Courses & Units

Bachelor of Nursing (Fast Track Rozelle) (H3R)

The Bachelor of Nursing (fast track) courses delivered on the Hobart, Rozelle and St Vincents campuses are the same.

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Duration

2 Years full time

Up to 5 Years part time

Location

Rozelle - Sydney

ATAR

See entry requirements below


Course intake

Rozelle - Sydney
Semester 1
Rozelle - Sydney

Course rules

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Course contact

Phone: 1300 363 864
Email: Course.Info@utas.edu.au
Online: Enquiries


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Duration

2 Years full time

Location

Rozelle - Sydney

Academic Requirements

See entry requirements below

CRICOS

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Course intake

Rozelle - Sydney
Semester 1
Rozelle - Sydney

Course rules

See full course rules and guidelines

Course contact

Phone:+61 3 8676 7017
Online: International enquiries


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Course objectives

Course structure

Fundamentals of Bioscience is based on the structural organisation of the human body and the general functions of the body systems, emphasising the relationship between structure and function. Major concepts of human biology are introduced in the initial weeks and…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 2
Cradle CoastSemester 2
Rozelle - SydneySemester 2
Darlinghurst - SydneySemester 2

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

This unit draws on the World Health Organization's Primary Health Care approach as outlined in the Alma Ata Declaration (1978), The Ottawa Charter (1986) and the Millennium Development Goals. The subject title Health Care Where People Live and Work is…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit introduces a sociological perspective on health and illness. The focus will be on how social and cultural processes shape both the distribution of health and illness, and the experience of illness. Health issues such as obesity, smoking, depression,…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2
Rozelle - SydneySemester 2

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

This unit introduces you to what it means to be a nurse in contemporary health care practice through exploring beginning insights into the profession and discipline of nursing. In this unit, you will explore the diversity of nursing through consideration…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit introduces and facilitates the development of the fundamental knowledge, skills, attitudes and behaviour required for undertaking safe practice in health care environments. The unit highlights the importance of the NMBA National Competency Standards (2006) for the Registered Nurse…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Patient/client assessment is regarded as a core component for professional nursing practice in ensuring the delivery of safe and effective nursing care. This foundational unit aims to introduce and facilitate the development of students' beginning level competence and accountability in…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit explores a broad range of health related issues about children and adolescents within a health promotion framework. The unit covers an introduction to the multi-disciplinary field of child and adolescent health care. The context in which children grow…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSpring school (extended)

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

This unit examines and develops communication skills that are relevant to the clinical context of health care. It introduces students to the importance of mental health and wellbeing with the aim of developing effective communication skills.…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1
Cradle CoastSemester 1
Rozelle - SydneySemester 1
Darlinghurst - SydneySemester 1

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

This unit explores how legal and ethical principles inform the practice of healthcare professionals in Australia. Students will gain knowledge of the fundamental legal and ethical principles governing practice and reflect on how to apply these in everyday situations. Through…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1

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

This unit will provide students with the knowledge and skills required to administer medication safely and efficiently in a range of clinical settings. More specifically the student will focus on assessment of the patient, understanding the legal and ethical requirements…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSpring school (extended)
LauncestonSemester 1
Rozelle - SydneySpring school (extended)
Darlinghurst - SydneySpring school (extended)

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

This unit aims to introduce students to the importance of research in nursing practice and the relationship between evidence-based practice (EBP) and patient quality/safety and professional growth as a developing Registered Nurse. Students will be introduced to EBP and develop…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2
HobartSpring school (extended)
LauncestonSemester 2
Cradle CoastSemester 2
Rozelle - SydneySemester 2
Rozelle - SydneySpring school (extended)
Darlinghurst - SydneySpring school (extended)

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

Contemporary Nursing Practice builds on studies undertaken in the foundation units, and will develop a substantive framework of nursing knowledge and skills, utilising case studies, simulated and experiential learning. It focuses on current health priorities exploring a range of acute…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSpring school (extended)
LauncestonSemester 2
Rozelle - SydneySpring school (extended)
Darlinghurst - SydneySpring school (extended)

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

Integrated Nursing Practice builds on studies undertaken in the foundation units, and will develop a substantive framework of nursing knowledge and skills, utilising case studies, simulated and experiential learning. It focuses on a range of acute and chronic conditions experienced…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1
Rozelle - SydneySemester 1
Darlinghurst - SydneySemester 1

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

This unit builds on the basic knowledge from CXA107 Fundamentals of Bioscience to develop an understanding of the physiology and pathophysiology of the nervous, cardiovascular, respiratory, renal, musculoskeletal - remove this, immune and endocrine systems. Principles of pharmacology are introduced…

Credit Points: 25

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1
Cradle CoastSemester 1
Rozelle - SydneySemester 1
Darlinghurst - SydneySemester 1

