Courses & Units

Nursing Medication Therapeutics CNA411

Introduction

This unit builds on the Bachelor of Nursing unit Medication Management for Nurses and draws on the workplace context in which registered nurses enrolled in this unit work. The legal, professional and ethical framework of medication management practice provides the structure for students to extend and synthesise their knowledge and skills of medication management in the context of their workplace. Online self-tests and exercises are incorporated to support learning and practice.


Summary

Unit name Nursing Medication Therapeutics
Unit code CNA411
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Health and Medicine
School of Nursing
Discipline Nursing
Coordinator Mrs Nicol Franz
Delivered By University of Tasmania
Level Honours

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Online Semester 1 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 1 20/2/2023 21/3/2023 10/4/2023 28/5/2023

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Unit census dates currently displaying for 2023 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2023 will be available from the 1st October 2022. Note census date cutoff is 11.59pm AEST (AEDT during October to March).

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Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate, in the context of medication management, autonomy, clinical and professional judgment, adaptability and responsibility consistent with the professional practice framework of the Registered Nurse in Australia
  • Review, analyse, consolidate and synthesise knowledge to contribute to safe medication practices in the clinical setting
  • Critically analyse, apply evidence to, and evaluate medication management practices and the contexts in which these practices occur
  • Communicate evidence based knowledge and skills related to medication management to others
  • Plan and execute project work with a degree of independence.
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
$1,037.00 $1,037.00 not applicable $2,472.00

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Teaching

AssessmentMedication Practice Improvement Episode (MedPIE). (50%)|Medication Safety: Clinical Project. (50%)
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Textbooks

Required

Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.

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