School Of Nursing And Midwifery

Public Health Management of Tuberculosis (TB)Western Sydney University Unit Code: 401378.1


Student Contribution Band: 1

Level: 7

Credit Points: 10

About this Unit
This unit examines the ways in which Tuberculosis (TB) is managed from a public health perspective. Students will be introduced to the essential components of a TB Program, particularly focusing on preventing transmission of TB and promoting the health of individuals and communities affected by TB. Learning materials in the unit will be provided to enable students to undertake a Tuberculosis contact investigation, including risk assessment of transmission and management of contacts. Case studies will be utilised to facilitate students’ development of effective patient and community education programs.

4722.2Master of NursingCONTINUING
4722.3Master of NursingCURRENT
4723.2Graduate Diploma in NursingCONTINUING
4723.3Graduate Diploma in NursingCURRENT


A4062.1Master of Nursing (Tuberculosis Management) - 1.5 year pathwayCURRENT
A4063.1Master of Nursing (Tuberculosis Management) - 1 year pathwayCURRENT
A4064.1Graduate Diploma in Nursing (Tuberculosis Management) - 80 cp 1 year pathwayCURRENT
A4065.1Graduate Diploma in Nursing (Tuberculosis Management) - 60 cp 1 year pathwayCURRENT

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