This unit examines physiological health and psycho-social management of neurological dysfunction as related to nursing the patient with chronic and acute conditions. Students will examine acute and chronic pain and through contracted learning, explore a self-nominated facet of neuroscience nursing care.
|Unit name||Neuroscience Nursing 3|
|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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- Critically analyse evidence based nursing practices as related to complex neurological patient care.
- Demonstrate the ability to advance professional knowledge and skills through independent self-directed learning.
- Critically reflect on the key nursing interventions and nursing management of neurological patients.
- Develop and implement a learning portfolio that demonstrates understanding of the principles of negotiated and independent learning.
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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||Quizzes (20%)|Learning Portfolio (40%)|Literature Review (40%)|
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
Hickey, J 2019 The Clinical Practice of Neurological and Neurosurgical Nursing (8th Edn), Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, USA
|Links||Booktopia textbook finder|
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