School Of Nursing And Midwifery

Health Variations 3 - Acute Exacerbations of Chronic ConditionsWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 401210.2


Student Contribution Band: 1

Level: 2

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Joan Lynch

Assumed Knowledge
Primary health care, foundational knowledge of human biological sciences including human body systems, basic concepts in pharmacology and pathophysiology and the National Health Priorities and the relationship to nursing practice.

Equivalent Units
401015 Health Variations 3

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must be enrolled in 4691 Bachelor of Nursing, 4692 Bachelor of Nursing Graduate Entry or 4693 Bachelor of Nursing (Advanced).

Teaching Periods

PeriodOffered  Campus  Contact
2020 Spring  Yes  Campbelltown Campus - DAY  See Coordinator above   Timetable not available  
2020 Spring  Yes  Hawkesbury Campus - DAY  See Coordinator above   Timetable not available  
2020 Spring  Yes  Liverpool Campus - DAY  See Coordinator above   Timetable not available  
2020 Spring  Yes  Parramatta Campus - Victoria Road - DAY  See Coordinator above   Timetable not available  
2020 WSU Online Trimester 2  Yes  WSU Online - ONLINE  Cathy Dickson  Timetable not available  
2020 WSU Online Trimester 3  Yes  WSU Online - ONLINE  Joan Lynch  Timetable not available  

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About this Unit
This unit uses case studies based on the National Health Priority areas to further develop knowledge of pathophysiology, pharmacology and nursing implications for people across the lifespan who may experience acute exacerbations of chronic conditions. A major focus will be related to the nursing management of chronic conditions involving the cardiovascular and renal systems, and acute exacerbations of chronic conditions affecting the respiratory and musculoskeletal systems.

Special Requirements - Essential Equipment
Access to an internet enabled device is essential in order to be able to: access course materials; to participate in discussion groups; and to access additional resources provided by the lecturer during the session. See http://www.westernsydney.edu.au/currentstudents/current_students/services_and_facilities/uwsonline_student_support for further information.

4691.2Bachelor of NursingCONTINUING
4691.3Bachelor of NursingCONTINUING
4691.4Bachelor of NursingCURRENT
4692.2Bachelor of Nursing (Graduate Entry)CONTINUING
4692.3Bachelor of Nursing (Graduate Entry)CONTINUING
4692.4Bachelor of Nursing (Graduate Entry)CURRENT
4693.3Bachelor of Nursing (Advanced)CONTINUING
4693.4Bachelor of Nursing (Advanced)CONTINUING
4693.5Bachelor of Nursing (Advanced)CURRENT

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