Courses & Units

Nursing Leadership and Policy Development CNA413

Launceston

Introduction

This unit is designed to enhance the ability of the graduate registered nurse to develop leadership capacity and appreciate and participate actively in the policy framework and practice development relating to clinical nursing practice. Registered nurses enrolled in this unit will develop skills relating to interprofessional practice, clinical supervision, peer support and preceptorship. They will have the opportunity to explore and critically reflect on the way they develop as leaders and apply this knowledge to nursing practice.

Summary

Unit name Nursing Leadership and Policy Development
Unit code CNA413
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Faculty of Health and Medicine
School of Health Science
Discipline Health Sciences
Teaching staff

SHS academic staff

Level Honours
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Launceston Spring school (extended) Off-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
Note

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.

Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Spring school (extended) 30/10/2017 23/11/2017 22/12/2017 13/2/2018

* 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.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2017: $793.00 2017: $2,360.00 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, flexible delivery; 3 plenary sessions

Assessment

Personal Practice Improvement Episode 1500-2000 words (50%), Clinical Audit or Related Project 2000 words equivalent workload (50%)

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Textbooks

RequiredNone

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