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NS3440 - Clinical Practice: Australian Nursing Perspectives

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

Available ONLY to International students enrolled in the Bachelor of Nursing Science.

Clinical placement offers opportunities for supervised clinical learning and experience specifically designed for international pre-registration nursing students. The focus of this clinical placement subject is an opportunity to apply skills and theoretical nursing knowledge to practice, in an Australian nursing context. Placements will be undertaken in a variety of hospital and community-based settings. The student will work in a preceptor facilitator/educator relationship with an experienced registered nurse for all components of the clinical placement.Skills learnt in theoretical nursing subjects will be developed and practised in the clinical arena.

Learning Outcomes

  • consolidate theory and practice skills and attitudes necessary to practise as a registered nurse;
  • experience nursing in the Australian nursing context and within Australian health care services;
  • undertake the role of a novice registered nurse.

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 27-Mar-2014
Workload expectations:
  • 225 hours clinical placement
Assessment: attendance at clinical placement.
Special Assessment Requirements: Prior to undertaking the 225 hours clinical practice students will attend a 2-hour briefing lecture for the clinical placement.

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 28-Aug-2014
Workload expectations:
  • 225 hours clinical placement
Assessment: attendance at clinical placement.
Special Assessment Requirements: Prior to undertaking the 225 hours clinical practice students will attend a 2-hour briefing lecture for the clinical placement.

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.