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92339 Introduction to Specialty Practice: Aged Care Nursing

6cp; 6hpw x 4wks (workshops), 80hrs (clinical)
Requisite(s): (92322 Medical Surgical Nursing AND 92014 Role Transition and Professional Identity) OR (92322 Medical Surgical Nursing AND 92014 Role Transition and Professional Identity) OR (92314 Assessment and Therapeutics in Health Care 2 AND 92315 Nursing Care of the Older Person)
There are course requisites for this subject. See access conditions.

Undergraduate

Description

Caring for an older person is a complex and yet fulfilling area of clinical expertise. The imminent rapidly ageing population brings a plethora of challenges and demands which this subject aims to further explore. Aged care nursing is designed to promote specialty practice for students in caring for the complex needs of older persons in the community and acute care settings. The framework of the subject is to develop complex skill profiles for supporting the needs of a deteriorating older person. Based on strong theoretical foundations, students have the opportunity to participate in a variety of simulation activities.

Typical availability

Spring session, City campus


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