7 x 2-hour tutorials per semester
7 x 4-hour laboratories per semester
7 x 10-hour independent studies per semester
1 Admission into BNGU-Bachelor of Nursing (Preregistration)
2 4 of NURS2004, NURS2005, NURS2006, NURS2007
3 Admission into BNGUC-Bachelor of Nursing (Preregistration)
4 3 of NURS2005, NURS2006, NURS2007
5 Admission into BNGG-Bachelor of Nursing (Graduate Entry)
6 2 of NURS2015, NURS2007
Must Satisfy: ((1 and 2) or (3 and 4) or (5 and 6))
NURS3002 - Advanced Decision-Making and Practice (PEP)
Assumed knowledge
First and second year topics.
Assignment, Clinical simulation activity, Quizzes
Topic description

In this topic students will reflect on and integrate pathophysiology, pharmacology and psychosocial knowledge to provide evidence based, person-centred care for people with increasingly complex health needs.

Educational aims

This topic aims to develop students' clinical reasoning and decision-making skills to communicate and provide evidence-based comprehensive nursing care for people with complex health care needs.

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

  1. Articulate the rationale for nursing care using the clinical reasoning cycle for individuals with complex health care needs
  2. Demonstrate and implement evidenced based person-centred nursing care from a holistic perspective
  3. Analyse the effectiveness of nursing care provision and revise care requirements for the management of complex health situations
  4. Critically reflect on clinical decision making in the provision of evidence-based comprehensive nursing care for people with complex health needs
  5. Use professional terminology to communicate a clear, coherent and individualised nursing care plan