Course Title: Practise nursing within the Australian health care system

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5365 Diploma of Nursing

Course Title: Practise nursing within the Australian health care system

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 100

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

NURS5371C

City Campus

TAFE

174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term1 2018,
Term1 2019,
Term2 2019

NURS5372C

Bundoora Campus

TAFE

174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term1 2018,
Term2 2018,
Term1 2019,
Term2 2019

Course Contact: Dinah van Ruyven

Course Contact Phone: 9925 4287

Course Contact Email: dinah.vanruyven@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This course describes the skills and knowledge required to practise as a nursing professional within the Australian health care system, providing health care across the lifespan of people in a range of health and community care services or environments.

 

This course applies to enrolled nursing work carried out in consultation and collaboration with registered nurses, and under supervisory arrangements aligned to the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia regulatory authority legislative requirements.

 

This course includes a Work Integrated Learning experience in which your knowledge and skills will be applied and assessed in a real or simulated workplace context and where feedback from industry and/or community is integral to your experience.


This course includes clinical placement.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

There are no pre-requisites for this unit of competency.



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

HLTENN001 Practise nursing within the Australian health care system

Elements:

1. Apply principles and knowledge of nursing practice to work in a health care system.

2. Identify and discuss funding sources for health care in Australia.

3. Identify and respond to factors and issues affecting health in Australia.

4. Work in the context of professional nursing practice.

5. Contribute to professional work team.


Learning Outcomes

 

 


Overview of Assessment

Assessment will incorporate a variety of methods including written, oral, practical tasks and activities.

 

You will be asked to personally demonstrate to your teacher/assessor the practical skills gained during this course to the relevant industry standards. Assessment activities will occur throughout this course and feedback will be provided at regular intervals