Courses & Units

Primary Health Care 1 CNA554

Launceston

Introduction

This Unit aims to develop the student’s advanced knowledge, skills and analysis of primary health care (PHC). Students will develop knowledge and skills in critical thinking and in the application of PHC research to practice, with a focus on addressing health inequities. The epidemiological base for population health will be utilised to assist primary health care nurses to collaborate effectively with their clients and communities. Students will explore a range of factors necessary for advancing health and wellbeing in the primary health care space including: community profiles, health statistics, the social correlates of health, health literacy and health policy.

Summary

Unit name Primary Health Care 1
Unit code CNA554
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Health and Medicine
School of Nursing
Discipline Nursing
Coordinator

Pauline Marsh

Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Launceston Semester 1 Off-Campus Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 25/2/2019 22/3/2019 15/4/2019 2/6/2019

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2019 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2019 will be available from the 1st October 2018.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Field of Education
1 2019: $820.00 060301

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

This unit is fully online.

Assessment

Assessment Task 1: Quizzes 15%,

Assessment Task 2: Client and Community Profile (40%), 2,000 words (excluding tables and graphs)

Assessment Task 3: Critical Review Essay (45%), 2,500 words.

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Textbooks

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