8 x 2-hour tutorials per semester
8 x 3-hour laboratories per semester
1 x 80-hour clinical placement per semester
1 x 2-hour clinical orientation per semester
8 x 11-hour independent studies per semester
1 x 2-hour exam per semester
1 Admission into BNGU-Bachelor of Nursing (Preregistration)
2 4 of NURS1001, NURS1002, NURS1003, NURS1004
Must Satisfy: (1 and 2)
Enrolment not permitted
1 of NURS1005, NURS1027 has been successfully completed
Assignment(s), Oral, Clinical Placement, Examination(s)
Topic description
This topic focuses on the application of anatomy, physiology and microbiology related to person-centred nursing care and the development of knowledge and skills to support and includes a professional placement.
Educational aims
The aim of this topic is to:

Develop fundamental person-centred nursing care through application of anatomy, physiology, microbiology and nursing knowledge and skills in accordance with the NMBA Registered Nurse Standards for Practice.
Expected learning outcomes
On completion of this topic, students will be expected to be able to:

  1. Discuss and develop nursing care using knowledge of anatomy, physiology, microbiology and guidelines, protocols and procedures

  2. Apply knowledge and fundamental nursing skills for person-centred care across the lifespan

  3. Demonstrate appropriate therapeutic and professional communication skills

  4. Demonstrate a beginning level understanding of the skills, knowledge and attitudes required in the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia Registered Nurse Standards.