Courses & Units

Professional Practice 2 CNA253


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


The unit comprises three modules, each of which focuses on a specific area of health and incorporates contextual physiology, pathophysiology and nursing practice across primary, secondary and tertiary care.  Current national health priorities in the areas of nutrition, musculoskeletal health and neurological health are explored.  A case study approach incorporates learning related to legal and ethical issues, cultural competence and building therapeutic relationships. This unit engages students in clinical reasoning to promote health outcomes. Students will have the opportunity to develop their Professional Portfolio in this unit.


Unit name Professional Practice 2
Unit code CNA253
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Health and Medicine
School of Nursing
Discipline Nursing

Michele Dowlman

Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No


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Band Field of Education
1 060301

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Teaching Pattern

Fortnightly pattern:

6 x 50 min lectures
2 x 2 hour workshops


Test or quiz , Weight: 15%
Case Study 1250 words , Weight: 35%
Examination - invigilated (externally - Exams Office) 2 hours , Weight: 50%

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