For this task, you need to present a five-minute oral presentation to your peers in your
timetabled workshop class. Your presentation must be at least 4.5 minutes and must not
exceed 5.5 minutes duration.
You need to choose a field of nursing that you may be interested in working in when you
graduate e.g. intensive care, paediatrics, mental health, coronary care, nurse in a medical or
surgical area, operating theatre, aged care etc.
You might like to prepare by:
• talking to someone you know who is working in a nursing role and/or
• listening to the range of interviews on the Learning@Griffith 1806NRS course site
In your presentation you must:
Identify the specific tasks and responsibilities that the nurse undertakes in their role.
Describe the importance of effective interpersonal and/or intercultural communication
within their role.
Reflect on what you have read about the role. What
Oral Presentation Guidelines:
Ensure that you prepare for your oral presentation.
Please note that the average person speaks at 120-150 words per minute so you will need
to prepare 600 – 700 words for this task.
We recommend that you practice your presentation to ensure you can present it within the
time specifications (aim for a five-minute presentation).
You are able to use:
Prompt cards (with brief notes)
A visual aid (an item which you use to introduce or support your presentation)
You are not able to:
Use a PowerPoint presentation
Read verbatim from written notes
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