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NS4223 - 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;
  • identify key issues associated with seeking and obtaining employment as an RN.
Prerequisites: NS4004


Townsville, Block, Study Period 2
Census Date 28-Aug-2014
Face to face teaching (Dates to be advised)
Coordinator: Ms Marie Bodak
Lecturers: Dr Ylona Chun Tie, <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 80 hours professional experience
Assessment: .

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.