Unit

School Of Nursing And Midwifery

Professional Practice Experience 2Western Sydney University Unit Code: 401004.2

Discipline: GENERAL NURSING

Student Contribution Band: 1

Level: 1

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Hind Elmir


Assumed Knowledge
Baseline skills and knowledge. Information that informs safe, competent pract


Equivalent Units
400749 - Nursing and Health Breakdown

Prerequisite
401000 Professional Practice Experience 1

Corequisite
401006 Bioscience 2

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must be enrolled in 4691 Bachelor of Nursing or 4693 Bachelor of Nursing (Advanced).


Teaching Periods

PeriodOffered  Campus  Contact
2020 Spring  Yes  Campbelltown Campus - DAY  Asiye Kopan  Timetable not available  
2020 Spring  Yes  Hawkesbury Campus - DAY  Asiye Kopan  Timetable not available  
2020 Spring  Yes  Liverpool Campus - DAY  Asiye Kopan  Timetable not available  
2020 Spring  Yes  Parramatta Campus - Victoria Road - DAY  Asiye Kopan  Timetable not available  
2020 WSU Online Trimester 1  Yes  WSU Online - COMPOSITE  Cathy Dickson  Timetable not available  
2020 WSU Online Trimester 2  Yes  WSU Online - COMPOSITE  Cathy Dickson  Timetable not available  
2020 WSU Online Trimester 3  Yes  WSU Online - COMPOSITE  Cathy Dickson  Timetable not available  

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About this Unit
This unit focuses on the role and skills of nursing in promoting, maintaining and supporting health across the lifespan. Principles and practices of nursing care will be applied in simulated, service learning and practice environments, particularly in the health priority areas of Injury prevention and control and obesity. Theoretical underpinnings specifically related to this unit are found in Human Relationships and Life Transitions, Bioscience 2 and Approaches to Professional Practice. The unit includes 80 hours of clinical placement.

Special Requirements - Legislative Pre-requisites

On-campus Students

To be eligible to enrol in a unit and attend a health-related placement in your course, students must meet Western Sydney University course requirements AND Special Legislative Requirements to be assessed in their first year of study against the following

1. National Criminal History Check: Students must have a current (expiring 3 years from date of issue) check valid for their entire course. A valid National Criminal history check must be an Australia wide check, include the student's full name matching their Student ID card and date of birth and not have any offences listed. If a student has a criminal history identified on their check, they must provide a Clinical Placement Authority Card (CPAC) or conditional letter from the NSW HealthShare Employment Screening and Review Unit

https://www.health.nsw.gov.au/careers/student_clearance/Documents/appendix-10-student-application.pdf

International students must additionally have a translated International Police Check or statutory declaration.

2. A NSW Working with Children Check (WWCC) clearance letter issued under the category of volunteer valid for their entire course.

3. A current approved first aid certificate valid for their entire course, approved provider courses can be found at

http://training.gov.au

4. A completed vaccination/immunisation card with all serology results containing expiry dates and currency must be maintained by the student to ensure compliance for their entire course

5. NSW Undertaking/Declaration form

6. Completed any additional health forms required (such as NSW Health Code of Conduct, Health Student Undertaking/Declaration and Tuberculosis (TB) Assessment Tool)

7. Relevant Local Health District specific documentation as requested.

Contact your School for further details. Resources are also available on the Placement Hub website

https://www.westernsydney.edu.au/learning_futures/home/placements_hub/placements_hub/student_compliance

For Online Students

To be eligible to enrol in a unit and attend a health-related placement in your course, students must meet Western Sydney University course requirements AND Special Legislative Requirements in your state, to be assessed in their first year of study, against the following

1. National Criminal History Check: Students must have a current check valid for their entire course. A valid National Criminal history check must be an Australia wide check, include the student's full name matching their Student ID card and date of birth and not have any offences listed. If a student has a criminal history identified on their check, they must provide a clearance or authority document or conditional letter from their relevant authorised state organisation.

International students must additionally have a translated International Police Check or statutory declaration.

2. A Working with Children Check (WWCC) clearance letter or state equivalent, valid for their entire course.

3. A current approved first aid certificate valid for their entire course, approved provider courses can be found at

http://training.gov.au

4. A completed vaccination/immunisation card with all serology results attached - currency must be maintained by the student to ensure compliance for their entire course

5. Undertaking/Declaration form (or state equivalent documents)

6. Additional forms as required per state related to, but not limited to, Tuberculosis Assessment tool, Hepatitis B statutory declaration form, Signed Code of Conduct, Student Deed Poll and all other state equivalent documents as required

Contact your school for further details. Resources are also available on the Placement Hub web page

https://www.westernsydney.edu.au/placements_hub

Special Requirements - Essential Equipment
Access to an internet enabled device is essential in order to be able to: access course materials; to participate in discussion groups; and to access additional resources provided by the lecturer during the session. See http://www.westernsydney.edu.au/currentstudents/current_students/services_and_facilities/uwsonline_student_support for further information.


Courses
4691.1Bachelor of NursingCONTINUING
4691.2Bachelor of NursingCONTINUING
4691.3Bachelor of NursingCONTINUING
4691.4Bachelor of NursingCURRENT
4693.2Bachelor of Nursing (Advanced)CONTINUING
4693.3Bachelor of Nursing (Advanced)CONTINUING
4693.4Bachelor of Nursing (Advanced)CONTINUING
4693.5Bachelor of Nursing (Advanced)CURRENT




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