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

This unit aims to support your ability to appraise critically attitudes to ageing and aged care in Australia, and to engage in independent inquiry and reflection in the online environment with inter-professional peers and teachers. You will gain an…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 2

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

In this unit, we continue the study of the body systems from CXA204 Bioscience 1, initally focussing on the musculoskeletal, digestive and reproductive systems. Relevant physiology, pathophysiology, pharmacology and microbiology are introduced and contextualised using pathophysiology scenarios and case studies.We…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 2
Cradle CoastSemester 2
Rozelle - SydneySemester 2
Darlinghurst - SydneySemester 2

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

This unit explores contemporary issues in professional nursing practice. Students are encouraged to identify and critically engage with the complexities of organisational and regulatory frameworks that impact on nursing as a profession. Consideration is given to the social and political…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 2
LauncestonSpring school (extended)

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

Acute Care Nursing Practice is a synthesis unit which builds on the knowledge and skills already developed in the BN program. This unit provides the opportunity for you to explore the care of individuals and families who experience acute, chronic,…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2
LauncestonSpring school (extended)

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

Professional Nursing Practice is a synthesis unit which builds on the knowledge and skills already developed in the Bachelor of Nursing (BN) degree. This unit provides the opportunity for you to participate in the nursing management of individuals and families…

Credit Points: 25

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2
HobartSpring school (extended)
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2
LauncestonSpring school (extended)
Rozelle - SydneySpring school (extended)
Darlinghurst - SydneySpring school (extended)

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

Community and Mental Health Nursing Practice is a synthesis unit which builds on the knowledge and skills already developed in the BN program. This unit applies a primary health care and health promotion approach to studying nursing practice in various…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2
LauncestonSpring school (extended)

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

Community and Mental Health Nursing Practice: Professional Experience is a synthesis unit which builds on the knowledge and skills already developed in the BN program. This unit applies a primary health care and health promotion approach to studying nursing practice…

Credit Points: 25

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2
HobartSpring school (extended)
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2
LauncestonSpring school (extended)
Rozelle - SydneySemester 2
Darlinghurst - SydneySemester 2

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

Foundations of Human Bioscience is a support unit that will reinforce the content of CXA107 whilst developing the thinking and study skills essential to the study of bioscience at a university level.There will be particular focus on developing a sound…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 2
Rozelle - SydneySemester 2
Darlinghurst - SydneySemester 2

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

[a] The above schedule mirrors the three year BN schedule (A) except where CNA316 Community and Mental Health Practice and CNA308 Legal and Ethical Issues are moved to the spring period (sem 5) at the end of year one; and CNA309 Professional Issues in Nursing and CNA315 Acute Care Nursing are moved to the spring period (sem 5), of year two.

Year 1

Semester 1

This unit provides the opportunity for students to acquire foundational knowledge and skills relating to membership of nursing as both a discipline and a regulated profession. Throughout the unit students will be introduced to the academic skills relevant to first…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1
Rozelle - SydneySemester 1
Darlinghurst - SydneySemester 1

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

This unit will introduce students to the foundational communication skills required to participate as an effective therapeutic agent and collaborative member of the inter -professional person centred healthcare team. Students will develop the knowledge, skills and behaviours required to be…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1
Cradle CoastSemester 1
Rozelle - SydneySemester 1
Darlinghurst - SydneySemester 1

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

This unit introduces students to the various understandings of health and models of healthcare in contemporary Australia. Factors that determine and influence health and illness are explored. The experience of health and illness is considered in the context of individuals,…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1
Cradle CoastSemester 1
Rozelle - SydneySemester 1
Darlinghurst - SydneySemester 1

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

This unit introduces students to human growth and physical development, major body systems and health assessment across the lifespan. Approaches to health assessment will be introduced, with the integration of foundational anatomy and physiology. Students will begin to develop the…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1
Rozelle - SydneySemester 1
Darlinghurst - SydneySemester 1

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

Semester 2

This unit is designed to prepare students for entry into practice, enhance understanding of professional frameworks, and promote the development of professional identity as nurses. Students are introduced to core quality, safety, legal and ethical concepts that will have immediate…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 2
Rozelle - SydneySemester 2
Darlinghurst - SydneySemester 2

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

This unit introduces students to practice and incorporates 80 hours of Professional Experience Placement (PEP) in a clinical practice environment. In preparation for entry into practice the unit focuses on safety, health and well-being and engages students in clinical reasoning,…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 2
Rozelle - SydneySemester 2
Darlinghurst - SydneySemester 2

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

This unit builds on the student learning from Health Assessment 1. In this unit students are equipped with the knowledge and skills to conduct a focused health and physical assessment of major systems with the integration of bioscience. Students will…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 2
Rozelle - SydneySemester 2
Darlinghurst - SydneySemester 2

