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NUR3099 Clinical D: Nursing for Communities

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Sciences
School or Department : Nursing and Midwifery
Version produced : 8 March 2013

Requisites

Pre-requisite: NUR2100 and NUR2199 and NUR2000 and NUR2400 and NUR2500. Students must be enrolled in the Bachelor of Nursing

Other requisites

Recommended prior or concurrent study: NUR3030

Synopsis

It is anticipated that students will complete 160 hours of clinical practice and 8 hours of briefing and debriefing in a setting or settings other than a metropolitan acute care hospital. Student placements may include rural and remote hospitals or health care centres, community health settings, domiciliary practice, Indigenous communities and health centres, correctional centres, schools, drug rehabilitation centres and aged care facilities. Students will have the opportunity to explore strategies used within the community setting, incorporating concepts of primary and /or secondary and/or tertiary health care principles to the individual and/or groups within a particular community. This course continues to build on the students skills in and understanding of reflective nursing practice, critical thinking, professional ethics, cultural safety, safety/environmental responsibility and evidence based nursing practice. The course will augment knowledge and skills gained in *previous and concurrent theoretical courses. * NUR2000: Medications: Theory & Practice, NUR2400: Models of Nursing Care, NUR2500: Nursing Older People, and NUR3030: Indigenous and Cross Cultural Care.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2011 On-campus Fraser Coast
Semester 1, 2011 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 2, 2011 On-campus Fraser Coast
Semester 2, 2011 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 3, 2011 On-campus Fraser Coast
Semester 3, 2011 On-campus Toowoomba