Courses & Units

Orthopaedic Nursing 1 CNA528

Launceston

Note:

You need to be employed in an appropriate clinical setting.

Introduction

This unit introduces students to the role of the orthopaedic nurse in the clinical area and examines the musculo-skeletal system and health assessment across the life span in relation to orthopaedic conditions. A range of degenerative disorders will be explored and students will have the opportunity to familiarise themselves with diagnostic tools used in clinical practice.

Summary

Unit name Orthopaedic Nursing 1
Unit code CNA528
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Faculty of Health
School of Health Science
Discipline Health Sciences B
Teaching staff

School of Health Sciences

Level Postgraduate

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Launceston Semester 1 Off-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students

Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 23/2/2015 23/3/2015 13/4/2015 29/5/2015

* 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 2015 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2015 will be available from the 1st October 2014.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2015: $769.00 2015: $2,247.00 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.

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Online

Assessment

Online quiz 20%, Online discussion 30% and Case study 50%

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Textbooks

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