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NS3223 - Preparation for Nursing Practice

Credit points: 3
Year: 2014
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: School of Nursing, Midwifery & Nutrition (pre 2015)

This subject has been designed to prepare the student for the transition from undergraduate student to professional registered nurse. The students are introduced to basic principles of management, leadership and working within the multidisciplinary team.

Learning Outcomes

  • contribute effectively to group processes within the workplace;
  • critically analyse the process of transition from student to novice RN;
  • discuss quality improvement functions as components of the nurses responsibility to the profession and to the organisation;
  • display the ability to integrate a number of leadership and management strategies into the novice RN role;
  • discuss key issues associated with the Scope of Practice for Nurses and Midwives.
Prerequisites: NS2022 and (NS2213 OR NS2214) and NS2112 and NS2015 and PP2131 and PP2231 and HS2000 and HS2101
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
NS3113 NS4223

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 28-Aug-2014
Workload expectations:
  • 20 hours lectures
  • 20 hours tutorials
Assessment: (50%); assignments (50%).

External, Study Period 2
Census Date 28-Aug-2014
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Assessment: assignments (40%); (60%).

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 28-Aug-2014
Workload expectations:
  • 20 hours lectures
  • 20 hours tutorials
Assessment: (50%); assignments (50%).

Mount Isa, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 28-Aug-2014
Workload expectations:
  • 20 hours tutorials
Assessment: (50%); assignments (50%).

Thursday Isl, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 28-Aug-2014
Workload expectations:
  • 20 hours tutorials
  • 30 hours
Assessment: (50%); assignments (50%).

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.