NRS398 Nursing Workplace Learning 6 (8)

In this capstone subject, students apply the mindful use of digital technologies to care for people, families and communities in diverse settings. The subject also supports the student to transition to the role of registered nurse, consolidating learning related to scope of practice, caring-in-practice, use of evidence, safety in practice, clinical reasoning, and mindful communication.

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


( NRS386 and NRS387 ) or NRS312

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to integrate and synthesise the domains of scope of practice, caring-in-practice, use of evidence, safety in practice, clinical reasoning, and mindful communication to support caring;
  • be able to analyse the impact of increasing digitalisation in healthcare on mindful communication, and the creation and maintenance of healing environments;
  • be able to analyse legal and ethical considerations related to the use of digital technologies in healthcare; and
  • be able to satisfactorily complete the workplace learning assessments for this subject.


This subject will cover the following topics:
  • Module 1: Digital Health;
  • Module 2: E-Health;
  • Module 3: The Digital Revolution; and
  • Module 4: Caring in a Digital World.

Workplace Learning

This subject contains a 200 hour Compulsory Workplace Learning component.

Workplace 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.