This unit of study will explore the dimensions of professional nursing practice, including individualised, research-based, interprofessional, and ethical-based capabilities. Students will gain an understanding of the professional considerations and broader global issues which influence Australian nursing practice and healthcare delivery for the provision of culturally safe, quality care. By undertaking this unit of study, the student will build knowledge and skills to advance professional practice by developing autonomy, professional judgement, adaptivity, and leadership capabilities.
|Advancing Professional Practice|
|Unit of study code||340|
|Availability||Graduate Certificate in Acute Care Nursing
Single unit of study
|Term||JANUARY, APRIL, JULY, OCTOBER|
|Mode of study||Online|
|Hours of study||150|
|Co-ordinated by||Elizabeth Moran MACN
|Content||Intended learning outcomes for this subject/program
After completing this subject, the learner will be able to:-
|Type of assessment
Note the completed assessment item (e.g. Assessment 1: Online discussion)
(% of total marks)
|When assessed – academic week
(e.g. Week 8)
|Theme 1: Professional considerations in nursing practice||a) analyse the professional considerations which influence delivery of care in the contemporary healthcare system||Assessment information will be released soon|
|Theme 2: Cultural safety and diversity in healthcare||b) apply the qualities of effective clinical leadership to practice|
|Theme 3: Research and digital health innovation in professional practice||c) critically reflect on practice to advance professional capability|
|Theme 4: Advancing professional capability||d) evaluate legal, ethical and cultural concepts that impact nursing practice|
|e) examine the influence of research and digital health innovation on professional practice|
Advancing Professional Practice (340) is a Tier 1 unit.
|Tiers||2023 Member price (10% discount)||2023 Non-member price||2024 Member price (10% discount)||2024 Non-member price|
*Fees are subject to change without notice.