Courses & Units

Nursing Practice 2 CNA250

Hobart, Launceston, Rozelle - Sydney, Darlinghurst - Sydney

Note:

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.

Introduction

This unit builds on the learning in Nursing Practice 1 and incorporates simulation based learning and 160 hours of Professional Experience Placement.  The unit addresses the organisation of knowledge, skills and clinical reasoning which will support in-practice experience. The Practice Standards for the Registered Nurse provide the guiding framework for student practice experience and assessment of students' progress.

Students will further develop their Professional Portfolio in this unit.

Summary

Unit name Nursing Practice 2
Unit code CNA250
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Health and Medicine
School of Health Sciences
Discipline Health Sciences
Coordinator

Teaching staff

Annette Saunders

Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Spring school (November) On-Campus International Domestic
Launceston Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic
Rozelle - Sydney Spring school (November) On-Campus International Domestic
Darlinghurst - Sydney Spring school (November) On-Campus International Domestic

Key

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

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 25/2/2019 22/3/2019 15/4/2019 2/6/2019
Spring school (November) 11/11/2019 2/12/2019 26/12/2019 9/2/2020

* 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.

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Fees

Domestic

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.

Requisites

Prerequisites

  • CNA154 Nursing Practice 1

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

1 x 50 mins weekly Lecture,

2 x 50 mins weekly Practical,

160 hrs Professional Experience Placement.

Assessment
  1. Online Quizzes 20%
  2. Observed Structural Clinical Assessment (OSCA) 40%
  3. Written Exam (2 hours) 40%
  4. Professional Experience Placement (Pass/Fail).
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Textbooks

Required

Please refer to the Co-op bookshop links below for details of any required or recommended textbooks

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