Bachelor of Arts / Master of Nursing

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of the program, students will be able to:

No.

Course Learning Outcome

Graduate Quality

Graduate Quality

Graduate Quality

Graduate Quality

1

Critically evaluate  research, both quantitative and qualitative, and demonstrate the ability to engage in enquiry orientated activities to support decision making at beginning level practice.

Critical thinking and Problem solving

Depth of disciplinary expertise

Information and Digital literacy

Communication (oral and written)

2

Demonstrate information literacy proficiency in searching out  knowledge required for critical thinking and problem solving  in nursing practice from the biological, medical, social sciences, humanities and arts perspective.

Critical thinking and Problem solving

Information and Digital literacy

Integrated professional, ethical and personal identity

Communication (oral and written)

3

Display leadership through the use of personal, professional, intellectual and creative autonomy and demonstrate accountability and responsibility that is embedded in the nursing role.

Critical thinking and Problem solving

Communication (oral and written)

Influence

Cultural competence

4

Evaluate disciplinary knowledge and practice across specified areas of nursing in the therapeutic care of patients.

Depth of disciplinary expertise

Critical thinking and Problem solving

Information and Digital literacy

Communication (oral and written)

5

Work within professional, legal and ethical  frameworks relevant to  the nursing profession  and take responsibility for their own actions.

Integrated professional, ethical and personal identity

Communication (oral and written)

Critical thinking and Problem solving

Interdisciplinary effectiveness

6

Share professional nursing practice expertise and knowledge when working collaboratively in interdisciplinary contexts.

Interdisciplinary effectiveness

Information and Digital literacy

Communication (oral and written)

Influence

7

Identify and explore cultural differences, values and beliefs of the individual or group to the culturally diverse nature of contemporary Australian society.

Cultural competence

Critical thinking and Problem solving

Integrated professional, ethical and personal identity

Influence

8

Appraise social, global and environmental responsibilities within the healthcare context and the  impact of these on the roles and responsibilities of nurses.

Depth of disciplinary expertise

Cultural competence

Integrated professional, ethical and personal identity

Influence

9

Demonstrate proficient use of communication as a tool for negotiating and interacting with others and make effective use of oral, written, visual and digital means to  communicate understanding.

Communication (oral and written)

Interdisciplinary effectiveness

Inventiveness

Information and Digital literacy

10

Exercise clinical judgement based on a sound ability to critique nursing knowledge and practices.

Depth of disciplinary expertise

Critical thinking and Problem solving

Interdisciplinary effectiveness

Inventiveness

11

Demonstrate capability as a  beginning practitioner to engage effectively in the therapeutic care of patients.

Depth of disciplinary expertise

Critical thinking and Problem solving

Influence

Communication (oral and written)

12

Demonstrate a depth of disciplinary knowledge in at least one field in the arts, humanities and/or social sciences by applying discipline-based expertise to research, project, and work-based problems.

Depth of disciplinary expertise

Critical thinking and Problem solving

Inventiveness

 

13

Synthesise knowledge, experience and practice by constructing and testing new arguments and proposing evidence-based solutions.

Critical thinking and Problem solving

Inventiveness

 

 

14

Communicate complex ideas and data effectively to diverse audiences through context-dependent forms of communication.

Communication (oral and written)

Inventiveness

Cultural competence

Integrated professional, ethical and personal identity

15

Critically analyse and evaluate competing sources of knowledge and information using a variety of different modes of communication..

Depth of disciplinary expertise

Critical thinking and Problem solving

Information and Digital literacy

 

16

Approach local and global challenges in research, professional practice, and civil life with personal integrity and intellectual rigor.

Inventiveness

Cultural competence

Integrated professional, ethical and personal identity

Influence

17

Apply ethical frameworks to academic research and inquiry by working productively and collaboratively in diverse groups and across disciplines and cultures.

Critical thinking and Problem solving

Information and Digital literacy

Integrated professional, ethical and personal identity

 

18

Combine distinct forms of disciplinary knowledge to communicate in interdisciplinary contexts across different fields and areas of expertise.

Communication (oral and written)

Interdisciplinary effectiveness

 

 

19

Develop innovative and original interpretations and insights

Critical thinking and Problem solving

Inventiveness