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NS1220 - Primary Health Care

Credit points: 3
Year: 2014
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: School of Nursing, Midwifery & Nutrition (pre 2015)

Welcome to NS1220 Primary Health Care: This is a dynamic and rewarding area of health and one that will shape your understanding of the health care industry and assist you to understand why health services are delivered in the way they are. You will come to appreciate the challenges facing nurses when caring for diverse population groups, when caring for people in varying health care settings and when caring for people with complex health, social and environmental situations.

Learning Outcomes

  • Describe the principles of Primary Health Care and some of the key events in the history of public health;
  • Describe the conceptual perspectives of Primary Health Care and apply them to a range of population groups, health issues and environments;
  • Define health promotion and the key elements of the Ottawa Charter including the application of strategies suitable for selected health issues;
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the impact of culture, diversity and difference upon the nurse- client relationship appreciating approaches to ensuring cultural safety;
  • Critically appraise the potential of Primary Health Care approaches in health care developments of the future.

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 28-Aug-2014
Coordinator: Miss Vanessa Sparke
Lecturers: Dr Ylona Chun Tie, <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 10 hours lectures
  • 20 hours tutorials
Assessment: end of semester exam (40%); presentations (40%); assignments (20%).

External, Study Period 2
Census Date 28-Aug-2014
Coordinator: Miss Vanessa Sparke
Lecturers: Dr Ylona Chun Tie, <Person not found>.
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); assignments (50%).

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 28-Aug-2014
Coordinator: Miss Vanessa Sparke
Lecturers: Dr Ylona Chun Tie, <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 10 hours lectures
  • 20 hours tutorials
Assessment: end of semester exam (40%); presentations (40%); assignments (20%).

Mackay, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 28-Aug-2014
Coordinator: Miss Vanessa Sparke
Lecturers: Dr Ylona Chun Tie, <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 10 hours lectures
  • 20 hours tutorials
Assessment: end of semester exam (40%); presentations (40%); assignments (20%).

Mount Isa, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 28-Aug-2014
Coordinator: Miss Vanessa Sparke
Lecturers: Dr Ylona Chun Tie, <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 20 hours tutorials
  • 10 hours
Assessment: end of semester exam (40%); presentations (40%); assignments (20%).

Thursday Isl, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 28-Aug-2014
Coordinator: Miss Vanessa Sparke
Lecturers: Dr Ylona Chun Tie, <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 20 hours tutorials
  • 10 hours
Assessment: end of semester exam (40%); presentations (40%); assignments (20%).

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.