The WSU Bachelor of Nursing degree gets you ready to work as a Registered Nurse in many different healthcare places.
Western Sydney University’s Bachelor of Nursing program gets graduates ready to become registered nurses in Australia. The program emphasizes learning through questions, thinking carefully, and looking back on what you have done in nursing for people of all ages when they are healthy and when they are not. Using a healthcare approach, students learn how to use science in nursing, how to ask questions and use evidence to make decisions in nursing, and how to care for individuals, families, and groups from diverse backgrounds at all ages.
Students start by learning WSU nursing in pretend clinical settings on campus. They get better at it by working in real healthcare places during their training. Western Sydney University's Bachelor of Nursing stays up to date with how nursing, health, and education are done today and follows current trends.
Your teachers and other resources are here to help you succeed and prepare for your future career. During your Nursing WSU degree, you will get direct experience in different hospitals and community settings. By the time you graduate, you will have completed at least eight hundred hours of clinical placement over three years.
A$32,928 per year.
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Credit for Prior Learning is when we recognize what you have already learned through experience or previous studies. When you ask for Credit for Prior Learning, we will look at what you have already learned, and if it matches what you are studying now, we might give you credit for it in your current program.
As a nurse, you can work in various places like community health, emergency units, forensics, helping people with drug and alcohol issues, making workplaces safe, caring for those in palliative situations, and supporting cancer patients.
Professional Practice Experience 1 is all about helping students become better registered nurses. They learn how to take care of people's health and well-being at every age. In a pretend clinical setting, they start with the basics and then move onto more advanced skills for working in a real healthcare place.
In this unit, nursing and midwifery students learn about Primary Health Care (PHC) to provide fair and compassionate healthcare. It is a strategy from the World Health Organization (WHO) for making sure everyone gets good health care.
Starting from Autumn 2022, 401469 Bioscience 1 will replace this unit. In this unit, nursing and midwifery students learn about the words and basic ideas related to how our bodies work normally. They also learn how this connects to how we do every day things and stay healthy.
Starting in Autumn 2022, 401448 Becoming a Professional Nurse will replace this unit. In this unit, students learn how to write well and communicate with others, which is important for their future as professional nurses. They also discover how language, reading, and diverse ways of learning are important for both school and their future nursing career.
This unit is all about what nurses do to help people stay healthy at every age. They learn how to take care of people through direct practice in make-believe, real-life, and service-learning settings. They practice their skills, especially in areas like preventing injuries and controlling obesity, which are especially important for health.
In this unit, students learn about how people relate to each other and how life changes as they grow up. They also learn about important ideas that help them in their nursing and midwifery work. This unit looks at diverse ways to understand how people develop mentally, socially, and morally through out their lives.
Starting in Autumn 2022, 401470 Bioscience 2 will replace this unit. In this unit, nursing students learn more about how the body works and what happens when it is not healthy. They explore things like why people get sick, how medicines work, the body's defense system, and tiny organisms that can make us sick.
In this unit, we look at what nursing is all about and where it fits in the professional world. We think about what nurses do, how they work with others, and what is expected of them in terms of skills, duties, and what they can do.
In Professional Practice Experience 3, students learn how to be better registered nurses by taking care of people of all ages who have health issues that can usually be fixed.
Starting in Autumn 2022, the unit that will replace this unit will be Indigenous Australian Health, Wellness and Culture 401454. In this unit, nursing and midwifery students will explore and learn about the health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.They will look at health numbers, history, and current problems that affect the health of these communities.
Starting in Autumn 2022, unit will replace this unit Health Variations 1 - Introduction to Alterations in Health 401455. In this unit, students get the basic knowledge they need for Professional Practice 3. They learn about how to take care of people before, during, and after surgery. This includes understanding the body's changes when someone is sick and how medicines work.
Starting in Autumn 2022, unit 401449 Evidence-based Practice for Nursing and Midwifery will replace this unit. In this unit, nursing and midwifery students will learn the basics of research, which helps them understand and use information from studies in their work. These skills will help them see why research is so important in nursing and midwifery.
In Professional Practice Experience 4, students learn how to take care of people with chronic conditions that suddenly get worse. They practice their nursing skills in pretend and real healthcare settings, especially focusing on important health areas like heart health, asthma, diabetes, arthritis, mental health, and more. This unit also includes 160 hours of direct training in a clinical setting.
In this unit, students learn how to care for people with mental health issues. The national policies about mental health help us understand the different things that affect mental health in Australia. They also learn about stress, vulnerability,and recovery when it comes to mental health.
Starting in Spring 2022, Health Variations 2 will replace this unit – Chronic Conditions and Disability 401444. In this unit, students will learn about long-term health issues, disabilities, and how to help people get better or manage their conditions. This knowledge is important for nursing practice.
In this unit, we look at real-life examples based on important health topics to learn more about why people with chronic conditions sometimes get sicker. We explore how the body works when this happens and how medicines and nursing care can help people of all ages.
In Professional Practice Experience 5, students learn how to be better registered nurses by taking care of people of all ages who have profoundly serious and sometimes life-threatening illnesses.
In this unit, we build on what we have learned about mental health and well-being from earlier lessons. We will look at how stress and vulnerability are connected, especially when it comes to mental health conditions like schizophrenia and bipolar affective disorder.
Starting in Spring 2022, Professional Experience Placement 401452 will replace this unit. In this unit, students get a special chance to practice and get better at their skills before they become graduates and start their careers.
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