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Area/Catalogue
NURS 1061

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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
160402

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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
UniSA Clinical & Health Sciences

Course aim

To prepare students with the fundamental knowledge, skills and professional behaviours required for beginning nursing practice.

Course content

Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) Registered Nurse Standards for Practice; National Safety and Quality Health Standards, inclusive of the Medication Safety Standard and the Aged Care Quality Standards; clinical assessment and decision making; Nursing Process (clinical assessment, care planning and coordination, clinical intervention and management, evaluation); monitoring and management of person centered nursing care; infection control; safe and quality use of medications; professional and interprofessional communication, teamwork, documentation; health informatics and electronic health records; health education and health promotion strategies; professional behaviours; evidenced based practice; cultural safety; Aboriginal 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 1072 Foundations of Nursing Practice

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Practicum (Community Activity) 40 hours x -
Tutorial (Virtual Classroom) 1 hour x 10 weeks
Workshop (pre-brief) 2 hours x 10 weeks
Workshop (HHHS) 1 hour x 10 weeks
Workshop (HHHS) 6 hours x 1 day
Online (Online Activities (PebblePad)) 10 weeks x -
INTERNAL, WHYALLA
Practicum (Community Activity) 40 hours x -
Tutorial (Virtual Classroom) 1 hour x 10 weeks
Workshop (pre-brief) 2 hours x 10 weeks
Workshop (HHHS) 1 hour x 10 weeks
Workshop (HHHS) 6 hours x 1 day
Online (Online Activities (PebblePad)) 10 weeks x -
INTERNAL, MT GAMBIER
Practicum (Community Activity) 40 hours x -
Tutorial (Virtual Classroom) 1 hour x 10 weeks
Workshop (pre-brief) 2 hours x 10 weeks
Workshop (HHHS) 1 hour x 10 weeks
Workshop (HHHS) 6 hours x 1 day
Online (Online Activities (PebblePad)) 10 weeks x -
EXTERNAL, CITY EAST, ONLINE
Practicum (Community Activity) 40 hours x -
Tutorial (Virtual Classroom) 1 hour x 10 weeks
Workshop (pre-brief & HHHS) 36 hours x 5 days
Online (Online Activities (PebblePad)) 10 weeks x -

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 Pass/Fail -
Practicum (Community Activity) - Pass/Fail 40 hours
ePortfolio 3000 words equivalent Pass/Fail -
INTERNAL, WHYALLA
OSCA 1500 words equivalent Pass/Fail -
Practicum (Community Activity) - Pass/Fail 40 hours
ePortfolio 3000 words equivalent Pass/Fail -
INTERNAL, MT GAMBIER
OSCA 1500 words equivalent Pass/Fail -
Practicum (Community Activity) - Pass/Fail 40 hours
ePortfolio 3000 words equivalent Pass/Fail -
EXTERNAL, CITY EAST, ONLINE
OSCA 1500 words equivalent Pass/Fail -
Practicum (Community Activity) - Pass/Fail 40 hours
ePortfolio 3000 words equivalent Pass/Fail -

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

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
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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