This unit of study extends students' knowledge and skills in a clinical nursing environment of their choice in preparation for practice as a registered nurse. It provides students the opportunity to consolidate prior learning and expands their knowledge base across a variety of health care settings for example: aged care, palliative care, mental health, perioperative, high acuity, paediatrics or primary health care. The framework of the nursing practice thinking cycle will guide the teaching learning strategies and focus on clinical decision making in a range of settings.
8x2-hr lectures, 4x2-hr tutorials, 4x2-hr clinical labs, and clinical placements (160-hrs)
Student assessment (100%) conducted throughout the semester, as advised within the relevant unit of study outline
NURS5085 and (NURS5043 or NURS5086) and NURS6018 and NURS6019Co-requisites