Clinical placements

Clinical placement hours | Clinical placement hours for full-time study | Clinical placement hours for part-time study

Information about clinical placements at Sydney Nursing School

Bachelor of Nursing (Advanced Studies) Academic Adviser
Astrid Frotjold
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Before you start, you need to be aware of the general information available to pre-registration students on all aspects of clinical placements.

You are required to wear a University of Sydney uniform on clinical placements. These are available from the online store.

Full-time and part-time clinical placement hours

Your degree contains both theoretical and clinical components. Each subject with a clinical component has a set number of clinical hours, regardless of whether you are studying full time or part time. You are required to do a set number of weeks in each semester. The full-time number of weeks is:

Summary of clinical hours

Year 1

Semester 1

2 week

Semester 2

4 weeks

Year 2

Semester 1

2 weeks

Semester 2

4 weeks

Year 3

Semester 1

6 weeks

Semester 2

6 weeks

The tables below indicate the units of study which have off-campus clinical placements, along with the number of hours needed to complete.

Clinical placement hours for full-time study

Total clinical hours: 960

Year 1

Semester 1

 

Semester 2

NURS1001 Health and Human Biology

NO CLINICAL PLACEMENT
REQUIRED

 

NURS1005 Interruptions to Normal Physiology

NO CLINICAL PLACEMENT
REQUIRED

NURS1002 Health Assessment

Clinical placement

80 hours over 2 week

 

NURS1006 Understanding Experiences of Illness

Clinical placement

80 hours over 2 weeks

NURS1003 Population Health to Personal Health Care

NO CLINICAL PLACEMENT
REQUIRED

 

NURS1007 Health Research

NO CLINICAL PLACEMENT
REQUIRED

NURS1004 Nursing Knowledge, Practice and Policy

NO CLINICAL PLACEMENT
REQUIRED

 

NURS1008 Acute Care Nursing Practice

Clinical placement

80 hours over 2 weeks

Year 2

Semester 1

 

Semester 2

Introduction to Pharmacology

NO CLINICAL
PLACEMENT
REQUIRED

 

NURS2005 Pharmacology, People and Practice

NO CLINICAL
PLACEMENT
REQUIRED

NURS2002 Child and Adolescent Health and Care

Clinical placement

40 hours over 1 week

 

NURS2006 Ageing, Health and Care

Clinical placement

80 hours over 2 weeks

NURS2003 Contexts of Health and Disease

NO CLINICAL
PLACEMENT
REQUIRED

 

HSBH3001 Health and Indigenous Populations

NO CLINICAL
PLACEMENT
REQUIRED

NURS2004 Understanding Mental Health and Illness

Clinical placement

40 hours over 1 week

 

NURS2007 Clinical Practice in Mental Health

Clinical placement

80 hours over 2 weeks

Year 3

Semester 1

 

Semester 2

Nursing the Critically Ill Person

Clinical placement

120 hours over 3 weeks

 

First Line Intervention

Clinical placement

80 hours over 2 weeks

Life-Limiting Conditions and Palliation

NO CLINICAL
PLACEMENT
REQUIRED

 

Community Health Nursing

Clinical placement

80 hours over 2 weeks

Leadership in Health Professional Practice

NO CLINICAL
PLACEMENT
REQUIRED

 

Politics, Policy and Health

NO CLINICAL
PLACEMENT
REQUIRED

Managing Chronic Conditions

Clinical placement

120 hours over 3 weeks

 

Professional Practice Experience

Clinical placement

80 hours over 2 weeks

Clinical placement hours for part-time study

Year 1

Semester 1

 

Semester 2

NURS1001 Health and Human Biology

NO CLINICAL PLACEMENT
REQUIRED

 

NURS1005 Interruptions to Normal Physiology

NO CLINICAL PLACEMENT
REQUIRED

NURS1003 Population Health to Personal Health Care

NO CLINICAL PLACEMENT
REQUIRED

 

NURS1007 Health Research

NO CLINICAL PLACEMENT
REQUIRED

Year 2

Semester 1

 

Semester 2

NURS1002 Health Assessment

Clinical placement

40 hours over 1 week

 

NURS1006 Understanding Experiences of Illness

Clinical placement

80 hours over 2 weeks

NURS1004 Nursing Knowledge, Practice and Policy

NO CLINICAL PLACEMENT
REQUIRED

 

NURS1008 Acute Care Nursing Practice

Clinical placement

80 hours over 2 weeks

Year 3

Semester 1

 

Semester 2

NURS2001 Introduction to Pharmacology

NO CLINICAL PLACEMENT
REQUIRED

 

NURS2005 Pharmacology, People and Practice

NO CLINICAL PLACEMENT
REQUIRED

NURS2003 Contexts of Health and Disease

NO CLINICAL PLACEMENT
REQUIRED

 

HSBH3001 Health and Indigenous Populations

NO CLINICAL PLACEMENT
REQUIRED

Year 4

Semester 1

 

Semester 2

NURS2002 Child and Adolescent Health and Care

Clinical placement

40 hours over 1 week

 

NURS2006       Ageing, Health and Care

Clinical placement

80 hours over 2 weeks

NURS2004 Understanding Mental Health and Illness

Clinical placement

40 hours over 1 week

 

NURS2007 Clinical Practice in Mental Health

Clinical placement

80 hours over 2 weeks

Year 5

Semester 1

 

Semester 2

Nursing the Critically Ill Person

Clinical placement      

120 hours over 3 weeks

 

First Line Intervention

Clinical placement         

80 hours over 2 weeks

Leadership in Health Professional Practice

NO CLINICAL PLACEMENT
REQUIRED

 

Politics, Policy and Health

NO CLINICAL PLACEMENT
REQUIRED

Year 6

Semester 1

 

Semester 2

Life-Limiting Conditions and Palliation

NO CLINICAL PLACEMENT
REQUIRED

 

Community Health Nursing

Clinical placement

80 hours over 2 weeks

Managing Chronic Conditions

Clinical placement

120 hours over 3 weeks

 

Professional Practice Experience

Clinical placement

80 hours over 2 weeks