NURS 7065 Capstone Experience in Health Care

Credit Points 20

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Description This unit offers a range of options for students to integrate, extend and reflect on the professional knowledge and skills gained through their master's level studies. It will provide a framework within which students can explore professionally relevant situations. Students will have the opportunity to nominate, plan and execute a capstone experience relevant to their professional interests. In doing so, students will develop a professional portfolio or e-portfolio that will incorporate the work undertaken during the degree studies and extend to include a critical reflection of their graduate capacity and professional development.

School Nursing & Midwifery

Student Contribution Band HECS Band 1 20cp

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Level Postgraduate Coursework Level 7 subject

Equivalent Subjects NURS 7008 - Capstone Experience in Health Care

Restrictions Successful completion of 40 credit points at level 7 and students must be enrolled in a postgraduate program at Western Sydney University.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
  1. Design a project plan on a self-selected professional topic based on relevant scholarly evidence and project data
  2. Effectively present and disseminate information in the format of a professional presentation
  3. Conduct a review of peer presentations using professional standards
  4. Critically reflect on the responsibility for one�fs own learning through the development of graduate capabilities
  5. Produce an integrative professional portfolio

Subject Content

Project planning
Models and frameworks of critical reflection in practice
Developing a professional portfolio
Presentation skills
Report writing

Assessment

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.

Item Length Percent Threshold Individual/Group Task
Presentation 10 minutes 20 N Individual
Peer review 250 words 5 N Individual
Project Plan 2,000 words 35 N Individual
Professional portfolio with critical reflection 3,500 words 40 N Individual

Teaching Periods

2022 Semester 1

Hong Kong Baptist University

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2022 Semester 2

Hong Kong Baptist University

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Parramatta - Victoria Rd

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