92460 Nursing Care of the Older Person6cp; 1hpw (face-to-face or online lecture), 3hpw (laboratory or online laboratory preparation), 1hpw (online learning module)
Requisite(s): (92455 Family and Children's Nursing AND 92454 Medical Surgical Nursing) OR ((92439 Family and Children's Nursing OR 92438 Medical Surgical Nursing))
There are course requisites for this subject. See access conditions.
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.
Spring session, City campus
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