NUR3099 Clinical D: Nursing for Communities
Pre-requisite: NUR2100 and NUR2199 and NUR2000 and NUR2400 and NUR2500. Students must be enrolled in the Bachelor of Nursing
Recommended prior or concurrent study: NUR3030
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.