NRS386 Nursing Workplace Learning 5 (8)

This subject builds upon core concepts related to caring in diverse settings, considering factors such as the physical environment and sociocultural factors, as well as the person to create an overall healing environment. Students will also consider the legal and ethical implications of caring for people in diverse settings.

No offerings have been identified for this subject in 2021.

Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject Information

Grading System



One session

Enrolment Restrictions

Bachelor of Nursing


( NRS282 and NRS283 ) or NRS223

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to demonstrate the application of mindful communication in collaborative practice to create and sustain healing environments;
  • be able to apply legal and ethical principles to nursing practice in diverse settings and contexts;
  • be able to discuss the application of the Caritas® Competencies in a range of settings and contexts; and
  • be able to satisfactorily complete the workplace learning assessments.


This subject will cover the following topics:
  • Module 1: Environment;
  • Module 2: Frame of reference of care;
  • Module 3: Creating healing environments through communication; and
  • Module 4: Creating healing environments through caring.

Workplace Learning

This subject contains a 200 hour Compulsory Workplace Learning component.

Work place learning  - Students obtain and demonstrate valuable professional skills and competencies relevant to their area of professional practice. This learning experience includes opportunities for students to observe and participate in work-based activities. They may undertake work placements in a variety of health services in rural, remote and metropolitan services to ensure that they have the relevant skills and experience to become a registered nurse.

The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: August 2021. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.