Courses & Units

Professional Practice 3 CNA255

Hobart, Launceston, Rozelle - Sydney, Darlinghurst - Sydney

Note:

The teaching pattern in this unit will vary depending on the semester in which it is undertaken

Introduction

The unit comprises four modules, each of which focuses on a specific area of health and incorporates contextual physiology, pathophysiology and nursing practice across primary, secondary and tertiary care.  Current national health priorities in the areas of endocrine health/diabetes, renal health, reproductive health, and cancer/oncology are explored.  A case study approach incorporates learning related to legal and ethical issues, cultural competence and building therapeutic relationships. This unit engages students in clinical reasoning to promote health outcomes. Students will have the opportunity to develop their Professional Portfolio in this unit.

Summary

Unit name Professional Practice 3
Unit code CNA255
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Health and Medicine
School of Health Sciences
Discipline Health Sciences
Coordinator

Grace Bennett-Daly, Janine Tarr

Teaching staff

Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic
Launceston Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic
Rozelle - Sydney Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic
Darlinghurst - Sydney Semester 1 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
Semester 2 15/7/2019 9/8/2019 2/9/2019 20/10/2019

* 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

  • CNA252 Professional Practice 1
  • CNA253 Professional Practice 2

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Fortnightly pattern:

6 x 50 min lectures

2 x 2 hour workshops/practicals

Assessment

Quizzes (15%)

Clinical Reasoning Case Study - 1000 words (15%)

OSCE (20%)

Written exam - 2 hours (50%)

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Textbooks

Required

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

Co-op Bookshop links

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