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The Last Year of Life: Renegotiating and Reinforcing Appropriate Care CNA409


This unit will enable you to be better prepared to care for people in the last year of their lives. You will develop skills in recognising; responding, renegotiating and reinforcing appropriate care and assessing the 'domains of distress' experienced by the person. You will also extend your knowledge and skills in communication collaboration, and decision making that is centred around the person, their family and care givers. The unit will enhance your ability to provide consultative and compassionate care and implement shared decision making.


Unit name The Last Year of Life: Renegotiating and Reinforcing Appropriate Care
Unit code CNA409
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Faculty of Health
School of Health Science
Discipline School for Health Sciences

Juliet Sondermeyer

Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No


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Band Field of Education
1 060301

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Teaching Pattern

On- Line


Case Study 50% (1,500 words) , Portfolio 50% (2000 words a collection of activities and reflections from practice that are related to the content of the unit, focussing on situation (good and otherwise) from practice that with new knowledge the student will be able to critically reflect and analyse.)

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