Bachelor of Nursing with Clinical Honours (Transition to Practice) (H4B)

Overview  2016

ATAR

ATAR Clearly-In Rank

Clearly-in Rank

The Clearly-in Rank is the lowest score at which students were granted entry in the first offer round in 2015.

The Clearly-in rank should be used as a guide for entry. Note: entry to some courses requires a combination of criteria (ie. folio, interview, GMAT) not just ATAR alone.

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Duration

Minimum 1 Years, up to a maximum of 3 Years

Duration

Duration refers to the minimum and maximum amounts of time in which this course can be completed. It will be affected by whether you choose to study full or part time, noting that some programs are only available part time.

Location

Distance Launceston
Semester 1, Semester 2, Spring school (extended)

Commonwealth Supported places available

This course may not be available to international students. Please see the list of distance courses (i.e. online and taken outside Australia) that are offered to international students

This course is offered in Tasmania, New South Wales, South Australia, Victoria and Australian Capital Territory with participating healthcare agency partners on a full time basis. The course length is a minimum of one year of full-time study which includes clinical practice hours via employment in a Transition Program with a participating partner.

The objectives of the Bachelor of Nursing with Clinical Honours (Transition to Practice) are to enable the student to:

  • Become immersed in a professional health care environment to enhance their knowledge and skills in a chosen area of nursing practice.
  • Engage in ongoing critical reflection as a means of continuing professional development and lifelong learning.
  • Demonstrate development in their role as a Registered Nurse and maintain professional relationships and collaborative work practices with colleagues from a diverse range of disciplines and cultures.
  • Demonstrate nursing knowledge and clinical skills beyond beginning level competency as a Registered Nurse necessary for the provision of effective and comprehensive care to patients within their chosen area of nursing practice.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and skills for advocating and protecting the rights of individuals or groups that acknowledge differences in cultural and/or linguistic background.

Career outcomes

Graduates will receive a formal award for completing their transition into the profession as well as develop a high quality Professional Portfolio that they will use for career advancement and continual profession development points with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)

Course structure

The course structure is outlined in the Bachelor of Nursing with Clinical Honours (Transition to Practice) Schedule.

Schedule

This unit is experiential and practice focussed with an emphasis on development of the registered nurse in contemporary nursing practice. As a Work Integrated Learning unit, Registered Nurses will draw upon their experiences of nursing practice to develop cognitive, technical…

Credit Points: 50

This unit is currently unavailable.

Students are introduced to what it means to be a developing Registered Nurse in contemporary nursing practice. This unit focusses attention on learning about the essential components of making the transition from 'beginning level competence' toward achieving 'proficiency' as a…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit builds on the Bachelor of Nursing unit Medication Management for Nurses and draws on the workplace context in which registered nurses enrolled in this unit work. The legal, professional and ethical framework of medication management practice provides the…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

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…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Plus one Postgraduate Nursing Health Studies Elective Units

This unit is designed to assist registered nurses and midwives to extend their knowledge and skills in the area of wound care. The unit will provide students with the theoretical foundation to enable them to apply an evidence-based framework to…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Consists of four individual modules that together provide students with the opportunity to develop an understanding of the connections between food, culture and health from a global perspective. The unit provides a broad overview of many of the current debates…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit focuses on the health of new immigrants to Australia and the role of the nurse as advocate. The unit is divided into two themes. Theme One provides an overview of the social model of health in Australia. It…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Entry requirements

To be admitted to the Bachelor of Nursing Clincial Honours (Transition to Practice) program a student must hold a Bachelor of Nursing degree and be registered as a nurse in Australia, normally with a minimum of a credit average across the final four semesters of the Bachelor of Nursing degree. The student must be employed in a Transition Program with a participating agency partner.

Students may articulate to the BN Professional Honours (Specialisation), the Graduate Certificate or the Graduate Diploma of Nursing after 6 months post registration experience.

Fees & scholarships

Domestic students

Fees for Domestic students are based on individual unit selections. Please refer to the fees section of each unit description to work out an indicative annual cost.

Annual Tuition Fee is inclusive of the compulsory Student Services and Amenities (SSA) fee. The SSA fee for 2017 is $294 AUD.

International students

2016 Annual Tuition Fee (international students): $10,000 AUD.

Annual Tuition Fee is inclusive of the compulsory Student Services and Amenities (SSA) fee. The SSA for 2016 is $290 AUD.

Scholarships

For information on general scholarships available at the University of Tasmania, please visit the scholarships website.

How can we help?

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Domestic
1300 363 864
International
+61 3 6226 6200
Email
Course.Info@utas.edu.au
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