92471 Introduction to Specialty Practice: Care of the Older Person6cp; Forms of attendance in this subject have changed to enable social distancing and reduce the risks of spreading COVID-19 in our community. Consequently, the Subject Outline information for this subject has changed. Details of the changes are published in an addendum to the Subject Outline which is available on UTSOnline.
Requisite(s): (((90 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C10122 Bachelor of Nursing OR 90 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C10123 Bachelor of Nursing Bachelor of Arts International Studies OR 90 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C10351 Bachelor of Nursing Bachelor of Creative Intelligence and Innovation) AND (92437 Nursing Care of the Older Person OR 92315 Nursing Care of the Older Person OR 92464 Nursing Care of the Older Person)) OR 90 credit points of completed study in spk(s): STM90553 144cp Enrolled Nurse BN )
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.
Spring session, City campus
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