Nursing program orientation
At the Nursing Program Orientation, you will obtain essential information about your course and be familiarised with contacts in your faculty, such as the Associate Dean Teaching and Learning, Subject Coordinators, the Academic Liaison Officer and the Nursing and Midwifery Student Society at UTS . You will also learn about the particular resources your faculty has to support your learning.
Studying at university is very different to high school or TAFE. In this session we will explore subject expectations, marking matrixes and referencing and provide you with further resources. We will also explore what it is to be a nurse and introduce you to the profession of nursing. You will get to know us and each other a little better.
Clinical placement orientation
All you need to know about the how, when and where of clinical placement is included in this session. What to expect and what is expected of you to fulfil this aspect of your degree is discussed. You will meet key people who will guide you through this process and hear about the Clinical Practice Unit (CPU). This session will also introduce you to the online placement system, MyPlacement and run through how to meet verification requirements for a smooth introduction to clinical placements. Find out about how to preference the locations you hope to attend for your placements and ask questions about how placements are assigned.
Nursing hub orientation
This session will introduce you to the Nursing Clinical Practice Laboratories, computer and study facilities available to nursing students at UTS. The Clinical Practice Laboratories are engineered to be flexible learning spaces. Scrub rooms open onto clinical spaces furnished with patient beds and a wide variety of medical equipment. From the start of your degree, students become familiar with clinical practice environments, with 16 labs that are purpose-built to simulate hospital settings.
Nursing program support and professionalism
Building a professional identity takes time and in today’s competitive market can you give you the edge in job applications. This session is designed to be ‘hands on’ with a tool that you can use as soon as you become a student. Here you can store evidence of your many achievements throughout your university experience. Bring along a fun picture to upload and start building a profile today. This session will also guide you through UTS Online and ways to optimise access to electronic resources.
Succeeding in Nursing: An essential session for students with English as a second language
Come along to this session if you want to: find out how to improve your English for your nursing degree; try out some resources that can help you prepare for clinical placement; assess your own level of English using simple tools; meet other students and teachers in a friendly and fun workshop.
Faculty welcome (separate to Boot Camp and you are encouraged to register and attend)
At the Faculty Welcome, you will gain information about the Faculty of Health and be familiarised with contacts in your faculty, such as the Dean, Directors of Programs and Academic Liaison Officer. You will also learn about the particular resources your faculty has to support your learning, like the online learning platform, Blackboard.
Welcome to Midwifery: Making a difference everyday
Congratulations on choosing to become a midwife, a unique profession where you will use your head, your hands and your heart. In this session we will explore the qualities of being a midwife, what it is to be a midwife and introduce you to the midwifery profession.
Preparing for your professional identity and life-long learning
Building a professional identity takes time and in today’s competitive market it can you give you the edge in job applications. Today you will be ‘hands on’ with a tool that you can use as soon as you become a midwifery student. Here you can store evidence of your many achievements throughout your university experience. Bring along a picture to upload and start building a profile today.
Everything you need to know about clinical placement: Essential information
All you need to know about the how, when and where of clinical placement, what to expect and what is expected of you to fulfil this aspect of your degree. Meet key people who will guide you through this process and hear about the role and function of Clinical Practice Unit (CPU). You will also be introduced to the online clinical placement system, MyPlacement.
Introducing sensitive issues in Midwifery
The work of midwives involves many experiences that are often sensitive. This session will begin to immerse you in to the world of women, pregnancy, labour and birth. This is an interactive session with lecturers and your peers.
Getting to know each other
Throughout the day there will be times and group activities designed for you to get to know your fellow midwifery students and your lecturers. You will also spend time listening to and asking questions of third year Bachelor of Midwifery students to get ‘tips’ for beginning your course.