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Unit of Study NRS20006 - Foundations to Nursing (2015)

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Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 Analyse the meaning of nursing care in relation to multiple narratives of health and illness
2 Analyse the impact of current trends in the health care system on the health care workforce
3 Discuss the statutory and professional governance requirements that regulate Nursing practice
4 Describe Nursing's Scope of Practice
5 Describe the development of knowledge that informs and constructs conceptual -based thinking

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. Analyse the meaning of nursing care in relation to multiple narratives of health and illness
    • GA2:
    • GA3:
  2. Analyse the impact of current trends in the health care system on the health care workforce
    • GA4:
    • GA5:
  3. Discuss the statutory and professional governance requirements that regulate Nursing practice
    • GA3:
    • GA4:
  4. Describe Nursing's Scope of Practice
    • GA1:
    • GA3:
    • GA4:
  5. Describe the development of knowledge that informs and constructs conceptual -based thinking
    • GA1:
    • GA3:

Prescribed learning resources

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Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods.