This unit uses group work and late enrolment may affect your ability to participate actively. You need to be employed in an appropriate clinical setting.
This unit is designed to be experiential and practice focused. It will focus on the complex health care needs of patients requiring specialized rehabilitation interventions in the community and acute care setting. The practice skills required to address complex nursing situations including person centred care, case management and team leadership will be covered in this unit. Students will have the opportunity to tailor their studies through contracted learning.
|Unit name||Rehabilitation Nursing 2|
|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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- Apply assessment and problem-solving skills related to practice focused case studies of people with complex rehabilitation needs
- Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of evidence-based literature and how this can influence the development of rehabilitation practice
- Demonstrate understanding of specialist practice skills associated with the complex nature of specialised rehabilitation interventions in a range of settings
|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
1 Please refer here more information on student contribution amounts.
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
Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.
|Assessment||Essay (40%)|Online Discussion & Summary (20%)|Case Study (40%)|
|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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