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92460 Complex Nursing Care: Caring for the Older Person

6cp; 1hpw (online and face-to-face lecture), 2hpw (tutorial)

Undergraduate

Description

In this subject students explore the foundation principles and practice of person-centred nursing care of the older person in a variety of health care contexts. Students have the opportunity to explore the normal ageing process and the diseases and dysfunctions that can occur in older age. The provision of quality care to the older person with multiple physical, social and psychological co-morbidities is emphasised. Students gain skills in undertaking comprehensive physical and psychological health assessments of older persons and interprofessional approaches to care. Through the provision of interactive online modules, collaborative tutorials and lectures provided by industry experts, this subject encourages students to engage with this important area of healthcare.

Typical availability

Spring session, City campus


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