Courses & Units

Professional Practice 2 CNA253

This unit has been discontinued.


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 and pathophysiology and nursing practice across primary, secondary and tertiary care.  Current national health priorities in the areas of nutrition, cardiac and renal/urinary health form the basis of this unit.  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 Faculty of Health
School of Health Science
Discipline School for Health Sciences
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No


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Teaching Pattern

3 x 50mins wekly lectures, 5 x 2hr tutorials, 4 x 2hr Practicals, 2 x 1hr Practicals


 In class quizzes 20%, OSCE 20%, Health Education presentation 20% Written 2hr Exam 40%

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