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Area/Catalogue
NURS 3056

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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
171859

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Unit Value
9

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)
Course owner

Course owner
UniSA Clinical & Health Sciences

Course aim

To prepare students for transition to professional practice as a registered nurse.

Course content

Registered nurse scope of practice, accountability and responsibility, duty of care, person-centred care, delegation and supervision; NMBA Registered Nurse Standards for Practice; codes of conduct and ethics; intra and interprofessional teamwork; quality and safety in health care; National Safety & Quality Health Services Standards; Aged Care Quality Standards; clinical governance and quality improvement; clinical risk management; monitoring and reporting mechanisms; evidence-based practice; advocacy; ongoing professional development of self and others; building resilience; role diversity; career planning; maintenance of competence; professional behaviours; health informatics.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
NURS 3045 Nursing Context of Practice: Primary Health Care
NURS 3055 Evidence Based Nursing Practice
NURS 3042 Experiential Learning Activity: Extension to Practice Practicum 4

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Online (online content and discussion forums) - x 10 weeks
Seminar (on campus) 6 hours x 1 day
Tutorial (online virtual classroom) 2 hours x 9 weeks
EXTERNAL, CITY EAST, ONLINE
Online (online content and discussion forums) - x 10 weeks
Seminar (on campus) 6 hours x 1 day
Tutorial (online virtual classroom) 2 hours x 9 weeks
INTERNAL, MT GAMBIER
Online (online content and discussion forums) - x 10 weeks
Seminar (on campus) 6 hours x 1 day
Tutorial (online virtual classroom) 2 hours x 9 weeks
INTERNAL, WHYALLA
Online (online content and discussion forums) - x 10 weeks
Seminar (on campus) 6 hours x 1 day
Tutorial (online virtual classroom) 2 hours x 9 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
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Essay 3000 words 40% -
ePortfolio 6000 words equivalent 60% -
EXTERNAL, CITY EAST, ONLINE
Essay 3000 words 40% -
ePortfolio 6000 words equivalent 60% -
INTERNAL, MT GAMBIER
Essay 3000 words 40% -
ePortfolio 6000 words equivalent 60% -
INTERNAL, WHYALLA
Essay 3000 words 40% -
ePortfolio 6000 words equivalent 60% -

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.

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