NUR3020 Topics for Professional Practice
The purpose of the essay is to accomplish the learning objectives –
The student is to write an essay about a topic of relevance to Registered Nurses, particularly those beginning their practice. Students will select one of the themes from the list below. The essay will develop that theme (i.e. a ‘point’, a statement or an argument) and then be supported from appropriate and current literature. [NOTE: academic literature – not websites and beyond ANMAC/NMBA/AHPRA standards]
For a review of essay writing and theme development please access the resources on the USQ web: https://www.usq.edu.au/learningcentre/assignment-skills/writing-assignments/essay-writing
Topics/Themes (must have an Australian and ‘new graduate’ focus):
- New graduate registered nurses, who have previously worked as enrolled nurses in Australia, must navigate challenges in transitioning to their new role as a registered nurse.