Ageing and Health
In this course students will explore the global and national demographic, health and socioeconomic characteristics of older people, including those from culturally and linguistically diverse groups. Within this contextual knowledge the students will analyse and apply current perceptions, attitudes, evidence, theories, and models of care that impact on ageing and health.
|Faculty||Faculty of Health and Medicine|
|School||School of Nursing and Midwifery|
Trimester 3 - 2016
Trimester 2 - 2017 (WebLearn GradSchool)
On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
|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.
Online 3 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Self-Directed 7 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
|Timetable||2016 Course Timetables for NURS6250|