Due to the circumstances around COVID-19, you will begin your semester 2 studies online in 2021. However, when Government guidelines change, on-campus studies will be reintroduced.
Students are expected to have employment or a student placement in an operating room environment. This unit uses group work and late enrolment may affect your ability to participate actively.
This unit builds on the knowledge and skills developed in CNA754 and is guided by clinical practice. Meanings arising from the content addressed in CNA757 are explored within an experiential mode of learning. Advanced problem solving, critical thinking and communication skills are used to enhance competency development.
|Unit name||Contemporary Perioperative Nursing Practice|
|College/School||College of Health and Medicine
School of Nursing
|Coordinator||Mrs Fiona Newman|
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
* 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 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for will be available from the 1st October .
- Apply concepts of patient management within complex surgical specialties during the perioperative continuum
- Undertake experiential learning to inform self-awareness of competencies and motivate the delivery of quality and safe patient care and interdisciplinary teamwork.
- Use methods of enquiry, evaluative skills and attitudes required for reflection, critical thinking, collaborative dialogue, problem solving and decision making.
- Pursue and apply knowledge using initiative and independence in order to adapt and advance practice in response to changing demands and patterns within the perioperative environment.
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2||Domestic Full Fee|
1 Please refer here more information on student contribution amounts.
2 Information on eligibility and Approved Pathway courses can be found here
If you have any questions in relation to the fees, please contact UConnect or more information is available on StudyAssist.
Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.
Individual Study – This unit is offered fully online via MyLO (My Learning Online). You are expected to devote around 10 hours per week to the study materials, assessment tasks and self-directed learning.
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
|Required||Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.||Links||Booktopia textbook finder|
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