Courses & Units

Advanced Clinical Nursing Practice CNA803

Launceston

Note:

Offered to Registered Nurses with specialist qualifications and extensive clinical experience. Completion of the Graduate Diploma of Nursing (or equivalent) required.

Introduction

This unit provides you with an opportunity to build upon the knowledge you have gained in relation to leadership, change management, peer supervision and collaborative and reflective practice in Semester One, and apply it to the clinical area. The unit offers you choice in relation to the focus and presentation style of your major piece of assessment. You are expected to advance your writing skills by writing in a range of different formats while addressing clinical issues.

Summary

Unit name Advanced Clinical Nursing Practice
Unit code CNA803
Credit points 25
College/School College of Health and Medicine
School of Nursing
Discipline Nursing
Coordinator Doctor Paula Foran
Available as student elective? No
Level Postgraduate

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Launceston Semester 1 Off-Campus International Domestic
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 1 21/2/2022 22/3/2022 11/4/2022 29/5/2022
Semester 2 11/7/2022 9/8/2022 29/8/2022 16/10/2022

* 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 2022 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2022 will be available from the 1st October 2021.

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Learning Outcomes

  • critically review, synthesise and present literature to support your written work.
  • demonstrate advanced level knowledge and understanding of your specialist area.
  • write in a variety of different styles to suit specific purposes.
  • demonstrate the ability to plan, organise and develop large written and/or skill-based projects
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
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Requisites

Prerequisites

CNA802

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Individual Study – This unit is offered fully online via MyLO (My Learning Online). You are expected to devote around 20 hours per week to the study materials, assessment tasks and self-directed learning.

AssessmentPractice Change Proposal (30%)|Literature Review (30%)|Paper for Publication (40%)
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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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