This unit will enable you to be better prepared to care for people in the last year of their lives. You will develop skills in recognising; responding, renegotiating and reinforcing appropriate care and assessing the 'domains of distress' experienced by the person. You will also extend your knowledge and skills in communication collaboration, and decision making that is centred around the person, their family and care givers. The unit will enhance your ability to provide consultative and compassionate care and implement shared decision making.
|Unit name||The Last Year of Life: Renegotiating and Reinforcing Appropriate Care|
|Faculty/School||College of Health and Medicine
School of Nursing
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Launceston||Semester 2||Off-Campus||International||Domestic Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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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 2019.
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|1||2020: $835.00||2020: $2,615.00||060301|
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Case Study 50% (1,500 words) , Portfolio 50% (2000 words a collection of activities and reflections from practice that are related to the content of the unit, focussing on situation (good and otherwise) from practice that with new knowledge the student will be able to critically reflect and analyse.)
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
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