Nurse Practitioner

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

Nurse Practioner

Master of Nursing (Nurse Practioner)

Students must complete 72 credit points, including:
(a) 54 credit points of core units of study; and
(b) 6 credit points of elective units of study; and
(c) a 12 credit point capstone core unit of study; and
(d) 300 hours of supernumerary integrated professional practice.

Core

NURS5012
Assessment and Clinical Judgement
6      Semester 1
NURS5069
Research in Nursing and Health Care
6      Semester 1
NURS5076
Pathophysiological Phenomena in Nursing
6      Semester 1
NURS5087
Developing Nurse Practitioner Capability
12    P 36 credit points

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
NURS5071
Contemporary Health Leadership
6      Semester 2
NURS5088
Pharmacology for Advanced Practice
6    P NURS5076

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 2
NURS5089
Assessment and Diagnostic Reasoning
6      Semester 2
NURS5077
Quality Use of Medicines in Practice
6    P NURS5088

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 2
NURS5079
Capstone (Professional Practice)
12    P NURS5087 and 48 credit points
C NURS5071 and NURS5077

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2

Electives

NURS5061
Expanding Clinical Nursing Practice
6      Semester 1
NURS5069
Research in Nursing and Health Care
6      Semester 1
NURS5072
Expanding Cancer and Haematology Practice
6      Semester 1
NURS5074
Expanding Practice in the ICU and ED
6      Semester 1
NURS5075
Expanding Practice in Mental Health
6      Semester 1

Capstone

NURS5079
Capstone (Professional Practice)
12    P NURS5087 and 48 credit points
C NURS5071 and NURS5077

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
NURS5087
Developing Nurse Practitioner Capability
12    P 36 credit points

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1