Bachelor of Nursing with Clinical Honours (Leadership in Practice) (H4C)

This course is in teach-out and is not accepting new admissions

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

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

The Bachelor of Nursing with Clinical Honours (Leadership in Practice) course is designed for Registered Nurses who are currently working in, or transitioning into, leadership roles within their current practice and would like to develop their leadership skills and capabilities. This program will prepare you for a variety of clinical leadership roles within nursing practice environments.

The course content is based on current research and industry needs regarding the leadership capabilities and skills development of nurse leaders. It has been designed to enhance the way in which you, the potential leader, are supported as you transition into a leadership role within your practice. The course length is a minimum of one year of full-time study which includes clinical practice hours via employment in a leadership positions or within a role that has leadership potential with a participating partner.

Upon completion of the Bachelor of Nursing with Clinical Honours (Leadership in Practice) graduates will be able to:

  • Demonstrate the advanced knowledge and skills required to provide effective leadership in practice.
  • Demonstrate leadership attributes that enhance the quality of care, public safety and health outcomes in professional practice settings.
  • Critically analyse, evaluate and communicate evidence-based information to support leadership activities.
  • Analyse, generate and communicate solutions to complex practice situations.
  • Apply knowledge and skills to demonstrate leadership that reflects autonomy, well-developed judgement and adaptability.
  • Demonstrate responsibility for own practice as a leader and associated professional development.

Career outcomes

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 continual profession development points with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).

Course structure

Credit Points: 50

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit will introduce the student to various leadership evaluation approaches and leadership impact through critical reflection. Students will engage with a variety of evaluation methodologies and tools suitable for evaluating self, others and projects.…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1

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

Students will be introduced to what leadership means for the Registered Nurse in contemporary nursing practice. This unit will focus attention on learning about the essential components and processes of nursing leadership in practice environments. Internal and external factors influencing…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1

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

This unit will focus on the theory underpinning Practice Development to enable and enhance students’ individual leadership capabilities, skills and knowledge within their own practice setting. Students will engage in a diverse range of learning opportunities to develop the skills…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1

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

Plus one Postgraduate elective unit chosen from:

This unit provides an overview of the Australian health system and the structure and organisation of global health institutions. On completion, participants should have (i) a sound appreciation of the complexities of Australian and international Healthcare Agreements and other funding…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2

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

This unit examines current concepts, trends and barriers in risk, risk management and governance including clinical governance. In particular it explores the content and relationship between medico-legal issues; clinical error; consumer rights and services; occupational health systems; quality of service…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

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

Students completing this unit will have acquired knowledge of existing health service models, the internal and external factors that influence the delivery of quality services, and the best-practice models for quality service design.…

Credit Points: 12.5

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

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

This unit is designed to provide information about the core concepts and skills for clinical supervision in the health professions. Students in this unit will explore current literature and research on clinical supervision theory and practice, and critically review models…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

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

Entry requirements

To be considered for a place in the Bachelor of Nursing with Clinical Honours (Leadership in Practice) applicants should apply through the Admission Centre at the University of Tasmania and provide evidence of:

  • Current and unrestricted registration as a Division 1 Registered Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (requires IELTS 7.0 across all bands).
  • Completion of a Bachelor of Nursing or equivalent.
  • At least 3 years full-time equivalent experience as a Registered Nurse.
  • Confirmation of employment in a recognised leadership position (acting or appointed) with a participating Industry Partner.

Students completing the Bachelor of Nursing with Clinical Honours (Leadership in Practice) may apply for credit of their elective unit into postgraduate courses. The course is not designed to articulate directly with research higher degrees.

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 they enrol in. In 2019, this fee is $45.45 per unit (of 12.5 credit points). In 2019, the maximum charge for full time students is $303.

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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