SPECIAL NOTE: This unit is offered as part of Bachelor of Nursing Schedule E (EN pathway). As such, it is assumed that students are Medication Endorsed and have clinical experience. In addition, it is also assumed that students have basic knowledge of human body systems, particularly with regard to structure and basic functions, by virtue of their previous studies.
Key Semester Dates
Final WW Date*
* 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.
DESCRIPTION Students will draw on their previous studies and clinical experience whilst exploring clinically relevant physiology, pathophysiology and pharmacology of the nervous, cardiovascular, respiratory, renal, musculoskeletal and endocrine systems. In parallel with CNA202 Foundations of Nursing Practice and CNA203 Medication Management for Nurses, a series of case studies and clinical scenarios will contextualise the bioscience theory to encourage students to unify the theory and practice components.
In-class assessments (20%), on-line assessments (45%), 2-hr final exam (35%)
5 hrs lectures and 2 hrs workshop per week for 7 weeks
FLEXIBLE & ONLINE STUDY OPTIONS 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
Units are offered in attending mode unless otherwise indicated (that is attendance is required at the campus identified). A unit identified as offered by distance, that is there is no requirement for attendance, is identified with a nominal enrolment campus. A unit offered to both attending students and by distance from the same campus is identified as having both modes of study.
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.