Courses & Units

Transition to Professional Practice CNA346


This unit is designed to prepare students for transition into professional practice as a newly graduated registered nurse. Clinical, shared and self-governance are addressed and students have the opportunity to integrate concepts of clinical supervision, preceptorship, collaboration, delegation, leadership and management. Exploration of the role of quality improvement methodologies in the delivery of nursing care and the tension between professional practice, advocacy and systems will be examined. Preparation for role transition including resilience building, workload management and preparation for future employment are explored.

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


Unit name Transition to Professional Practice
Unit code CNA346
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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Band Field of Education
1 060301

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Teaching Pattern

1 X 3hr Weekly Lecture, 1X 2hr Weekly Workshop


Delegation Activity Plan and Evaluation(30%), Nurse Leader Interview Report and Analysis(50%), Professional Career Development Plan(20%)

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