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:
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|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
CoordinatorMrs Tracy Murphy
This subject focuses on advanced nursing practice in primary care. The principles of professional practice will underpin all topics covered. The subject considers areas such as leadership in a multidisciplinary environment, initiating systems change, implementing evidence based practice and research to improve health outcomes and new models of comprehensive complex team care e.g. nurse-led clinics. Nurses will be assisted to develop a professional portfolio based on competency standards which can be used to satisfy the regulatory authorities continuing professional development requirements or to develop and substantiate advanced nurse practice when working towards Nurse Practitioner Endorsement.
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
Nursing and Midwifery Portfolios, 2nd edition. Kate Andre and Marie Heartfield, Churchill Livingstone Australia
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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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