Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015:Year Long, Parkville - Taught online/distance.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 240 hours (no face to face contact) |
Total Time Commitment:
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
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 programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorProf Kelsey Hegarty
This subject focuses on advanced nursing practice in primary care. The principles of safety and quality improvement will underpin all topics covered. This involves areas such as leadership in a multidisciplinary environment, risk management, initiating systems change, implementing evidence based practice and research to improve health outcomes, new models of comprehensive complex team care e.g. nurse-led clinics. Content will include improving practice systems, accreditation, infection control and effective triage.
At the completion of the subject students should be able to:
*In order to pass this hurdle requirement, students must demonstrate that they have read and understood the materials related to the tasks and can apply the principles and evidence based guidelines to the context in which they work.
Students must achieve a cumulative mark of at least 50% and a pass in the hurdle requirement in order to pass the subject.
All reading materials and workbooks provided to distance students.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On completion of the subject students should be able to demonstrate
Students undertaking this subject via the Community Access Program (CAP) must provide all the following supporting documents when applying.
Graduate Diploma in Primary Care Nursing |
Postgraduate Diploma in Primary Care Nursing
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