Monash Bachelor of Nursing takes a very practical approach to Nursing with a lot of scenarios based learning and integrated work placements throughout the entire degree.
A Monash University Bachelor of Nursing is a degree that equips you with the necessary skills and knowledge to become a nurse. You learn about the human body, distinct types of care, how to deal with patients and work in a medical or health environment.
You can also complete an Honors program in Monash Nursing, which is an additional year of study. It requires you to either specialize in nursing, or Midwifery (if you do the double degree). To get into the Honors program, you need a distinction average mark, which is a minimum of 70% in the second and third year of the degree. Beyond Honors you can choose to complete a Master of Nursing Practice.
Equivalent to an Australian Year 12 certificate.
Applicants for Monash University nursing must be able to show that they have achieved the needed minimum scores in one of the following language evaluations and meet the requirements for assessments results specified in the NMBA language skills registration standards:
In Monash University Nursing, you will advance key talents for excellent nursing care. You will advance your talents through conical inductions across the health sector, and you will have opportunities to begin rural, remote, and overseas inductions. The Bachelor of Nursing involves multiple pathways.
Hospital nurse, Emergency nurse, Palliative care Rehabilitation nurse, Oncological nurse, Mental health care Occupational health Disability nurse, Aged care nurse
These studies focus on your advancement as a professional who can function and communicate both as a member of a health care group and autonomously as needed. You will learn to become resilient, recognise professionally with nursing culture, and advance skill in client interactions and reflective practice.
The unit is informed by the Australian Government’s, Indigenous and Torres Strait Islander Curriculum Framework and is given via a contemporary partnership between Nursing and Midwifery and Aboriginal scholastics from the Gukwonderuk Aboriginal Health Unit.
The unit explains the procedure of self-reflection, conical communication, questioning and critical thinking in preparation for problem identification, problem solving and continuing personal well-being.
The unit explains leadership, ethics and law in nursing and midwifery for the provision of safe and efficient person-centred care. You will be introduced to diverse types of leadership theories, and you will be able to recognise the most efficient leadership styles needed in healthcare.
The unit explains the concepts of health and wellbeing as well as preventing diseases and illnesses as they relate to global and public health. You will advance an understanding of health and illnesses, global and population health, social and environmental impacts on the health of people, health promotion, and health screening.
You are introduced to a variety of ideas in this unit that are connected to caring for children and young people in a variety of situations. You will investigate the major variations between the care of children and young people and that of adults in terms of growth, development, anatomy, and physiology. After that, you will use this information as a base to develop your understanding of how these variances affect evaluation and communication.
This course focuses on the fundamental principles you must comprehend to implement safe, high-quality care and risk management when caring for the elderly and individuals with chronic illnesses. The unit's main focuses are access, equity, and cultural safety for individuals and families from a variety of communities, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
Access, equity, and cultural safety for individuals and families from diverse populations, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, are key foci in the unit. The unit content is founded in person and family centered care with evidence-based practice principles. This unit focuses on the essential requirements you will need to understand to apply safe, quality care, and risk management in the care of older people and those with chronic conditions.
You will learn about nursing and health in regional, rural, and remote settings in this unit. You will look at socioeconomic determinants of health and how they could affect health outcomes for residents in rural, remote, and regional locations.
The purpose of this unit is to expand your understanding of the physiological and psychological aspects that affect an individual's injuries and pain. Gaining the capacity to use your newfound knowledge in the healthcare environment, you will develop a vital and thorough understanding of wound and pain evaluation techniques. You will start to acquire information that is supported by evidence and that you can use in your professional clinical practice to care for people who are in pain or who have wounds.
This unit's learning objectives are to help you develop a fundamental understanding of midwifery practice and the role of the midwife in modern maternity care systems. You will examine the philosophical underpinnings of woman-centered care, which is the cornerstone of midwifery practice, in this section. You will learn the basics of the prenatal, intrapartum, and postnatal periods experienced by pregnant women having a healthy pregnancy as part of your training to become a midwife.
To guide the development of important nursing and midwifery practice ideas, this unit exposes you to the structure and function of the human body as well as pharmacological principles. You may conduct and understand the results of a comprehensive health assessment of a person's physiological and psychosocial features and link them to variables that impact health across the lifetime if you have knowledge of the structure and function of the human body.
The pathophysiological changes that can have an influence on human health and the functioning of the human body over the course of a lifetime are covered in this unit, which builds on NUR1112. You will be asked to examine the pathophysiological and psychosocial changes related to numerous bodily systems using your understanding of the structure and operation of the healthy body. This unit's main objective is the safe pharmaceutical care of patients with ailments and disorders connected to these systems.
This unit, which expands on NUR1113's discussion of the Mental Health Act and NUR1112's discussion of related material, looks at mental health concerns and the role of the nurse or midwife working with those who are dealing with them. You will look at issues with mental health across the lifetime. You will have the chance to build the therapeutic skills and professional attitudes needed for recovery and the maintenance of peak mental health during this unit.
Students learned the fundamentals of human anatomy and physiology in NUR1112 and NUR1114. Students will learn more about human pathophysiology and pharmacology in this course, with a focus on the disease processes associated with the heart, lungs, kidneys, musculoskeletal system, and endocrine system. Additionally, the right evidence-based nursing therapies for various disease processes will be taught to the students.
The material presented in NUR2226, Nursing practice settings one, is expanded upon in this unit. Pathophysiology, pharmacology, and evidence-based nursing care for patients with neurological, gastrointestinal, hepatic, vascular, and hematological diseases will be covered throughout the course. Additionally, the examination of the assessment and management of pediatrics, family-centered care, and treatment of gender-specific health concerns
Students learn about pain management, cancer, palliative and end-of-life care, decision-making, and psychological factors in this course. Learners will be able to consider their own values towards health, disease, dying, and death via the use of case-based learning and the clinical reasoning cycle. The person-centered approach to pain, cancer, palliative care, and end-of-life care will be discussed with students.
The nursing management of patients with complicated and/or life-threatening conditions across the lifetime is covered in depth in this unit, which builds on NUR2225, NUR2226, NUR2228, and NUR2229. To effectively manage challenging nursing circumstances, the unit will emphasize the combination of advanced health assessment skills, clinical application of evidence-based practice, and ethical principles. The application of knowledge pertaining to the care of the deteriorating patient will result in the development of clinical judgement abilities.
This chapter expands on NUR3310, which helps students improve nurse management skills linked to the patient who is deteriorating in an acute situation, and NUR2225, which deals with the client whose mental health condition is getting worse. To prepare students for the transition to professional practice, the unit emphasizes cooperation, resilience, clinical risk, and professional identity.
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