Builds upon knowledge and skills relevant to a wide range of primary care cases, and demonstrate competence in laboratory sessions prior to professional experience placement. First in a series of four units.
- Models of health education & promoting health literacy
- Principles of client learning
- Principles of disease & models of disease prevention
- Models of injury prevention & harm reduction
- Primary health care & models of health promotion
- Community needs assessment & capacity building
- Health maintenance for older people
- Health maintenance for those suffering a mental illness
- Health maintenance for Indigenous Australians
- Interventions in the home
- Writing a health promotion proposal
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||Describe and discuss the principles of health education, health promotion, and primary health care||Communication and social skills||Cultural competence|
|2||Demonstrate principles and strategies to conduct an integrated and comprehensive assessment of the client at home and in the community.||Knowledge of a discipline||Communication and social skills||Cultural competence|
|3||Design a health intervention program that uses evidence-based practices to guide health promotion to vulnerable populations||Cultural competence|
|4||Demonstrate problem solving, hazard and risk assessment and decision making skills that respond to clinical challenges in a community environment||Knowledge of a discipline||Communication and social skills||Cultural competence|
|5||Demonstrate interpersonal skills, skills in multidisciplinary team work and competence in cultural safety.||Knowledge of a discipline||Communication and social skills|
|6||Compile practice exemplars and professional portfolio record according to ANMC Competency Standards||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning||Communication and social skills|
- Kralik, D & van Loon, A, 2011, Community Nursing in Australia, 2nd edn, Wiley & Sons, Milton. ISBN: 9781742168067.
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2015 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1
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