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Professional Practice 3 CNA255


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


The unit comprises of 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 musculo-skeletal, reproductive health and cancer/oncology 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 3
Unit code CNA255
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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  • CNA252 Professional Practice 1
  • CNA253 Professional Practice 2


Teaching Pattern

3 x 50mins weekly lectures, 5 2hr Tutorials, 4 x 2hr Practicals, 2 x 1 hr Practicals


In class quizzes 20%, Online case Study Assessment 30%, Written 3hr Exam 50%

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