Courses & Units

Policy and Leadership in Older Person Care CNA426

Launceston

Introduction

Health professionals are required to practice within an evidenced based framework. This unit will explore the integration of professional, gerontological- practice models of care for older people as they transition through acute, sub-acute, community and residential care in the context of complex  regulatory, policy and political frameworks. A number of professional gerontological practice models and leadership approaches will be proposed and examined from the perspective of the older person and the health professional through the changing approaches to service design and practice.

Summary

Unit name Policy and Leadership in Older Person Care
Unit code CNA426
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Health and Medicine
School of Nursing
Discipline Nursing
Coordinator

Jo Jones

Teaching staff

Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Launceston Semester 1 Off-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 24/2/2020 23/3/2020 13/4/2020 31/5/2020

* 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 2020 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2020 will be available from the 1st October 2020.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Field of Education
1 2020: $835.00 060311

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

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Teaching

Assessment

Environmental scan 30% (1000 words); Critical analysis of practice 30% (1500 words); Re-alignment of practice plan 40% (2000 words).

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Textbooks

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