Hobart, Launceston, Rozelle - Sydney, Darlinghurst - Sydney
Professional Experience Placement (PEP) - Students will be allocated PEP within individual health care agencies. Students must be available 5 days a week (mornings, evenings, weekends, nightshifts, as per roster), may be expected to relocate and are expected to travel to where PEP is available. To be eligible to undertake PEP, all students must be ‘Verified’ as meeting College of Health and Medicine PEP Safety in Practice Compliance as per the Course Entry Requirements.
Students who cannot or do not comply with these requirements will not be allocated PEP and therefore will not be able to complete this unit.
PEP dates MAY differ from University of Tasmania calendar semester dates.
This unit introduces and facilitates the development of the fundamental knowledge, skills, attitudes and behaviour required for undertaking safe practice in healthcare environments. It incorporates 80 hours of Professional Experience Placement (PEP) in a practice environment and highlights the importance of the Professional Practice Framework and the Registered Nurse Standards for practice. It introduces a diverse range of registered nurse responsibilities, with a focus on safety, quality and evidence-based practice.Students will continue to develop their professional portfolio and engage in critical and reflective analysis at a beginning level as they make progress towards demonstrating emerging competence in practice.
|Unit name||Nursing Practice 1|
|Faculty/School||College of Health and Medicine
School of Health Sciences
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Rozelle - Sydney||Semester 2||On-Campus||International||Domestic|
|Darlinghurst - Sydney||Semester 2||On-Campus||International||Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).
Unit census dates currently displaying for 2019 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2019 will be available from the 1st October 2018.
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|1||2019: $820.00||2019: $2,527.00||060301|
Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.
Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.
- CNA 150 Foundations for Professional Practice 1
1 x 50mins weekly lecture, 2 x 60mins weekly Practicals
80 hrs professional Experience Placement in total
In Class Quizzes 30%, 1200 word case study 30%, Observed Structural Clinical Assessment (OSCA) 40%, Professional Experience Placement(Pass/Fail)
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
Please refer to the Co-op bookshop links below for details of any required or recommended textbooks
Co-op Bookshop links
- Hobart, Semester 2
- Launceston, Semester 2
- Rozelle - Sydney, Semester 2
- Darlinghurst - Sydney, Semester 2
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