Bachelor of Health Science / Master of Nursing – BUHSCNUR2000

Bachelor of Health Sciences / Master of Nursing

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Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session
Code BUHSCNUR-02: Full-time, 4 years

Year 1

Semester 1
BIOL1003
Human Biology
6    A HSC Biology, however, students who have not completed HSC biology (or equivalent) are strongly advised to take the Biology Bridging Course (in February).
N EDUH1016, BIOL1903, BIOL1500, BIOL1993
Semester 1
Summer Main
HSBH1006
Foundations of Health Science
6      Semester 1
HSBH1008
Health Determinants and Interventions
6      Semester 1
PSYC1001
Psychology 1001
6      Semester 1
Summer Main
or
PSYC1002
Psychology 1002
6      Semester 2
Summer Main
SEMESTER 1 TOTAL: 24 CREDIT POINTS
Semester 2
HSBH1009
Health Care Resources and Systems
6      Semester 2
Three electives [18] (see note 2)
SEMESTER 2 TOTAL: 24 CREDIT POINTS

Year 2 (first offered 2015)

Semester 1
HSBH2007
Research Methods in Health
6    P HSBH1006, HSBH1008, HSBH1009
N HSBH1007 or BACH2140
Semester 1
NURS5002
Social Contexts of Health
6      Semester 1
NURS5081
Introduction to Nursing Practice
6      Semester 1
Elective [6] (see note 2)
SEMESTER 1 TOTAL: 24 CREDIT POINTS
Semester 2
NURS5006
Illness Experience and Nursing Care
6    P NURS5042
Semester 2
NURS5086
Drug Therapy, Disease & Nursing Practice

This unit of study is not available in2015

6    P NURS5083 or BIOL1003 or BIOL1903 or NURS6001
Semester 2
Two BHlthSci Senior electives [12] (see note 1)
SEMESTER 2 TOTAL: 24 CREDIT POINTS

Year 3 (last offered 2015)

Semester 1
NURS5082
Developing Nursing Practice
6    C Corequisite: NURS5081
Semester 1
NURS5083
Human Bioscience in Health

This unit of study is not available in2015

6      Semester 1
One BHlthSci Senior elective [6] (see note 1)
Elective [6] (see note 2)
SEMESTER 1 TOTAL: 24 CREDIT POINTS
Semester 2
NURS5084
Nursing the Acutely Ill Person
6    P NURS5082 and NURS5081
Semester 2
NURS5085
Mental Health Nursing Practice
6    C NURS5084
Semester 2
One BHlthSci Senior elective [6] (see note 1)
Elective [6] (see note 2)
SEMESTER 2 TOTAL: 24 CREDIT POINTS

Year 4

Semester 1
NURS6008
Research and Evidence
6    P NURS5002 and NURS5081 and NURS5082 and (NURS5083 or NURS6001) and NURS5006 and NURS5084 and NURS5085 and NURS5086


Teaching for this unit of study starts in February before the commencement of the semester. Students will be notified of specific dates during second semester in the year prior. EPD: Change of UoS Title to 'Research and Evidence'
Semester 1
NURS6018
Care and Chronic Conditions
6    P NURS5084 and NURS5085 and NURS5082 and (NURS5043 or NURS5086)
Semester 1
NURS6019
High Acuity Nursing
6    P NURS5082 and NURS5084 and (NURS5042 or NURS5083) and (NURS5043 or NURS5086)
Semester 1
NURS6023
Professional Practice of Nursing
6    P NURS5002 and NURS5081 and NURS5082 and (NURS5083 or NURS6001) and NURS5006 and NURS5084 and NURS5085 and NURS5086


Teaching for this unit of study starts in February before the commencement of the semester. Students will be notified of specific dates during second semester in the year prior.
Semester 1
SEMESTER 1 TOTAL: 24 CREDIT POINTS
Semester 2
NURS6004
Nursing and the Politics of Health Care
6    P NURS5002 and NURS5081 and NURS5082 and (NURS5083 or NURS6001) and NURS5006 and NURS5084 and NURS5085 and NURS5086
Semester 2
NURS6022
Community Health Nursing
6    P NURS6018 and NURS6019
Semester 2
NURS6024
Global Health and Nursing
6    P NURS5002 and NURS5081 and NURS5082 and (NURS5083 or NURS6001) and NURS5006 and NURS5084 and NURS5085 and NURS5086
Semester 2
and one of the following electives:
NURS6025
Nursing Practice (Mental Health Option)
6    P NURS5002 and NURS5081 and NURS5082 and (NURS5083 or NURS6001) and NURS5006 and NURS5084 and NURS5085 and NURS5086 and NURS6018 and NURS6019
Semester 2
NURS6026
Nursing Practice (Paediatric Option)
6    P NURS5002 and NURS5081 and NURS5082 and (NURS5083 or NURS6001) and NURS5006 and NURS5084 and NURS5085 and NURS5086 and NURS6018 and NURS6019
Semester 2
NURS6027
Nursing Practice (High Acuity Option)
6    P NURS5002 and NURS5081 and NURS5082 and (NURS5083 or NURS6001) and NURS5006 and NURS5084 and NURS5085 and NURS5086 and NURS6018 and NURS6019
Semester 2
NURS6028
Nursing Practice (Clinical Nursing Opt)
6    P NURS5002 and NURS5081 and NURS5082 and NURS5083 and NURS5006 and NURS5084 and NURS5085 and NURS5086 and NURS6018 and NURS6019
Semester 2
SEMESTER 2 TOTAL: 24 CREDIT POINTS
Notes
1. A list of available BHlthSci Senior units of study can be found in the Bachelor of Health Sciences (Pass) table.
2. Electives may be chosen from units of study available throughout the University, subject to approval, availability and minimum enrolment. A list of electives available in the Faculty of Health Sciences is included in Faculty Electives chapter of the handbook.
3. See academic advisor, for advice on Nursing electives.