Symptom Management in Clinical Practice
This course examines the role of advanced practice nurses in supporting people and their families in the management of symptoms. Students will explore theoretical perspectives related to symptoms and their management; the patient and family experience of symptoms; the evidence base for nursing responses to the management of symptoms; and the contribution nursing makes to the interprofessional management of chronic and/or complex conditions.
|Faculty||Faculty of Health and Medicine|
|School||School of Nursing and Midwifery|
Trimester 1 - 2015
On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
|Assumed Knowledge||Foundational nursing knowledge: nursing theory, legal and ethical issues, fundamentals of research, human bioscience, psychology, sociology related to practice. Principles of investigative approaches in nursing, concepts and theories relevant to practice, contemporary nursing issues. Academic reading and writing skills, ability to access and evaluate information from a variety of sources, skills in critical analysis, critical judgement, synthesis and evaluation.|
|Timetable||2015 Course Timetables for NURS6450|