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Introduction to professional studies (6 points)


Leader: Melanie Birks (Gippsland), Liza Heslop (Peninsula)

Gippsland First semester 2003 (Day)
Peninsula First semester 2003 (Day)
Gippsland First semester 2004 (Day)
Peninsula First semester 2004 (Day)

Synopsis: The aim of this unit is to enable the student to develop tertiary study skills and knowledge that will assist them to become a beginning scholar of nursing. For this they will require sound written skills, information literacy, library skills and knowledge of the theoretical foundations of nursing. Particular attention will be given to the development of literacy, electronic communication skills and critical thinking for clinical decision making. This unit aims to give students an introduction to, and an understanding of the literature, theories and professional values associated with the discipline of nursing.

Assessment: Workbook Activities: 30% + Written Assignment: 30% + Exam: 40%

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