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NNI3204 Professional Issues in Nursing
Credit Points: 15
NSP2209 Developing Nursing Competencies Developing Nursing Competencies

In this professional nursing unit, the student will demonstrate advanced analysis of current knowledge in a specific area and arguments for the integration of appropriate theoretical concepts into the practice setting. The unit involves an analysis and evaluation of political and professional governance structures in nursing, allied health care professions and health care delivery systems which influence policy, planning and quality. The contemporary role of the nurse, responsibilities and expectations of the graduate nurse within the health system are also examined.

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This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
Y79Bachelor of Science (Nursing Studies)
Y79Bachelor of Science (Nursing Studies) - Bunbury
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: 15/03/2012 VET: 15/03/2012