Students will apply nursing knowledge and skills gained in previous units to professional practice in a healthcare setting. Aligned with quality and safety principles, students will demonstrate the provision of safe, person-centred care within their scope of practice. They will operate under the supervision of a Registered Nurse and will receive feedback on their professional practice. Before commencing placement, students will be asked to provide mandatory documentation for allocations as part of DHHS requirements for PEP.
Placement will occur in two parts. Initially students will undertake 40 hours of placement following HNB1102 Foundations in Nursing 1. In the second part students will undertake 7 hours of simulation in the first week, then three weeks of PEP (120 Hours) after successfully completing HNB1205 Foundations in Nursing
2. Students will remain on a PL grade until 160 hours of PEP have been successfully completed.
NB: In the event of students being unable to complete part A (40 hours), students will be able to complete the total of 160 hours in one placement.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
Required readings will be made available on VU Collaborate.
This unit is studied as part of the following course(s):