Unit

School Of Nursing And Midwifery

Perspectives on NursingWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 400774.2

Discipline: GENERAL NURSING

Student Contribution Band: 1

Level: 7

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Antoinette Cotton


Equivalent Units
400234 - Nursing Knowledge: Concepts, Models and Theories

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must be enrolled in a postgraduate course.


Teaching Periods

PeriodOffered  Campus  Contact
2021 Autumn  Yes  Online - ONLINE  See Coordinator above   Timetable not available  

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About this Unit
This unit addresses the origins and development of nursing knowledge. A major focus is the development and progress of the discipline of nursing. It includes an in-depth exploration of the history and philosophy of nursing science, including epistemology and strategies for theory generation in nursing. The impact of borrowed perspectives on research, theory and practice in the discipline of nursing is also explored. The unit also addresses the development of theoretical perspectives in nursing, including areas of controversy in the discipline. Numerous perspectives on the relationship between nursing theory, research and practice are considered. A major emphasis in the unit is development of knowledge and understanding of the link between nursing theory, research, practice and related issues.


Courses
4687.1Graduate Diploma in Nursing (exit only)CONTINUING
4722.1Master of NursingCONTINUING
4722.2Master of NursingCURRENT
4723.2Graduate Diploma in NursingCURRENT
4724.1Graduate Certificate in NursingCURRENT
4735.1Master of Nursing (Professional Studies)CURRENT
8083.1Bachelor of Research StudiesCONTINUING
8083.2Bachelor of Research StudiesCURRENT


Specialisations

A4014.1Master of Nursing (No Specialisation) - 1.5 year PathwayCURRENT
A4015.1Master of Nursing (No Specialisation) - 1 year pathwayCURRENT
A4016.1Master of Nursing (Clinical Leadership) - 1.5 year pathwayCURRENT
A4018.1Master of Nursing (Clinical Teaching) - 1.5 year pathwayCURRENT
A4020.1Master of Nursing (Aged Care) - 1.5 year pathwayCURRENT
A4022.1Master of Nursing (Primary Health Care) - 1.5 year pathwayCURRENT
A4024.1Master of Nursing (Research Studies) - 1.5 year pathwayCURRENT
A4026.1Graduate Diploma in Nursing (No specialisation) - 80 cp 1 year PathwayCURRENT
A4027.1Graduate Diploma in Nursing (No specialisation) - 60 cp 1 year PathwayCURRENT
A4028.1Graduate Diploma in Nursing (Clinical Leadership) - 80 cp 1 year PathwayCURRENT
A4030.1Graduate Diploma in Nursing (Clinical Teaching) - 80 cp 1 year PathwayCURRENT
A4032.1Graduate Diploma in Nursing (Aged Care) - 80 cp 1 year PathwayCURRENT
A4034.1Graduate Diploma in Nursing (Primary Health Care) - 80cp 1 year PathwayCURRENT
A4036.1Graduate Diploma in Nursing (Research Studies) - 80cp 1 year PathwayCURRENT
ST4014.1Clinical LeadershipCONTINUING
ST4015.1Clinical TeachingCONTINUING
ST4016.1Aged CareCONTINUING
ST4017.1Primary Health CareCONTINUING
ST4018.1Research StudiesCONTINUING




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