Unit

School Of Nursing And Midwifery

Graduate Entry Practice ExperienceWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 401218.1

Discipline: GENERAL NURSING

Student Contribution Band: 1

Level: 2

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Annette Stunden


Assumed Knowledge
Foundational professional practice nursing skills and knowledge.


Equivalent Units
401065 Professional Practice Experience A

Prerequisite
401029 Foundations for Nursing Practice

Corequisite
401008 Professional Practice Experience 3

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must be enrolled in 4692 Bachelor of Nursing (Graduate Entry).


Teaching Periods

PeriodOffered  Campus  Contact
2020 Quarter 2  Yes  Campbelltown Campus - DAY  See Coordinator above   Timetable.  
2020 Quarter 2  Yes  Hawkesbury Campus - DAY  See Coordinator above   Timetable.  
2020 Quarter 2  Yes  Liverpool Campus - DAY  See Coordinator above   Timetable.  
2020 Quarter 2  Yes  Parramatta Campus - Victoria Road - DAY  See Coordinator above   Timetable.  

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About this Unit
This unit provides the student with an opportunity to consolidate their clinical skills development in an Australian health care facility, and contributes to the minimum professional practice experience placement requirement.

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

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
4692.2Bachelor of Nursing (Graduate Entry)CONTINUING
4692.3Bachelor of Nursing (Graduate Entry)CONTINUING
4692.4Bachelor of Nursing (Graduate Entry)CURRENT




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