Courses & Units

Professional Practice 1 CNA252

Hobart, Launceston, Rozelle - Sydney, Darlinghurst - Sydney

Note:

The teaching pattern in this unit will vary depending on the semester in which it is undertaken

Introduction

This unit introduces students to a selection of current national health priorities. Students are introduced to the concepts of contextual physiology and pathophysiology and nursing practice across primary, secondary and tertiary prevention.  Students will continue to develop the capacity to utilise a clinical reasoning framework and person-centred approach to conduct a focused health interview. Students will perform physical assessments and communicate assessment findings, and building therapeutic relationships whilst demonstrating relevant legal and ethical issues and cultural competence.

Students will have the opportunity to further develop their Professional Portfolio in this unit.

Summary

Unit name Professional Practice 1
Unit code CNA252
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Faculty of Health and Medicine
School of Health Science
Discipline Health Sciences
Teaching staff

 Angela McKayJanine Tarr

Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Spring school (November) On-Campus International Domestic
Launceston Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic
Rozelle - Sydney Spring school (November) On-Campus International Domestic
Darlinghurst - Sydney Spring school (November) On-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
Semester 1 27/2/2017 23/3/2017 17/4/2017 2/6/2017
Spring school (November) 13/11/2017 11/12/2017 19/12/2017 10/2/2018

* 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

6 weeks content

Theoretical and Self-directed hours

  • 3 x 50 minute lecture weekly
  • self-directed study supported with online content

Laboratory & simulation

  • 2 x 50 minute practical labs weekly
  • 2 x Simulation sessions
  • self-directed study
Assessment

Online quizzes 15%, Evidenced based skills assessment and clinical reasoning report 40%, Written examination 45%

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Textbooks

Required

Please refer to the Co-op bookshop links below for details of any required or recommended textbooks

Booktopia textbook links

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