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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 : 19 April 2014

Requisites

Pre-requisite: [NUR2100 and NUR2199 and NUR2000 and NUR2400 and NUR2500] or [NUR1099 and NUR2100 and NUR1140 and NUR1200 and NUR2000 and NUR2100 and NUR2400 and NUR2800 and NSC2500] and Students must be enrolled in the following Program: BNUR

Other requisites

Recommended prior or concurrent study: NSC2500 and NUR3030 or recommended prior or concurrent [NUR3030 and NUR3200]
This course is not available for cross-institutional study from other Universities

Synopsis

Students will be able to observe and critically appraise the nurse's role in delivering primary, secondary or tertiary care within a variety of settings. This course allows for a scaffolding of experiential skills, application of knowledge and an integration of pre and co-requisite course theory and practice, such as NUR2400: Models of Nursing Care, and NUR3030: Indigenous Health and Cross Cultural Care, to augment clinical knowledge and experience in this course. Students are required to complete 160 hours of clinical practice in placements including rural and remote hospitals or health care centres, community health settings, domiciliary health, Indigenous communities and health centres, correctional centres, schools, drug rehabilitation centres and palliative and hospice care units, medical centres, disability services centres, renal units and day oncology units. The course provides facilitated or preceptored clinical placement opportunities for students to demonstrate competency as assessed in the Clinical Performance Evaluation Tool which partially fulfils requirements of the National Competency Standards for the Registered Nurse.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2013 On-campus Fraser Coast
Semester 1, 2013 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 2, 2013 On-campus Fraser Coast
Semester 2, 2013 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 3, 2013 On-campus Fraser Coast
Semester 3, 2013 On-campus Toowoomba