Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015:Year Long, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Students are required to conduct assessments in the workplace or clinics (10 hours) |
Total Time Commitment:
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Students undertaking this subject via the Community Access Program (CAP) must provide all the following supporting documents when applying:
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
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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
A/Prof Kelsey Hegarty
Phone: 03 8344 4992
Phone: 03 9035 3821
This subject focuses on the role of the primary care nurse in the management of individuals with diabetes, 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. The principles of care will be explored with a focus on the scope of practice of the nurse providing clinical care, psychosocial support and education within a multidisciplinary framework.
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.
In order to pass this hurdle requirement, students must demonstrate that they have analysed the data, compared the results to the recommended clinical targets and evaluated the barriers/enablers that may account for discrepancies.
Students must achieve a cumulative mark of at least 50% and a pass in the hurdle requirements in order to pass the subject.
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All reading materials and workbooks provided to distance students.
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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
Graduate Certificate in Primary Care Nursing |
Graduate Diploma in Primary Care Nursing
Postgraduate Certificate in Primary Care Nursing
Postgraduate Diploma in Primary Care Nursing
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