Graduates of ECU Bachelor of Nursing will be well-equipped to significantly improve patients' outcomes in a variety of healthcare settings, according to the course's design.
Graduates of the course will be well-equipped to significantly improve patients' outcomes in a variety of healthcare settings, according to the course's design. Students will gain 8 units of credit toward the Bachelor of Science (Nursing) at Edith Cowan University upon successful completion of the Diploma of Health Science (Nursing).
This program provides students with a comprehensive education. So, they can work collaboratively and independently as registered nurses in the Australian healthcare sector.
Healthcare professionals should use evidence-based nursing practice to achieve health goals. They should utilize information literacy and digital abilities to guide care provision. And maintain culturally safe relationships and engage in critical reflection for continuous professional growth. They should integrate knowledge to analyze, organize, execute, and assess safe, high-quality nursing care. Collaboration with patients, families, and communities is essential for incorporating culturally safe and competent care into all professional practice.
All candidates must demonstrate English language competence in accordance with the Nursing ECU and Midwifery Board of Australia's (NMBA) English language skills registration standard in addition to meeting ECU's minimal English standard criteria for this program:
International students projected first-year indicative tuition is $38,500 AUD. The "estimated 1st year indicative fee" has been computed based on a typical enrollment of students enrolled in the first year of this degree and is offered as a guide only. The total cost of your course will vary based on the units you select at ECU because there is no overall course fee; rather, you pay for each individual unit that you enroll in.
3 years full-time.
Year 1: February, June, October.
Joondalup, Mount Lawley, Southwest.
Recognition of Prior Learning is the process by which we evaluate the skills and information you have acquired through non-formal or informal learning, which occurred outside the traditional education and training system.
Nurse, Registered Nurse, Comprehensive Registered Nurse.
In the context of varied communities, this unit addresses the responsibilities that nurses and midwives play in the provision of healthcare. To provide pupils a global perspective, the Australian healthcare system is contrasted with various healthcare systems throughout the world.
The interpersonal and professional communication and behavior that enable the successful and efficient functioning of patients/clients, coworkers, and institutions are introduced to students in this course.
The framework for application to nursing and midwifery practice is laid out in this course, which also teaches fundamental human anatomy and physiology.
The first of six work-integrated learning units is presented here. Students will be able to build knowledge and abilities that are in line with nursing theory sections in this unit through simulation workshops.
Students learn about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture and its impact on health care, discussing cultural safety, historical effects, and current health issues, and the role of health professionals.
This course explores homeostasis and its measurement in bodily systems, focusing on holistic health assessments for detecting normal and dysfunctional physiology across the lifespan. It covers pharmacology fundamentals, interactions, drug use, and quality medication usage.
The third in a set of six work-integrated learning units is titled Nursing Practice 3. Students will further acquire the information, attitudes, and abilities necessary for safe practice as entry-level registered nurses by building on prior learning.
Students will be able to expand their understanding of natural aging and the health issues that older people frequently deal with during this lesson. Students will examine current concerns affecting older persons while focusing on aging in a global context.
Students will be able to expand their knowledge of chronic diseases and how nurses can help individuals live well in this environment through this unit. Over the course of the adult lifetime, an interprofessional person-centered strategy to collaborating with patients who have one or more chronic diseases will be investigated.
With reference to the Australian National Health Priorities, this unit will use case-based learning to help students recognize clinical signs and offer related nursing/midwifery treatment for problems reported by adult patients.
The third in a set of six work-integrated learning units is titled Nursing Practice 3. Students will further acquire the information, attitudes, and abilities necessary for safe practice as entry-level registered nurses by building on prior learning. Students will gain the information, expertise, and abilities necessary to offer patients basic nursing care in a variety of healthcare settings.
Students will learn about the nursing and midwifery treatment of people with mental health and wellbeing issues, such as affective, stress, psychotic, and personality disorders, in this unit. Students will learn about therapeutic methods and pharmaceutical advantages in treating mental disease.
The transition from a student to a registered nurse or midwife is made easier by this unit. The focus is on being ready for your first job as a registered nurse or midwife, as well as the possibilities and difficulties that are likely to come your way.
This unit will continue to identify clinical symptoms and provide nursing and midwifery treatment for problems presented by the adult patient utilizing a case study-based learning body systems approach. The management and treatment of renal, reproductive, gastrointestinal, hepatobiliary.
The fourth in a set of six work-integrated learning units is titled Nursing Practice 4. This unit teaches progressively sophisticated nursing knowledge and abilities related to pharmaceutical administration, interprofessional practice, complicated wound care, and respiratory, gastrointestinal, and urinary treatments.
The unit's goal is to provide students with a basic grasp of the law and ethics that apply to the profession of nursing and midwifery. Students will look at topics that might provide ethical and legal difficulties for medical practitioners and acquire the information and skills necessary to discuss and debate these difficult topics.
In the framework of interprofessional practice, this unit will examine current nursing, midwifery, and healthcare challenges in Australia and throughout the world. The influence of national and worldwide health challenges on people's health and wellbeing will be examined from the viewpoint of interprofessional practice.
To identify clinical symptoms and provide nursing and midwifery care for the adult patient/client in connection to the management and treatment of the musculoskeletal and neurological systems as well as the deteriorating patient, this unit will adopt a case-scenario based body systems approach.
The fifth of a set of six work-integrated learning units is titled Nursing Practice 5. This lesson consolidates prior understanding and abilities in treating individuals with complicated issues.
This unit covers nursing care for children and adolescents, focusing on understanding growth phases, legal obligations, and responsibilities, including symptom management, risk assessment, and family-centered interventions.
This section discusses the importance of evidence-based practice in nursing and midwifery practice, focusing on inquiry-based learning and an evidence-based practice model for students to analyze research and case studies.
Students can exhibit the nursing knowledge and skills they have learnt during the course through this final integrated learning project. This unit's emphasis is on clinical leadership, teamwork, prioritization, and interprofessional practice.
The significance of leadership, management, and governance in nursing will be examined in this course. We will talk about modern management tenets and leadership styles. We will look at the National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards that regulate clinical practice as well as how crucial it is to apply quality improvement techniques.
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