Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2009. Search for this in the current handbook
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:Distance education
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 2-day orientation session at commencement of course |
Total Time Commitment: 120 hours
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||Students are required to have access to a computer with e-mail application and a web browser. Technical support is not available from the University of Melbourne in setting up such a system.|
|Subject Overview:||This subject focuses on the role of the primary care nurse in the management of individuals with asthma, chronic obstructive airways disease, hypertension and ischemic heart disease. The course content includes the pathophysiology of these common conditions related to evidence based management principles and conducting health assessments. Strategies to involve patients in educational activities and the development of their management plans will be explored.|
At the completion of this subject, students should be able to:
Students must achieve a cumulative mark of at least 50% and a pass in the hurdle requirement in order to pass the subject
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
At the completion of this subject, students should be able to demonstrate:
Postgraduate Certificate in Primary Care Nursing |
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