Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2012:January, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 18 hours lectures |
Total Time Commitment:
In addition to the subject contact hours, students are expected to devote approximately 3 hours a week to this subject.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student’s participation in the University’s courses. Students who think their disability will impact on meeting this requirement are encouraged to discuss this matter with the Course Coordinator and the Disability Liaison Unit.|
CoordinatorProf Elizabeth Patterson
Melbourne School of Health Sciences
The University of Melbourne
Level 1, 200 Berkeley St
Carlton Victoria 3010 AUSTRALIA
T: +61 3 8344 9426
F: +61 3 8344 4188
This subject builds on the knowledge developed in Illness Experience & Nursing Care and Nursing and the Healthcare System 1. The subject will examine the principles of health promotion, particularly in relation to the recommendations arising from the World Health Organisation International Conferences on Health Promotion. Current Australian / Victorian health promotion strategies will be analysed and critiqued. Students will be introduced to health education within the context of health promotion. The need for patients to self-monitor and self-manage increasingly complex medical care in the home environment will be explored in relation to the educational & support needs of patients and families. Students will begin to develop the skills required to construct an appropriate education plan for a patient or their family using the best available evidence.
At the completion of this subject students should be able to:
|Prescribed Texts:||Perrin, R. (2009). Pocket guide to APA style (3rded.). Boston: Houghton Mifflin College|
|Recommended Texts:||Specific readings and web-based resources, selected by the subject coordinator will be made available to students through the Leaning Management System (LMS).|
|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:
|Links to further information:||www.nursing.unimelb.edu.au|
Master of Nursing Science |
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