Students studying this unit will gain a deeper understanding of neurological disorders from an acute neuromedical and neurosurgical perspective. Unit content will include pathophysiology of central nervous system disorders such as infective or degenerative processes, spinal disorders and other conditions affecting the neurological system.
|Unit name||Neuroscience Nursing 2|
|College/School||College of Health and Medicine
School of Nursing
|Coordinator||Ms Vicki Ibbotson|
|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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- Demonstrate and apply knowledge of the biological and epidemiological theories that underpin a range of neuro medical and neurosurgical conditions.
- Critically reflect on the key nursing interventions and nursing management of neurological patients.
- Critically analyse evidence-based literature and apply this knowledge to a range of neurological conditions.
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2||Domestic Full Fee|
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Individual Study – This unit is offered fully online via MyLO (My Learning Online). You are expected to devote around 10 hours per week to the study materials, assessment tasks and self-directed learning.
|Assessment||Quiz (20%)|Case Study (40%)|Online Discussion and Summary (40%)|
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
Hickey, J 2019 The Clinical Practice of Neurological and Neurosurgical Nursing (8th Ed.), Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, USA
|Links||Booktopia textbook finder|
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