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CMS1008 Building Professional Nursing Attributes A

Units : 0.5
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Arts
School or Department : School of Humanities and Communication


Co-requisite: MAT1008 and (NUR1120 or NUR1140)

Other requisites

Students will require access to e-mail and have internet access to UConnect for this course.


The mission of this course is for students to develop effective communication skills to succeed as learners in their higher education studies and as nursing professionals. This course presents an introduction to the learning styles and practices and information, communication and academic practices which students need to develop and demonstrate if they are to perform competently at university, in the nursing discipline and in future professional nursing settings. In the course, students reflect on and develop their learning styles and critical practices, their information literacy and academic and communication practices as well as their capacities to develop and structure academic arguments. Their capacities to identify and critically analyse as well as develop sound academic arguments are also covered. As well students will commence building their professional e-portfolio.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2012 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 1, 2012 Online
Semester 2, 2012 Online