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Course and Subject Handbook 2012 Course Information Postgraduate Courses Postgraduate Certificate of Nursing Science (Renal Nursing)

Postgraduate Certificate of Nursing Science (Renal Nursing)

Course Code

77011

Version

1

Faculty

Medicine, Health and Molecular Sciences

Award Requirements

Admission Requirements

Course 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 in a health related field, to an appropriate standard, at this or another University; or

  • hold equivalent qualifications;

  • or submit as an exceptional case such evidence of professional attainments including professional experience in nursing.

Entry requirements for this course are consistent with the Pathways to Qualifications in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF level 8) Guidelines for Postgraduate Certificates.

Minimum English Language Proficiency Requirements

Students of non English speaking backgrounds must have an adequate English language capacity assessed under the Australian International English Language Testing System (IELTS). The IELTS score required for admission to this course can be found in Schedule II of the JCU Admissions policy.

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

Learning outcomes

Characteristics of learning outcomes for this course are consistent with those outlined in the Postgraduate Certificate Guideline in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF level 8).

Course Structure

Core Subjects

NS5002:03 Contemporary Issues in Specialised Practice

NS5230:03 Clinical Governance Project

Renal I (Queensland Health TPNEP) (3 credit points)

Renal II (Queensland Health TPNEP) (3 credit points)

Campus

COURSE AVAILABLE AT

NOTES

Townsville

 

Candidature

Expected time to complete

6 months full-time or equivalent 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

Not eligible

Maximum allowed

Nil

Currency

Not applicable

Expiry

Not applicable

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

Candidates who complete this course are eligible for entry to the postgraduate Diploma of Nursing, Master of nursing Studies, Master of Advanced Nursing Practice, or Master of Nursing Leadership and may be granted advanced standing for subjects completed under this course.