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NUR1200 Concepts in Patient Care

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Sciences
School or Department : Nursing and Midwifery
Version produced : 19 April 2014

Requisites

Pre-requisite: Students must be enrolled in the following Program: BNUR

Other requisites

Only Students in Plan 16768 (External Education) can enrol in the External offer of this course.

Synopsis

This course examines the Registered Nurse's role in providing holistic care to patients/clients who are experiencing physical or psychological alterations due to illness. Patient assessment and proposed interventions within the scope of practice of the registered nurse will be emphasised. Concepts addressed will serve as a baseline framework for addressing specific disorders and diseases in varying contexts in future courses. Students will explore evidence for practice which incorporates empirical evidence, additional 'ways of knowing' and established models of care. Student will utilise techniques of inquiry such as concept mapping to facilitate their ability to synthesise information and critically appraise physical and psychosocial variations in patient/client presentation. Students will develop skills to enable active participation in a beginning level of clinical practice.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2013 External
Semester 2, 2013 On-campus Fraser Coast
Semester 2, 2013 On-campus Toowoomba