CNA727– Immunisation Education for Registered Nursing is offered in Tasmania only and to undertake this unit you need to:
- be a Registered Nurse with AHPRA
- have a minimum of 12 months clinical experience.
- have professional access to a preceptor and an immunisation clinical practice environment which administers vaccines to infants and adults
- provide documented evidence of current skills in adult, paediatric and infant cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in accordance with Australian Resuscitation Guidelines
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to submit an expression of interest – (non current students only)
This unit aims to provide registered nurses with the knowledge, skills, and practical experience required to apply for initial approval as an authorised nurse immuniser in Tasmania. The unit content has been developed in accordance with the National Guidelines for Immunisation Education for Registered Nurses and Midwives (2001) and the current edition of the Australian Immunisation Handbook. The unit content consists of modules which equip students to critically analyse the application of immunisation theory to clinical practice, understand and apply legal and contextual requirements related to the immunisation process, demonstrate competence in the delivery of age appropriate vaccinations, and promote evidence based immunisation information in the community.
|Unit name||Immunisation Education for Registered Nurses|
|Faculty/School||College of Health and Medicine
School of Nursing
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- 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 2020 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2020 will be available from the 1st October 2020.
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|1||2020: $835.00||2020: $2,615.00||060307|
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.
Web-dependent online learning, a compulsory seminar day and supervised clinical practice.
Online quizzes (25%); in-practice assessment of competency (pass/fail) and formal examination (75%)
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
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