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Unit Code
Unit Title
CNA109 Health Special Interest Project
CNA613 Project Management for Health Professionals
CNA632 Learning and Teaching in Healthcare Settings
CNA672 Research for Clinical Practice A
CNA688 Research for Clinical Practice B
CNA699 Applied Learning and Teaching for Health Professionals
CNA707 Professional Issues in Midwifery Practice
CNA727 Immunisation Education for Registered Nurses
CNA728 Food, Culture and Health
CNA729 Violence and Health
CNA738 Biological Therapies in Mental Health Care
CNA739 Psychological Therapies in Mental Health Care
CNA740 Foundations of Mental Health Nursing Theory 1
(Not Offered 2014)
CNA741 Foundations of Mental Health Nursing Theory 2
(Not Offered 2014)
CNA742 Foundations of Mental Health Nursing Practice 1
(Not Offered 2014)
CNA743 Foundations of Mental Health Nursing Practice 2
(Not Offered 2014)
CNA748 Advanced Midwifery Practice
CNA749 Advanced Discipline Studies in Midwifery
CNA750 Healthy Ageing
CNA751 Health Assessment and Ageing
(Not Offered 2014)
CNA752 Child and Family Health Nursing: Clinical Practice 1
CNA753 Child and Family Health Nursing: Clinical Practice 2
CNA754 Foundations of Perioperative Nursing Practice
CNA755 Contemporary Perioperative Nursing Practice
CNA756 Foundations of Perioperative Nursing Theory
CNA757 Contemporary Perioperative Nursing Theory
CNA758 Foundations of Child & Family Health Nursing
CNA759 Theoretical Aspects of Child and Family Health Nursing
CNA765 Acute Care Management of the Child & Family Theory
CNA767 Acute Care Management of the Child & Family Practice
CNA768 Therapeutic Medication Management
(Not Offered 2014)
CNA769 Advanced Clinical Management
(Not Offered 2014)
CNA770 Foundations of Critical Care Nursing Practice
CNA771 Contemporary Critical Care Nursing Practice
CNA772 Applied Nursing Science
CNA773 Contemporary Critical Care Nursing Science
CNA778 Clinical Internship
(Not Offered 2014)
CNA780 Advanced Acute Care Nursing
CNA781 Practice Advancement in Acute Nursing
(Not Offered 2014)
CNA782 The Illness Experience
CNA783 The Politics of Acute Nursing
CNA784 Foundations of Emergency Nursing Practice
CNA785 Clinical Perspectives of Emergency Nursing Practice
CNA786 Foundations of Emergency Nursing Science
(Not Offered 2014)
CNA787 Triage & Complex Management of the Emergency & Trauma Patient
CNA788 Context in Which Women Live
CNA802 Advanced Professional Nursing Practice
CNA803 Advanced Clinical Nursing Practice
KHA770 Research Thesis
KHA779 Research Design & Ethics
KHA789 Assessment in Counselling
(Not Offered 2014)
KHA796 Research Proposal
KHB702 Professional Internship

2014 CNA727 Immunisation Education for Registered Nurses


Unit Level:

Available as a Student Elective: No

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May be included as an elective for GradCertN, GradDipNand BN Prof Hons students and also available as a non-award unit to registered nurses. This unit is only offered in Tasmania to registered nurses or midwives with current Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) registration, at least 12 months clinical experience as a registered nurse or midwife and is subject to quota restrictions due to limited availability of clinical places. Professional access to a preceptor and an immunisation clinical practice environment which administers vaccines to infants and adults is essential. A Preceptor Agreement Form must be completed prior to course commencement. Documented evidence of current skills in adult, paediatric and infant cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in accordance with Australian Resuscitation Guidelines must also be provided upon enrolment. Students must achieve at least 80% of the available marks in Part A of the open book examination to pass CNA727.


Unit Sem 1 Sem 2 Full Yr Spring Summer Winter
CNA727 L L

Key Semester Dates
Semester Campus Attendance Note Start Date Census Date Final WW Date* End Date
Sem 1 L On Campus 24-FEB-2014 23-MAR-2014 14-APR-2014 30-MAY-2014
Sem 2 L On Campus 14-JUL-2014 10-AUG-2014 01-SEP-2014 17-OCT-2014

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see Withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2014 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2014 will be available from the 1st October 2013.

About Census Dates


This unit aims to provide registered nurses with the knowledge, skills, and practical experience required to apply for initial approval as an authorised nurse immuniser in Tasmania. The unit content has been developed in accordance with the National Guidelines for Immunisation Education for Registered Nurses and Midwives (2001) and the current edition of the Australian Immunisation Handbook. The unit content consists of modules which equip students to critically analyse the application of immunisation theory to clinical practice, understand and apply legal and contextual requirements related to the immunisation process, demonstrate competence in the delivery of age appropriate vaccinations, and promote evidence based immunisation information in the community.

WEIGHT: 12.5%


Online quizzes (25%); in-practice assessment of competency (pass/fail) and formal examination (75%)

TEACHING PATTERN: Web-dependent online learning, a compulsory seminar day and supervised clinical practice.

Note: Class attendance may still be required

   Web dependent - L
Some parts of this unit will be taught online
   Resource dependent teaching & learning - L
Independent study with provided resources replaces face-to-face or other classes (e.g. lectures)
About Flexible Study Options

This unit includes international cross-cultural issues/skills.

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Launceston Co-op Bookshop Website - Semester (Sem 2)

STAFF: School of Nursing and Midwifery

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Campus - H Hobart, L Launceston, W Burnie. Study Centre - V Sydney, R Rozelle, P Beauty Point. Distance units may also have a campus identifier of I Isolated, N Interstate, O Overseas. Units delivered in Transnational Education (TNE) Programs have a campus identifier of A Hangzhou, F Fuzhou, G Shanghai, K KDU Malaysia, Q Kuwait or Y Hong Kong.

Special approval is required for enrolment into TNE Program units - campuses A, F, G, K, Q and Y click here for more information.

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