Courses & Units

Becoming a Registered Nurse: Practice Consolidation CNA344

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 focuses on becoming a Registered Nurse and is the capstone practice unit in which students consolidate understanding of what it means to think and act like a Registered Nurse.  The unit requires students to synthesise knowledge and skills in a final summative assessment of professional capability against the Registered Nurse Standards for Practice. Students will finalise their Portfolio in this unit and undertake 240 hours of Professional Experience Placement.

Summary

Unit name Becoming a Registered Nurse: Practice Consolidation
Unit code CNA344
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Health and Medicine
School of Health Sciences
Discipline Health Sciences
Coordinator

Jessica Lawton

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 2 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 2 15/7/2019 9/8/2019 2/9/2019 20/10/2019
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

  • CNA340 Developing Professional Nursing Practice

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

4 X 180 mins Workshop, 240 hours of Professional Experience Placement

Assessment

PEP: (Pass/Fail)

Practice Portfolio of Evidence (100%).

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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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