Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught online/distance.
Semester 2, Parkville - Taught online/distance.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: No contact hours - subject is delivered online |
Total Time Commitment:
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
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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.
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
CoordinatorAssoc Prof John Furler
Ms Weilun Nien
This subject focuses on the role of the primary care nurse in providing patient centred care to individuals with diabetes, asthma, chronic obstructive airways disease, hypertension and heart failure. The course content includes the pathophysiology of these common conditions and the common pharmacological agents used in treatment. The Primary Care system in Australia is explained and the systems and evidence based management principles explored with a focus on working 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 principals 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.
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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
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