Bachelor of Nursing with Clinical Honours (Transition to Practice) (H4B)

Overview  2019

ATAR

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Duration

Minimum 1 Years, up to a maximum of 3 Years

Duration

Duration refers to the minimum and maximum amounts of time in which this course can be completed. It will be affected by whether you choose to study full or part time, noting that some programs are only available part time.

Location

Distance Launceston
Semester 1, Semester 2, Spring school (extended)

Commonwealth Supported places available

This course may not be available to international students. Please see the list of distance courses (i.e. online and taken outside Australia) that are offered to international students

This course is offered in Tasmania, New South Wales, South Australia, Victoria and Australian Capital Territory with participating healthcare agency partners on a full time basis. The course length is a minimum of one year of full-time study which includes clinical practice hours via employment in a Transition Program with a participating partner.

The objectives of the Bachelor of Nursing with Clinical Honours (Transition to Practice) are to enable the student to:

  • Become immersed in a professional health care environment to enhance their knowledge and skills in a chosen area of nursing practice.
  • Engage in ongoing critical reflection as a means of continuing professional development and lifelong learning.
  • Demonstrate development in their role as a Registered Nurse and maintain professional relationships and collaborative work practices with colleagues from a diverse range of disciplines and cultures.
  • Demonstrate nursing knowledge and clinical skills beyond beginning level competency as a Registered Nurse necessary for the provision of effective and comprehensive care to patients within their chosen area of nursing practice.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and skills for advocating and protecting the rights of individuals or groups that acknowledge differences in cultural and/or linguistic background.

Career outcomes

"UTAS is one of the largest providers of nursing education in Australia with a wide range of affiliations. Jump at the opportunities offered by this unique environment, as you will learn both nursing skills AND life skills."

Angus Reid, Gastrointestinal and Vascular Registered Nurse – St Vincent’s Private Hospital, Sydney

Graduates will receive a formal award for completing their transition into the profession as well as develop a high quality Professional Portfolio that they will use for career advancement and Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours, with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).

Course structure

The course structure is outlined in the Bachelor of Nursing with Clinical Honours (Transition to Practice) Schedule.

Schedule

This unit is experiential and practice focussed with an emphasis on development of the registered nurse in contemporary nursing practice. As a Work Integrated Learning unit, Registered Nurses will draw upon their experiences of nursing practice to develop cognitive, technical…

Credit Points: 50

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2
LauncestonSpring school (extended)

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Students are introduced to what it means to be a developing Registered Nurse in contemporary nursing practice. This unit focusses attention on learning about the essential components of making the transition from 'beginning level competence' toward achieving 'proficiency' as a…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit builds on the Bachelor of Nursing unit Medication Management for Nurses and draws on the workplace context in which registered nurses enrolled in this unit work. The legal, professional and ethical framework of medication management practice provides the…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit is designed to enhance the ability of the graduate registered nurse to develop leadership capacity and appreciate and participate actively in the policy framework and practice development relating to clinical nursing practice. Registered nurses enrolled in this unit…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSpring school (extended)

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

     
Plus one Postgraduate Nursing Health Studies Elective Unit

This unit is designed to assist registered nurses and midwives to extend their knowledge and skills in the area of wound care. The unit will provide students with the theoretical foundation to enable them to apply an evidence-based framework to…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit will enhance students' understanding of the aetiology and pathophysiology of pain and equip them with the skills to accurately assess acute, chronic and cancer pain. Pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions will be explored as part of the development of…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit focuses on the health of new immigrants to Australia and the role of the nurse as advocate. The unit is divided into two themes. Theme One provides an overview of the social model of health in Australia. It…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit consists of three modules.The first module introduces students to the core principal and theories of learning and teaching. Moduletwo enhances students' skills by exploring methods of teaching, and adapting teaching to a wide range of audiences and working…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 2
LauncestonSpring school (extended)

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit will provide students with the opportunity to apply theories of teaching and learning in simulated as well as health care settings. Knowledge and skills will be further developed through examining practical issues related to assessing learners as well…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Consists of four individual modules that together provide students with the opportunity to develop an understanding of the connections between food, culture and health from a global perspective. The unit provides a broad overview of many of the current debates…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

The purpose of this unit is to provide you with an introduction to the issue of violence in society and how it can relate to you in your healthcare agency. Violence will be examined within international, national and local contexts,…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Entry requirements

To be admitted to the Bachelor of Nursing Clincial Honours (Transition to Practice) program a student must hold a Bachelor of Nursing degree and be registered as a nurse in Australia, normally with a minimum of a credit average across the final four semesters of the Bachelor of Nursing degree. The student must be employed in a Transition Program with a participating agency partner.

Students may articulate to the BN Professional Honours (Specialisation), the Graduate Certificate or the Graduate Diploma of Nursing after 6 months post registration experience.

Fees & scholarships

Domestic students

Domestic students enrolled in a full fee paying place are charged the Student Services and Amenities Fee but this fee is incorporated in the fees you pay for each unit you enrol in. Full fee paying domestic students do not have to make any additional SSAF payments.

Domestic students enrolled in a Commonwealth supported place will be charged a fee based on the number of units a student enrols in. In 2019, this fee is $44.70 per unit. In 2019, the maximum charge for full time students is $298.

International students

International students should refer to the International Students course fees page to get an indicative course cost.

Scholarships

For information on general scholarships available at the University of Tasmania, please visit the scholarships website.

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