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

This unit explores how historical, cultural and social elements and policy frameworks have shaped the health and wellbeing of Australia's Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples today. Diversity, self-determination and collaboration are central concepts within this unit. Students will have…

Credit Points: 6.25

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 2
Rozelle - SydneySemester 2
Darlinghurst - SydneySemester 2

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

The Global Perspectives Program aims to facilitate the development of cultural competence by bringing you on a journey of discovery about your own worldview and the worldviews of others; your attitude towards, and knowledge of, cultural differences; the way you…

Credit Points: 6.25

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2
LauncestonSemester 2
Rozelle - SydneySemester 2
Darlinghurst - SydneySemester 2

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

Spring School (Extended)

This unit builds on the learning in Nursing Practice 1 and incorporates 160 hours of Professional Experience Placement. The unit is presented in four modules which support the in-practice experience. The National Competency Standards for the Registered Nurse provide the…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSpring school (extended)
Rozelle - SydneySpring school (extended)
Darlinghurst - SydneySpring school (extended)

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

In this unit students will be introduced to pharmacology, scheduling and drug classification systems and essential information on pharmacokinetics and drug metabolism. Students will gain the knowledge and skills required to safely administer medications. Medication safety, the prevention of adverse…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSpring school (extended)
Rozelle - SydneySpring school (extended)
Darlinghurst - SydneySpring school (extended)

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

This unit introduces students to a selection of current national health. Students are introduced to the concepts of contextual physiology and pathophysiology and nursing practice across primary, secondary and tertiary prevention. Students will continue to develop the capacity to utilise…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSpring school (extended)
Rozelle - SydneySpring school (extended)
Darlinghurst - SydneySpring school (extended)

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

The unit comprises three modules each of which focuses on a specific area of health and incorporates contextual physiology and pathophysiology and nursing practice across primary, secondary and tertiary care. Current national health priorities in the areas of nutrition, cardiac…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSpring school (extended)
Rozelle - SydneySpring school (extended)
Darlinghurst - SydneySpring school (extended)

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

Year 2

Semester 1

This unit builds on the learning in Nursing Practice 2 and incorporates 160 hours of Professional Experience Placement. The unit is presented in a module format to support the in-practice experience with a focus on complex clinical encounters that challenge…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

The unit comprises of three 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 musculo-skeletal, reproductive…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

The focus of this unit is on mental health and illness across the lifespan. A consumer-orientated approach to health care is emphasised throughout this unit to assist students to appreciate concepts that shape mental health practices including chronic condition self-management,…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSpring school (extended)
Rozelle - SydneySpring school (extended)
Darlinghurst - SydneySpring school (extended)

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

The unit comprises of three 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 musculo-skeletal, reproductive…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Semester 2

This unit buildings on the learning from Nursing Practice 3 and incorporates 240 hours of Professional Experience Placement. The unit focuses on assisting the student to transition to professional practice as a Registered Nurse through assessment of their progress towards…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit reinforces the research content covered in previous semesters and has an explicit emphasis on the implementation of research in practice. Qualitative, quantitative and mixed method research, research ethics and accessing and interpreting high level evidence are examined in…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit provides students with the opportunity to gain the knowledge and skills to appreciate and analyse the critical importance of the early years to the development of health and wellbeing across the lifespan. Students will apply the Bio-ecological Theory…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Strengths-based nursing and health care is an approach that guides health delivery for persons and families and is at the forefront of international health care reforms and nursing developments. This approach aims to optimise functioning and wellbeing, promote health and…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Spring School (Extended)

This Professional Experience Placement unit incorporates 240 hours of experience in a clinical practice environment. The unit focuses on becoming a Registered Nurse and is the Capstone practice unit in which the final summative assessment of competence against the National…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

The unit builds upon and consolidates learning undertaken in Professional Practice 1,2 & 3 and focuses on becoming a Registered Nurse and consolidating the ability to predict and respond reliably and appropriately in clinical practice situations. This unit utilises a…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit is designed to prepare students for transition into professional practice as a newly graduated registered nurse. Clinical, shared and self-governance are addressed and students have the opportunity to integrate concepts of clinical supervision, preceptorship, collaboration, delegation, leadership and…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit provides the opportunity for students with diverse learning needs to optimise and enhance their professional practice. Students will develop individualised learning contracts and guided professional development activities as negotiated with the unit lecturers within one compulsory and one…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Credit Transfer and Articulation

Fees for domestic students are based on individual unit selections. Please refer to the fees section of each unit description to work out an indicative annual cost.

International students should refer to the International Students course fees page to get an indicative course cost.

Scholarships

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