Courses & Units

Chronic & Complex Health Management CNA551


This unit is not available in 2016.


This unit consists of two modules. Module One explores the burden of disease. Students will explore an evidence-based, multidisciplinary, person-centred approach to care planning. Through this approach students will develop multiple care plans addressing the continuum of care from primary prevention to the acute exacerbation of chronic disease. In Module Two students will develop health promotion frameworks to address the complex interplay of factors leading to improved rural/remote health outcomes.


Unit name Chronic & Complex Health Management
Unit code CNA551
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Faculty of Health
School of Health Science
Discipline School for Health Sciences
Teaching staff

School of Health Sciences

Level Postgraduate
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No


This unit is currently unavailable.


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Unit census dates currently displaying for 2017 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2017 will be available from the 1st October 2016.

About Census Dates



Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2017: $793.00 2017: $2,360.00 060399

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

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Mutual Exclusions

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

  • CNA542


Teaching Pattern



Care plans (20%), case study (30%); health promotion activity (50%)

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