Unit

School Of Nursing And Midwifery

Professional Practice Experience 4Western Sydney University Unit Code: 401012.3

Discipline: GENERAL NURSING

Student Contribution Band: 1

Level: 2

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Albara Alomari


Assumed Knowledge
Foundational knowledge of primary health care, professional communication, roles and responsibilities of the registered nurse, perioperative nursing, and human biological and behavioural sciences.


Prerequisite

Pre-requisites for courses 4691 and 4693: 401000 Professional Practice Experience 1, 401004 Professional Practice Experience 2 and 401008 Professional Practice Experience 3.

Pre-requisites for course 4692: 401008 Professional Practice Experience 3 and 401029 Foundations for Nursing Practice.

Corequisite

Co-requisites for course 4691: 401209 Health Variations 2 – Chronic Illness and Disability; 401210 Health Variations 3 – Acute Exacerbations of Chronic Conditions.

Co-requisites for course 4692: 401209 Health Variations 2 – Chronic Illness and Disability; 401210 Health Variations 3 – Acute Exacerbations of Chronic Conditions; 401218 Graduate Entry Practice Experience.

Co-requisites for course 4693: 401215 Health Variations 2 (Advanced) – Chronic Illness and Disability ; 401210 Health Variations 3 – Acute Exacerbations of Chronic Conditions.

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must be enrolled in 4691 Bachelor of Nursing, 4693 Bachelor of Nursing (Advanced) or 4692 Bachelor of Nursing Graduate Entry.


Teaching Periods

PeriodOffered  Campus  Contact
2020 Spring  Yes  Campbelltown Campus - DAY  Annette Stunden  Timetable not available  
2020 Spring  Yes  Hawkesbury Campus - DAY  Annette Stunden  Timetable not available  
2020 Spring  Yes  Liverpool Campus - DAY  Annette Stunden  Timetable not available  
2020 Spring  Yes  Parramatta Campus - Victoria Road - DAY  Annette Stunden  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
Professional Practice Experience 4 focuses on the care of people experiencing an acute exacerbation of a chronic condition. Principles and practices of nursing care will be undertaken in simulated and practice environments, particularly in the National Health Priority areas of cardiovascular health, asthma, diabetes mellitus, arthritis and musculoskeletal conditions, and mental health.The unit includes 160 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
4692.1Bachelor of Nursing (Graduate Entry)CONTINUING
4692.2Bachelor of Nursing (Graduate Entry)CONTINUING
4692.3Bachelor of Nursing (Graduate Entry)CONTINUING
4692.4Bachelor of Nursing (Graduate Entry)CURRENT
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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