Courses & Units

Exploring Nursing Practice CNA410

Launceston

Introduction

Students are introduced to what it means to be a developing Registered Nurse in contemporary nursing practice. This unit focusses attention on learning about the essential components of making the transition from 'beginning level competence' toward achieving 'proficiency' as a Registered Nurse. Career planning, and the introduction of a professional practice portfolio, is introduced to facilitate this process. Students will therefore employ critical analytical and reflective abilities to develop their strengths as developing Registered Nurses as they work towards building confidence in the development of their individual professional identities.

{This unit allows the new RNs to set learning goals, establish a professional portfolio which links directly to AHPRA requirements and develop a career plan that gets them thinking about specialisation etc.}

Summary

Unit name Exploring Nursing Practice
Unit code CNA410
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Health and Medicine
School of Nursing
Discipline Nursing
Coordinator

Helen Borgstrom

Level Honours
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Launceston Semester 2 Off-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 12/7/2021 10/8/2021 30/8/2021 17/10/2021

* 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).

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Fees

Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
060301 $493.00 $493.00 not applicable $2,615.00

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Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Online, flexible delivery

Assessment

Professional Development Career Plan 1500 words (50%,) Essay 1500 words (50%)

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Textbooks

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