Nurse Practitioner

Unit of study table

Errata
Item Change Section Date
1 NURS5079 Capstone (Professional Practice). The prerequisites should be NURS5087 and 48 credit points. There are no corequisites. Unit of Study descriptions 11/12/2014
Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Master of Nursing (Nurse Practitioner)

Students in the Master of Nursing (Nurse Practitioner) are required to complete 72 credit points. This includes 54 credit points of core units of study, a 6 credit point elective, and a 12 credit point capstone, as follows:
Year 1, Semester 1
NURS5012
Assessment and Clinical Judgement
6      Semester 1
NURS5076
Pathophysiological Phenomena in Nursing
6      Semester 1
and one of the following electives:
NURS5061
Expanding Clinical Nursing Practice
6      Semester 1
NURS5072
Expanding Cancer & 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
Year 1, Semester 2
NURS5071
Contemporary Health Leadership
6      Semester 2
NURS5088
Pharmacology for Advanced Practice
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 2
NURS5089
Assessment and Diagnostic Reasoning
6      Semester 2
Year 2, Semester 1
NURS5069
Research in Nursing and Health Care
6      Semester 1
NURS5087
Developing Nurse Practitioner Capability
12    P Completion of prescribed 36 credit points

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
which includes 150 hours of advanced clinical practice
Year 2, 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
which includes 150 hours of advanced clinical practice