Hobart, Launceston, Rozelle - Sydney, Darlinghurst - Sydney
Professional Experience Placement (PEP)
Students will be allocated PEP within individual health care agencies. Students must be available 5 days a week (mornings, evenings, weekends, nightshifts, as per roster), may be expected to relocate and are expected to travel to where PEP is available. To be eligible to undertake PEP, all students must be ‘Verified’ as meeting College of Health and Medicine PEP Safety in Practice Compliance as per the Course Entry Requirements.
Students who cannot or do not comply with these requirements will not be allocated PEP and therefore will not be able to complete this unit.
PEP dates MAY differ from University of Tasmania calendar semester dates.
This unit builds on the learning from Nursing Practice 3 and incorporates 240 hours of Professional Experience Placement (PEP). The unit focuses on assisting the student to transition to professional practice as a Registered Nurse through assessment of their progress towards the necessary capabilities of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) Registered nurse standards for practice (2016). Resources emphasising “thinking and acting like a registered nurse” will assist the student to begin consolidating skills in meaningful reflective practice. Students will further develop their Professional Portfolio in this unit.
|Unit name||Developing Professional Nursing Practice|
|Faculty/School||College of Health and Medicine
School of Nursing
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Rozelle - Sydney||Semester 2||On-Campus||International||Domestic|
|Darlinghurst - Sydney||Semester 2||On-Campus||International||Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|1||2020: $835.00||2020: $2,615.00||060301|
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- CNA254 Nursing Practice 3
- CNA255 Professional Practice 3
Online lectures (50 min x 7)
Online learning modules
Professional Experience Placement
(PEP) 240 hours over 6 weeks
Professional Experience Placement (Pass/Fail)
Practice Portfolio of Evidence, Including mandatory items - 2000 words (100%)
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
Please refer to the Co-op bookshop links below for details of any required or recommended textbooks
Co-op Bookshop links
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