Courses & Units

Transition to Professional Practice CNA346

Hobart, Launceston, Rozelle - Sydney, Darlinghurst - Sydney

Introduction

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.

Summary

Unit name Transition to Professional Practice
Unit code CNA346
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Faculty of Health and Medicine
School of Health Science
Discipline Health Sciences
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Spring school (November) On-Campus International Domestic
Launceston Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic
Rozelle - Sydney Spring school (November) On-Campus International Domestic
Darlinghurst - Sydney Spring school (November) On-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
Note

Units are offered as On-campus where the majority of teaching will occur at the campus identified.  Units offered Off-campus generally have no requirement for attendance at a physical university campus unless the unit has practical or fieldwork components*:  the campus indicated for an Off-Campus unit is the one at which teaching is administered from.

*Please read the Unit Introduction in the Course and Unit Handbook for attendance requirements for units offered in Off-campus mode.

Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 17/7/2017 10/8/2017 4/9/2017 20/10/2017
Spring school (November) 13/11/2017 11/12/2017 19/12/2017 10/2/2018

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2017 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2017 will be available from the 1st October 2016.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2017: $793.00 2017: $2,360.00 060301

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

2 x 2-hour workshops12 x 1 hour online lectures

Assessment

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

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Textbooks

RequiredPlease refer to the Co-op bookshop links below for details of any required or recommended textbooks
Booktopia textbook links

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