Courses & Units

Foundations for Professional Practice 2 CNA153


This unit is designed to prepare students for entry into practice. Students will extend their understandings of ethico-legal reasoning, accountable practice and duty of care. Research and evidence based practice will be introduced as a foundation for person centred care and continuing professional and academic development. The capacity to self-care and care for others will be explored through critical thinking and reflection. Students will develop their Professional Portfolio during this unit.


Unit name Foundations for Professional Practice 2
Unit code CNA153
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Faculty of Health
School of Health Science
Discipline School for Health Sciences|Philosophy and Gender Studies
Coordinator Dr Suzy Bliss
Teaching staff

 Dr Suzy Bliss

Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No


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  • CNA150  Foundations of Professional Practice 1


Teaching Pattern

 2 x 50mins weekly lecture,1 x 2 hour weekly practical


Online Quiz (8%), Tutorial Group Work - Case Studies - short answer questions x 4 - 1000 words (12%),  Written Enquiry and Reflection 1500 words (40%), Reflective Essay 1500 words (40%)

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