Courses & Units

Contemporary Perioperative Nursing Theory CNA757

Launceston

Note:

Students are expected to have employment or a student placement in an operating room environment. This unit uses group work and late enrolment may affect your ability to participate actively.

Introduction

This unit builds on CNA756. The content of this unit focuses on the varied anatomical and physiological conditions seen by the perioperative nurse within a selection of different specialities in the perioperative environment. Special considerations relating to nursing different patient cohorts undergoing surgery are also explored. Leadership and management in the perioperative environment will also be examined.

Summary

Unit name Contemporary Perioperative Nursing Theory
Unit code CNA757
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
Available as student elective? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Launceston Semester 2 Off-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
Note

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 13/7/2015 10/8/2015 31/8/2015 16/10/2015

* 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.

Requisites

Prerequisites

Co-requisites

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Online

Assessment

Online discussion plus summary paper (approx. 2000 words) 40%; essay (2500 words) 60%

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Textbooks

Required

Information about any textbook requirements will be available from mid November.

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