Courses & Units

Strengths Based Nursing & Healthcare CNA343

Hobart, Launceston, Rozelle - Sydney, Darlinghurst - Sydney

Introduction

Strengths-based nursing and health care is an approach that guides health delivery for persons and families and is at the forefront of international health care reforms and nursing developments. This approach aims to optimise functioning and wellbeing, promote health and create conditions for healing across the life span. This approach works with the person and the family's strengths and resources in collaboration with the individual, the family and the health care team. This unit will explore four major principles of strengths-based nursing and health care:

1.         Person/family centred care;
2.         Empowerment;
3.         Health promotion and healing; and,
4.         Collaborative partnership.

In this unit a case study approach is used to support the development and application of strengths based nursing knowledge and skills in various contexts of nursing and health care. Students will have the opportunity to develop further their Professional Portfolio in this unit.

Summary

Unit name Strengths Based Nursing & Healthcare
Unit code CNA343
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Health and Medicine
School of Health Sciences
Discipline Health Sciences
Teaching staff

Lindsay Smith

Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic
Launceston Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic
Rozelle - Sydney Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic
Darlinghurst - Sydney Semester 2 On-Campus International 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
Semester 2 15/7/2019 9/8/2019 2/9/2019 20/10/2019

* 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 Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2019: $820.00 2019: $2,527.00 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

Online learning with two full day workshops

Assessment

Case Study; Reflection and current practice (30%), Case based learning activities (30%) Application of SBN principles (40%)

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Textbooks

Required

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Recommended

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