Designed to prepare students for the transition to professional practice. Skills to implement the role of educator are developed. The concept of quality in health care and some of the processes used to promote quality in health care are explored.
Not currently offered.
This Course was last offered in Semester 1 - 2014.
On successful completion of the course students will be able to:
1. Participate with confidence in the application process for nursing graduates;
2. Identify philosophical underpinnings of quality improvement in health;
3. Understand the process of clinical governance;
4. Work as a member of a team to undertake quality improvement processes in nursing practice and health care;
5. Describe the role of the nurse as educator for clients and colleagues;
6. Apply principles of adult education to develop educational abilities for clients and colleagues;
7. Distinguish between various educational strategies and their application and relevance to different clinical settings
8. Develop and apply skills to enable effective mentoring of colleagues and/or students
Written application for a new graduate or registered nurse position:
- Developing a resume
- Addressing selection criteria
- Writing a targeted cover letter
Interviewing for a new graduate or registered nurse position
- Developing job interview skills
- Preparing for interview
Maintenance of professional portfolio
- Role of professional portfolio in modern day practice
Quality processes in health care
- Clinical governance
- Incident management processes including audit
Principles of adult education
- Education for clients and colleagues
Review of Progress
This course is a compulsory program requirement for students in the following program(s):
In addition to meeting the University's overall requirements for academic progression, students enrolled in these program(s) must satisfactorily complete this course in order to progress in their program.
This course is only available to students active in the B Nursing program with successful completion of all 2nd year requirements.
NURS2182 Prudence in Nursing Practice NURS2183 Prudence and Nursing Research
Written Assignment: Essays / Written Assignments