Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Distance Education only
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Total Time Commitment: 120 hours: includes reading course materials, all activities and assessments
Registered Nurse (Division 1 in Victoria)Current CPR certificate
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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.
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website : http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
CoordinatorAssoc Prof Kelsey Hegarty
ContactBernie Cooper, firstname.lastname@example.org
This subject will focus on the theory and practical components of of adult and childhood immunisations and include:
At the completion of this subject the students should be able to
1. Discuss the principles of disease control in a population.
2. Store and administer adult and childhood vaccines in a safe manner as indicated by the Australian Immunisation Handbook.
3. Describe the health issues relevant to people travelling overseas and provide evidence based preventive measures to maintain optimum health whilst travelling.4. Meet the standards to be able to register as a Nurse Immuniser with the appropriate Nursing Regulatory Bodies.
2 case studies of 500 words each- 20% of the mark (due mid semester)
A resource folio of 2,000 words- 50% of the mark (due end semester)
Written assignment of 1000 words- 30% of the mark (due end semester)
Students must achieve a cumulative mark of at least 50% in order to pass the subject.
|Prescribed Texts:||The Australian Immunisation Handbook 9th Edition|
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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At the completion of this subject, students should be able to demonstrate:
An ability to plan strategies for improving the management of information in the workplaceAn ability to work with colleagues to develop best practice in the delivery of programs
Postgraduate Certificate in Primary Care Nursing |
Postgraduate Diploma in Primary Care Nursing
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