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Foundations of Paediatric Nursing Practice

Enrolment code: CNA764

Offered: Hobart: semester 2, Launceston: semester 2

Unit description:

Explores what it means to be a paediatric nurse and situates the practitioner within the specialty area. Clinical practice strongly guides the unit where meanings may be explored within an experiential mode of learning. Competency development is built on and supported by clinical preceptors and clinical facilitators, guided by readings and tutorials.

Staff Dr C Parkinson (Course Administrator), Ms K Ford (Coordinator, south), Mr M Sherring (Coordinator, north) For information on staff, turn to relevant Faculty website University phone and email search phone    email
Unit weight 12.5% To see normal University Admission requirements
Teaching pattern 3 hrs weekly, tutorials/laboratory practicals and 3–4 days experience in paediatric departments through the state; minimum 300 hrs experiential curriculum practice Timetable
Corequisites CNA766  
Assessment mode 3–4,000-word critique of nursing practice (40%), clinical performance based assessment (50%), tutorial assessment (10%) Examinations timetable (Users will need to know their login name (POP account) and password)
Required texts etc tba Library Catalogue
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Discipline (School) Nursing  
Courses Graduate Certificate of Advanced Nursing
Graduate Diploma of Advanced Nursing
Graduate Certificate in Nursing
Graduate Diploma of Nursing
Faculty website Faculty of Health Science  
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