8 x 2-hour tutorials per semester
8 x 3-hour laboratories per semester
1 x 160-hour clinical placement per semester
1 x 2-hour clinical orientation per semester
8 x 11-hour independent studies per semester
3 x 1-hour exams per semester
1 Admission into BNGG-Bachelor of Nursing (Graduate Entry)
2 3 of NURS1012, NURS2003, NURS2011
Must Satisfy: (1 and 2)
Enrolment not permitted
1 of NURS2005, NURS2026 has been successfully completed
Assignment(s), Clinical assessment, Practical, Quizzes, Test(s)
Topic description

This topic integrates theory and practice in both acute and community healthcare settings and continues to develop nursing knowledge and skills for comprehensive person-centred care. This topic includes 160 hours of professional placement.

Educational aims

This topic aims to apply and integrate nursing knowledge and skills for comprehensive person-centred care across a range of healthcare settings.

Expected learning outcomes
On completion of this topic you will be expected to be able to:

  1. Apply critical thinking and clinical reasoning to effectively plan, implement and evaluate evidence-based nursing practice, integrating pathophysiology, microbiology and pharmacological knowledge
  2. Coordinate and prioritise nursing care for multiple people in an efficient and timely manner across a variety of contexts
  3. Determine and compare the roles of the interprofessional health care team for provision of person-centred care
  4. Identify links between regional, national and global health priorities, associated epidemiology, and the planned person-centred care
  5. Evaluate the principles of ‘quality use of medicines’ and the interprofessional/consumer partnerships associated with the concept