Bachelor of Nursing (Advanced Studies)

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Bachelor of Nursing (Advanced Studies)

Students must complete:
(a) 144 credit points of core units of study set out in the table below; and
(b) clinical experience as prescribed.

Part-time enrolment

Note for part-time enrolment, "Year" refers to the consecutive year of study if two units were undertaken per semester.
Year 1
NURS1001
Health and Human Biology
6      Semester 1
NURS1004
Nursing Knowledge, Practice and Policy
6    C NURS1002. Students unable to take NURS1002 and NURS1004 concurrently are advised to attempt NURS1004 before undertaking NURS1002.
Semester 1
NURS1005
Interruptions to Normal Physiology
6    P NURS1001
Semester 2
NURS1007
Health Research
6      Semester 2
Year 2
NURS1002
Health Assessment
6    C NURS1004. Students unable to take NURS1002 and NURS1004 concurrently are advised to attempt NURS1004 before undertaking NURS1002.
Semester 1
NURS1003
Population Health to Personal Healthcare
6      Semester 1
NURS1006
Understanding Experiences of Illness
6    P NURS1002
Semester 2
NURS1008
Acute Care Nursing Practice
6    P NURS1002
Semester 2
Year 3
NURS2001
Introduction to Pharmacology
6    P 36 Year 1 credit points including NURS1001 and NURS1005
Semester 1
NURS2003
Contexts of Health and Disease
6    P 36 Year 1 credit points
Semester 1
NURS2005
Pharmacology, People and Practice
6    P 36 Year 1 credit points including NURS2001
Semester 2
NURS2008
Indigenous People, Health and Care
6    P 36 Year 1 credit points including NURS1003
N HSBH3001
Semester 2
Year 4
NURS2004
Understanding Mental Health and Illness
6    P 36 Year 1 credit points including NURS1008
Semester 1
NURS2006
Ageing, Health and Care
6    P 36 Year 1 credit points including NURS1008
Semester 1
NURS2007
Clinical Practice in Mental Health
6    P 36 Year 1 credit points including NURS2004
C NURS2005
Semester 2
NURS3010
Managing Chronic Conditions
6    P 36 Year 1 credit points including NURS2006
Semester 2
Year 5
NURS2002
Child and Adolescent Health and Care
6    P 48 Year 1 credit points and 36 Year 2 credit points, including NURS3010
Semester 1
NURS3007
Nursing the Critically Ill Person
6    P 48 Year 1 credit points (including NURS1008) and 36 Year 2 credit points
Semester 1
NURS3012
Life Limiting Conditions and Palliation
6    P 48 Year 1 credit points and 36 Year 2 credit points and NURS3010
Semester 2
NURS3015
Australian Health Care System
6    P 48 Year 1 credit points and 36 Year 2 credit points
Semester 2
Year 6
NURS3008
Community Health Nursing
6    P 48 Year 1 credit points and 36 Year 2 credit points, including NURS3010
Semester 1
NURS3017
Frameworks for Nursing Practice
6    P 48 Year 1 credit points and 36 Year 2 credit points
N NURS3009
Semester 1
NURS3011
First Line Intervention
6    P 48 Year 1 credit points and 36 Year 2 credit points and NURS3007
Semester 2
NURS3016
Professional Practice - (BN[AS])
6    P 48 Year 1 credit points and 36 Year 2 credit points (including NURS2006 and NURS2007 and NURS2002 and NURS3007 and NURS3010)
Semester 2