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Unit of study_

Introduction to Nursing Practice - NURS5081

Year - 2018

'This unit of study provides an opportunity for students to develop an understanding of professional nursing; 'what it is and what it is not' (Nightingale, 1859) and to observe and explore the roles and relationships among nurses, patients and other health professionals in a practice setting. The unit will introduce physical assessment, work health and safety and will equip nursing students to develop a 'toolkit' of fundamental nursing practice strategies and 'craft' skills. This will include a focus on working with patients across the lifespan and within different cultural groups. Students will be introduced to the cycle of practice thinking and patterns of knowing that underpin nursing practice.

Classes
10x2-hr lectures, 8x2-hr tutorial, 10x2-hr labs, clinical placements (80-hrs)

Assessment
Student assessment (100%) conducted throughout the semester, as advised within the relevant unit of study outline

Details

Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 1

05 Mar 2018

Department/School: Nursing and Midwifery
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2018
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Mallet St
Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 1

05 Mar 2018

Department/School: Nursing and Midwifery
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2018
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Westmead
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