Offered to Registered Nurses with specialist qualifications and extensive clinical experience. Completion of the Graduate Diploma in Nursing (or equivalent) is required. This unit uses group work and late enrolment may affect your ability to participate actively.
The aim of this unit is to assist nurses with advanced knowledge and skills to identify and explore opportunities for transformative nursing practice within their individual clinical settings. The unit content examines and critiques leadership theories and practices in nursing. Students explore key strategies aimed at stimulating innovation, learning and collaboration in nursing practice. The course provides students with the opportunity to gain leadership skills through experiential learning.
|Unit name||Advanced Professional Nursing Practice|
|Faculty/School||Faculty of Health
School of Health Science
|Discipline||School for Health Sciences|
Dr Elaine Crisp
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
Units are offered as On-campus where the majority of teaching will occur at the campus identified. Units offered Off-campus generally have no requirement for attendance at a physical university campus unless the unit has practical or fieldwork components*: the campus indicated for an Off-Campus unit is the one at which teaching is administered from.
*Please read the Unit Introduction in the Course and Unit Handbook for attendance requirements for units offered in Off-campus mode.
|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 2017 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2017 will be available from the 1st October 2016.
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|1||2017: $1,587.00||2017: $4,720.00||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.
- PREREQ - completion of year 1 and year 2 units (or equiv) of the Master of Clinical Nursing schedule
Online interaction and discussion paper (3200 words) 20%, Essay (2,500 words) 20%, Group Project (word limit unspecified) 30%, Reflective Paper (2,500 words) 30%
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
Information about any textbook requirements will be available from mid November.
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