Not currently offered

Credit points: 30

Subject outline

In this subject, students will develop fundamental knowledge and skills required to care for patients in neonatal care 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 neonatal care 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 a limited number of on-campus workshops (and/or equivalent online virtual classrooms) and supported by appropriate clinical practicum.

SchoolNursing and Midwifery

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorJacqueline McGregor

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

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

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

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Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready


Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Apply specialised knowledge and skills in your clinical area
02. Make accurate clinical assessments and justifiable inferences.
03. Develop clinical management plans based on informed judgements and review and analysis of relevant information.
04. Critically analyse current knowledge, data and processes in a nursing specialty area to inform your practice.
05. Tailor professional communication to diverse audiences.
06. Work independently and as an effective team member.
07. Apply professional and ethical standards to all nursing contexts.
08. Recognise and address professional learning needs.

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