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Area/Catalogue
NURS 5156

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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
157921

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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 2022.

Course owner

Course owner
UniSA Clinical & Health Sciences

Course aim

The aim of this course is to enable students to demonstrate the NMBA (Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia) Registered nurse standards for practice.

Course content

This supernumerary practicum placement focuses on students' demonstration of the NMBA Registered nurse standards for practice. Students apply theory studied in the program to the practice setting including: planning, implementation and evaluation of comprehensive nursing care for clients of varying acuity and complexity; clinical reasoning and decision making; client rights and autonomy; mentoring preceptorship, delegation and supervision, professional communication; NMBA codes of ethics and conduct; NMBA standards, guidelines and tools, mandatory reporting; reflective practice and lifelong learning.

Textbook(s)

Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia 2018, Code of conduct for nurses, Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia, Melbourne, Victoria

International Council of Nurses 2012, ICN Code of Ethics for Nurses, International Council of Nurses, Switzerland

Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia 2016, Registered Nurse Standards for Practice, Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia, Melbourne, Victoria.

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
NURS 5155 Professional Issues and Nursing Practice in Australia

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
EXTERNAL, CITY EAST, ONLINE
Clinical 8 hrs x 5 days x 6 weeks
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Clinical 8 hrs x 5 days x 8 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
e-portfolio - Pass/Fail 6 weeks
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
e-portfolio - Pass/Fail 8 weeks

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:
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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 university. 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

UniSA Clinical & Health Sciences

Degrees this course is offered in

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