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Area/Catalogue
NURS 5161

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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
166141

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

This class has not been
timetabled for year 2021.

Course owner

Course owner
UniSA Clinical & Health Sciences

Course aim

Students will critically analyse the factors influencing the role of the nurse practitioner in delivering an evidence-based health service to specific clients, residents or population groups 

Course content

Socio-political factors impacting the nurse practitioner role, professional, legal, and ethical frameworks for nurse practitioner practice; professional and regulatory standards, Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia endorsement requirements and processes; funding models and mechanisms, medical & pharmaceutical benefits schemes, provider numbers, indemnity and business management; theories and models relevant to advanced and extended practice; scope and models of nurse practitioner practice in primary and tertiary health care contexts; collaborative, private & team practice; business models, professional identity and authority, accountability and responsibility, referral and collaboration; clinical leadership; determinants of health, cultural safety, public health, primary health care, health informatics and health technologies.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
EXTERNAL, CITY EAST, DISTANCE EDUCATION
External (Online delivery) - 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, DISTANCE EDUCATION
e-portfolio 4000 words 70% -
Online activities 1500 words 30% -

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
UniSA Clinical & Health Sciences

Degrees this course is offered in

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