Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Students are required to attend workshop (4 hours) and conduct assessments in workplace or clinic (20 hours) |
Total Time Commitment:
|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.
For the purposes of considering requests 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 Overview, Objectives, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
CoordinatorAssoc Prof Lena Sanci
This subject will provide a theoretical framework for understanding young people’s development and their health needs, health risk screening and assessment and brief intervention strategies for mild health risk behaviour. The linkage role of the practice nurse will also be covered including multidisciplinary care of high-risk youth with other local youth agencies. Medico-legal aspects of care with younger adolescents and helping the general practice be youth friendly will also be covered along with strategies for communicating with parents and adolescents.
All subject materials and readings are delivered online.
At the completion of this subject students should be able to:
In order to pass this hurdle requirement, students must demonstrate that they have read and understood the materials realted 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 both the clinical hurdle requirements in order to pass the subject.
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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:
Students undertaking this subject via the Community Access Program (CAP) must provide all the following supporting documents when applying:
All enrolled students are required to provide the following documents for sighting at the student centre. Students are not permitted to undertake clinical placements without the provision of these documents:
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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