Courses & Units

Rural & Remote Nursing Practice 1 CNA539

Launceston

Introduction

This unit consists of three modules. Module One explores the context and scope of rural/remote nursing practice and the relevant legislation that supports this area of nursing practice. The unit also provides students with the opportunity to apply concepts of primary health care, health promotion and determinants of health to particular situations. Module Two focuses on Indigenous health issues and concepts of cultural safety. Module Three examines a range of technological and other communication strategies designed to overcome issues pertaining to 'remoteness' while considering management of the future changes likely to occur in rural and remote practice.

Summary

Unit name Rural & Remote Nursing Practice 1
Unit code CNA539
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Faculty of Health
School of Health Science
Discipline Health Sciences B
Teaching staff

School of Health Sciences

Level Postgraduate

Availability

Location Semester Attendance options Available to
Launceston Semester 2 Off-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students

Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 13/7/2015 10/8/2015 31/8/2015 16/10/2015

* 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 2015 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2015 will be available from the 1st October 2014.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2015: $769.00 2015: $2,247.00 060399

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.

Requisites

Co-requisites

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

  • CNA552

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Fully online

Assessment

Online discussion (45%); health promotion activity (55%)

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Textbooks

RequiredNone
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