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NUR3020 Professional Transitions

Short Description: Professional Transitions
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences
School or Department : School of Nursing and Midwifery
Student contribution band : National Priority - Nursing
ASCED code : 060301 - General Nursing
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 24 August 2019

Requisites

Pre-requisite: NUR1202 and (NUR2299 or NUR2399)

Synopsis

The course content will expand the ethico-legal aspects of nursing practice introduced in previous courses. Concepts include ethical decision making, 'Code of Conduct' and the legal parameters for nurses in clinical practice. Students will consolidate skills in critical thought and autonomous practice through clinical leadership principles that guide decision making and registered accountability in practice environments caring for individuals from birth to death. The formation of professional identity is explored relative to scope of practice, life-long learning and the care and decision making practices of the registered nurse in the health care environment.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2019 Online
Semester 2, 2019 Online