Courses & Units

Violence and Health CNA729

Launceston

Note:

Applicants need to have completed an undergraduate degree.

Introduction

The purpose of this unit is to provide you with an introduction to the issue of violence in society and how it can relate to you in your healthcare agency. Violence will be examined within international, national and local contexts, exploring the social and cultural components which are inextricably linked to the development of violent behaviour. This unit will help you to clarify your own response to violence and to develop your understanding of violence prevention in healthcare. The unit is based on guided learning modules and essential and recommended readings and web-based resources.

Summary

Unit name Violence and Health
Unit code CNA729
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
Launceston Spring school (extended) 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
Spring school (extended) 31/10/2015 23/11/2015 22/12/2015 13/2/2016

* 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.

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Fully Online

Assessment

Written work (2000 words) 50%, Online Activities (2000 words equivalence) 50%

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Textbooks

Required

Information about any textbook requirements will be available from mid November.

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