NURS 1019 Professional Communication in Nursing

Credit Points 10

Legacy Code 401205

Coordinator Suza Trajkovski Opens in new window

Description This subject will be replaced from Autumn 2022 by 401448 Becoming a Professional Nurse. This subject develops the written and interpersonal skills of students in preparation for professional practice. Students are introduced to the concepts of language, literacy and learning styles that are required for both academic and professional life. Cultural sensitivity, safety and competence that facilitate appropriate intercultural communication are explored within the context of contemporary healthcare.

School Nursing & Midwifery

Discipline Nursing

Student Contribution Band HECS Band 1 10cp

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Level Undergraduate Level 1 subject

Equivalent Subjects NURS 1018 Professional Communicatoin


The following table summarises the standard assessment tasks for this subject. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated, where there is a difference your Learning Guide takes precedence.

Type Length Percent Threshold Individual/Group Task
Professional Communication Case Study Essay 1,000 words 40 N Individual
Part A (30%) - Health Assessment Video Part B (30%) - Clinical notes of Health Assessment Part A: 10 minute video recording; Part B: 500 words. 60 N Individual

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