
Workshop (On campus) 8 hours x 3 days
Online 6 weeks x -
INTERNAL, MT GAMBIER
Workshop (On campus) 8 hours x 3 days
Online 6 weeks x -
EXTERNAL, COOK ISLANDS MINISTRY OF HEALTH, ONLINE
External (Online) 6 weeks x -
Workshop (On campus) 8 hours x 3 days

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 1500 words equivalent 50% -
Examination 3000 words equivalent 50% 3 hours
EXTERNAL, CITY EAST, DISTANCE EDUCATION
OSCA 1500 words equivalent 50% -
Examination 3000 words equivalent 50% 3 hours
INTERNAL, WHYALLA
OSCA 1500 words equivalent 50% -
Examination 3000 words equivalent 50% 3 hours
INTERNAL, MT GAMBIER
OSCA 1500 words equivalent 50% -
Examination 3000 words equivalent 50% 3 hours
EXTERNAL, COOK ISLANDS MINISTRY OF HEALTH, ONLINE
OSCA 1500 words equivalent 50% -
Examination 3000 words equivalent 50% 3 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

Degrees this course is offered in

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