Course and Subject Handbook 2011 Course Information Postgraduate Courses Postgraduate Certificate of Nursing Science (Clinical Teaching)

Postgraduate Certificate of Nursing Science (Clinical Teaching)

Year

2010

Course Code

73411

Version

2

Faculty

Medicine, Health and Molecular Sciences

Award Requirements

Course Structure

Candidature

Progression

Advanced Standing

Award Details

Admission Requirements

Pre-requisites

Must be registered as a nurse in Australia and:

have completed 12 months of clinical experience as a registered nurse; and

have completed a bachelor degree to an appropriate standard, at this or another university; or

hold equivalent qualifications.

Additional selection requirements

Nil

Special admission requirements

Nil

Academic Requirements for Course Completion

Credit points

12 credit points

Additional course rules

Nil

Additional completion requirements

Nil

Course Structure

Core Subjects

NS5405:03  Introduction to Nurse Education

NS5406:03  Clinical Teaching in Nursing

NS5407:03  Contemporary Issues in Nurse Education

NS5408:03  Implementation of Clinical Teaching Strategies

Candidature

Expected time to complete

1 year part-time

Maximum time to complete

3 years

Maximum leave of absence

1 year

Progression

Course progression requisites

Nil

Course includes mandatory professional placement(s)

No

Special assessment requirements

Nil

Accreditation requirements

Nil

Maximum allowed Pass Conceded (PC) grade

Nil

Supplementary exam for final subject

Not applicable

Advanced Standing

Eligibility

Candidates may apply for advanced standing for previous tertiary study in accordance with the Advanced Standing for Previous Studies and Recognised Prior Learning policy associated procedures.

Maximum allowed

6 credit points

Currency

Advanced standing will be granted only for studies completed in the 5 years prior to the commencement of this course.

Expiry

Advanced standing gained for any subject shall be cancelled 7 years after the date of the examination upon which the advanced standing is based if, by then, the candidate has not completed the course of study prescribed for the degree.

Other restrictions

Not applicable

Award Details

Inclusion of majors on testamur

Not applicable, this course does not include majors

Exit with lesser award

Not applicable

Course articulation

Not applicable

Document Modification History

Version No.

Approval Date

Modification Type

Effective Date

1-09

10/2009

Original document

10/2009