Credit points: 30

Subject outline

In this subject, students will develop fundamental knowedge and skills required to care for patients in urology and continence nursing practice contexts. This subject provides a theoretical and practical foundation that prepares students for ethically oriented professional practice and undertake further studies at more advanced levels in urology and continence nursing. This subject enables students to develop critical thinking and problem solving skills, specialised clinical proficiency, and effective communication skills. Students will be able to make independent judgements; plan, implement and evaluate practice in specialty contexts and function effectively as a member of a multidisciplinary team. The subject is delivered via a flexible online mode comprising learning modules via LMS and supported by appropriate clinical practicum.

FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorElizabeth Watt

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Exchange StudentsNo

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Other Site, 2014, Semester 1, Online


Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorElizabeth Watt

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site
Thirteen 1.0 days placement - off site per week and delivered via blended.
"8-hours per week of clinical learning time (13 days)."

Scheduled Online Class
Twelve 11.0 hours scheduled online class per study period and delivered via online.
"11-hours of on-line learning per week over 12 weeks."


Assessment elementComments%
One 1,000-word academic skills written assignment10
One 1,000-word equivalent clinical appraisalHurdle requirement: students must achieve a pass mark for this appraisal in order to pass the subject0
One 2,000-word written assessment30
One 5,000-word equivalent case presentation, using specified media60