School Of Nursing And Midwifery

Health Variations 2 Advanced - Chronic Illness and DisabilityWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 401215.2

Discipline: NURSING

Student Contribution Band: 1

Level: 2

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Kate OReilly

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
401024 Health Variations 2 (Advanced)

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must be enrolled in 4693 Bachelor of Nursing (Advanced).

Teaching Periods

PeriodOffered  Campus  Contact
2021 Spring  Yes  Campbelltown Campus - DAY  See Coordinator above   Timetable not available  
2021 Spring  Yes  Hawkesbury Campus - DAY  See Coordinator above   Timetable not available  
2021 Spring  Yes  Liverpool Campus - DAY  See Coordinator above   Timetable not available  
2021 Spring  Yes  Parramatta Campus - Victoria Road - DAY  See Coordinator above   Timetable not available  

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About this Unit
This unit encourages critical analysis to explore the concepts of chronicity, disability, habilitation and rehabilitation in relation to chronic conditions, functional and intellectual disabilities and their implications for nursing practice. National Health Priority Case Studies drawn from across the lifespan will provide a focus for exploring pathophysiology, pharmacological interventions and nursing care related to chronic conditions of the endocrine, neurological and respiratory body systems. In addition, a problem-solving nursing approach will be developed for supporting those with physical and intellectual disability.

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.

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