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NSP2208 Beginning Nursing Competencies
Credit Points: 15
NSP1204 Health Assessment in Nursing
NSP1205 Physical Assessment for the Health Sciences

This unit will explore the principles and practice underpinning the assessment and management of clients in the area of adult nursing. Using a problem-solving approach, students will demonstrate beginning competencies in the care of clients in selected clinical areas. Workplace experience will begin to prepare the student for future employment. The following units must be undertaken concurrently: NNT2405 -Introduction to Medical Surgical Nursing and NNS2205 - Applied Pathophysiology & Pharmacology 1 (NNS2205 may be completed prior to enrolment in NSP2208).

Full Unit Outline

This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
K45Bachelor of Science (Nursing)
K45Bachelor of Science (Nursing) - Bunbury
Y19Bachelor of Science (Nursing) Bachelor of Science (Midwifery)
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 12/07/2011 VET: 12/07/2011