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Foundations for Professional Practice 2 (10191.1)

Level: Level 1 - Undergraduate Introductory Unit
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 1, 4
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Discipline: Discipline of Nursing


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  • Semester 2, 2019, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (188085) - View
  • Semester 2, 2018, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (184167) - View

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This unit will enable students to undertake health assessment to commence a plan of care, develop an understanding of clinical reasoning relative to the clinical context, and communicate health and patient information both in a written and oral format, under supervision.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

1. Demonstrate and describe health assessment techniques;

2. Discuss and document the findings of the health assessment;

3. Develop a plan of care;

4. Describe clinical reasoning for care plan development; and

5. Communicate findings in written and oral format from both health assessment and plan of care.

Assessment Items

Contact Hours

3 hours per week, consisting of 2 hour interactive workshop and 1 hour online pre-workshop learning activities.




Must be enrolled in 885AA/364JA Bachelor of Nursing or 365JA Bachelor of Nursing Advanced. Must be enrolled in or have already passed unit 10204 Integrating Nursing Concepts 2 (Capstone 1) OR 9060 Learning for Professional Practice 2.

Assumed Knowledge


Incompatible Units

9067 Alterations in Health 1

Equivalent Units


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