Health Care and the Older Person
In this course students will explore topics relevant to the health care of the older person- including professional, practice, social, political, economic, cultural, ethico-legal and spiritual in order to understand the current concerns and opportunities for development of health policy and care. With this contextual knowledge the students will develop innovative discipline specific strategies that address present and future health care concerns of older people.
|Faculty||Faculty of Health and Medicine|
|School||School of Nursing and Midwifery|
Trimester 2 - 2016
On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
In relation to older people:
|Assumed Knowledge||The assumed knowledge in this course requires an understanding of the following issues related to health care practice: Foundations of health and health breakdown theory; legal and ethical issues; fundamentals of research; human bioscience; psychology, and sociology. Students will also be expected to have a high standard of: academic reading and writing ability; ability to access and evaluate information from a variety of sources; skills in critical analysis, critical judgement, synthesis and evaluation; and the ability to reflect on their practice in their discipline.|
* This assessment has a compulsory requirement.
|Timetable||2016 Course Timetables for NURS6190|