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Unit description

Develops students’ abilities in using partnership techniques to work with individuals, groups, families and vulnerable populations to address healthcare and social inequalities to build healthy communities, promote and improve wellbeing. Students will consider the ways in which nurses can act as global citizens in their contribution to sustainable health care systems through the principles of impactful partnership. A three-week (120hrs) placement experience will be completed as part of this unit.

Unit content

  1. Partnership models of care and the principles of impactful partnerships
  2. Introduction to Primary Health Care
  3. Risk assessment and screening of vulnerable populations
  4. Health Promotion/Education
  5. Nursing in rural and remote Australia
  6. Global, environmental, climate change, pandemic crises, epidemiology

Learning outcomes

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.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
1describe partnership models of care for nursing with particular reference to working with vulnerable populations
2appraise the impact primary health care principles have on health outcomes locally, nationally, and internationally
3develop communication and cultural safety skills that contribute to impactful partnerships, particularly with vulnerable populations and those living in areas of rural and remote Australia
4explore global health through digital modes of nursing practice

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. describe partnership models of care for nursing with particular reference to working with vulnerable populations
  2. appraise the impact primary health care principles have on health outcomes locally, nationally, and internationally
  3. develop communication and cultural safety skills that contribute to impactful partnerships, particularly with vulnerable populations and those living in areas of rural and remote Australia
  4. explore global health through digital modes of nursing practice

Teaching and assessment

Notice

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Fee information

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