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This unit introduces theories underpinning the complex needs of the person requiring rehabilitation nursing. Through exploration of the literature, students will explore rehabilitation theories incorporating theories of disability, epidemiology and rehabilitation principles to guide development of the rehabilitation nurse.
|Unit name||Rehabilitation Nursing 1|
|College/School||College of Health and Medicine
School of Nursing
|Coordinator||Doctor Pathmavathy Namasivayam|
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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- Engage critically with the literature that addresses approaches to and theories about rehabilitation nursing
- Analyse contemporary literature and engage with theories of disability and chronic illness such as resilience, self-determination, function and the wellness model
- Articulate the role of the rehabilitation nurse within the interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary rehabilitation team
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2||Domestic Full Fee|
- Available as a Commonwealth Supported Place
- HECS-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility3
- FEE-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility4
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2 Information on eligibility and Approved Pathway courses can be found here
3 Please refer here for eligibility for HECS-HELP
4 Please refer here for eligibility for FEE-HELP
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|Assessment||Online Discussion and Summary. (30%)|Online Quiz (20%)|Essay (50%)|
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
Chang, E & Johnson, A 2018, Living with chronic illness and disability: Principles for nursing practice, 3rd edn, Elsevier, Sydney.
McPherson, K, Gibson, BE & Leplege, A 2015, Rethinking Rehabilitation: Theory and Practice, CRC Press, NW, Florida.
Hoeman, SP 2008, Rehabilitation Nursing: Prevention, Intervention and Outcomes, 4th edn, Mosby, St Louis, United States
|Links||Booktopia textbook finder|
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