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;
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.
|Unit name||Strengths Based Nursing & Healthcare|
|Faculty/School||Faculty of Health
School of Health Science
|Discipline||School for Health Sciences|
|Available as student elective?||No|
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|Band||Field of Education|
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Case Study; Reflection and current practice (30%), Case based learning activities (30%) Application of SBN principles (40%)
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