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Master of Nursing

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Master of Nursing (Graduate Entry) (part time)

1) To qualify for the award of the Bachelor of Nursing (Advanced Studies) degree candidates must complete a minimum of 144 credit points, including all of the units of study set out in the table and any prescribed clinical experience.
2) Candidates are required to attend clinical simulation and fieldwork as required. Where appropriate, the school may require individual candidates to undertake further or remedial theoretical, clinical or practical study in addition to the above requirements. Clinical requirements are stipulated in the Schools's Clinical Policy.
* "Year" refers to the consecutive year of study if two units were undertaken per semester in a part time enrolment pattern.

Year 1*

The Body, Its Function and Pharmacology
6      Semester 1
Introduction to Nursing Practice
6      Semester 1
Illness, Experience and Nursing Care
6    P NURS5081 and NURS5042 or NURS5083
Semester 2
Understand Health and Managing Disease
6    P NURS5042 or NURS5083
Semester 2

Year 2*

Social Contexts of Health
6      Semester 1
Developing Nursing Practice
6    C NURS5081
Semester 1
Nursing the Acutely Ill Person
6    P NURS5082 and NURS5081
Semester 2
Mental Health Nursing Practice
6    C NURS5084
Semester 2

Year 3*

Care and Chronic Conditions
6    P NURS5084 and NURS5085 and NURS5082 and (NURS5043 or NURS5086)
Semester 1
High Acuity Nursing
6    P NURS5082 and NURS5084 and (NURS5042 or NURS5083) and (NURS5043 or NURS5086)
Semester 1
Community Health Nursing
6    P NURS6018 and NURS6019
Semester 2
Australian Health Care - Global Context
6      Semester 2

Year 4*

Leadership and Collaborative Practice
6      Semester 1
Health of Indigenous Populations (MN)
6    P NURS5002
Semester 1
Research and Evidence
6    P NURS5002 and NURS5006
Semester 2
Professional Practice (MN)
6    P NURS5085 and (NURS5043 or NURS5086) and NURS6018 and NURS6019
C NURS6022
Semester 2