Courses & Units

Contemporary Perioperative Nursing Practice CNA755

Launceston

Note:

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.

Note:

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.

Introduction

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.

Summary

Unit name Contemporary Perioperative Nursing Practice
Unit code CNA755
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Health and Medicine
School of Nursing
Discipline Nursing
Coordinator Mrs Fiona Newman
Available as student elective? No
Level Postgraduate

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 11/7/2022 9/8/2022 29/8/2022 16/10/2022

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Learning Outcomes

  • 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
not applicable

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Requisites

Prerequisites

CNA754

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

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.

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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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