Health professionals are required to practice within an evidenced based framework. This unit will explore the integration of professional, gerontological- practice models of care for older people as they transition through acute, sub-acute, community and residential care in the context of complex regulatory, policy and political frameworks. A number of professional gerontological practice models and leadership approaches will be proposed and examined from the perspective of the older person and the health professional through the changing approaches to service design and practice.
|Unit name||Policy and Leadership in Older Person Care|
|Faculty/School||College of Health and Medicine
School of Nursing
|Available as student elective?||No|
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- International students
- Domestic students
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Environmental scan 30% (1000 words); Critical analysis of practice 30% (1500 words); Re-alignment of practice plan 40% (2000 words).
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