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NS4320 - Community Approaches to Care

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

This subject covers the theoretical foundations of working with the community, such as applied primary health care, epidemiology, and health care systems. It guides students through the process of community assessment and program planning and evaluation. It also applies the principles of health promotion to a number of vulnerable populations.

Learning Outcomes

  • describe contemporary quality and safety processes for community nursing and care;
  • apply demographic and epidemiological principles to community health;
  • define cultural competence in the context of community nursing and care;
  • outline the link between the primary health care movement and contemporary community health;
  • transfer theoretical concepts in community health to various vulnerable populations and across the lifespan.
Prerequisites: NS3004


External, Study Period 1
Census Date 27-Mar-2014
Coordinator: <Person not found>
Workload expectations:
  • 80 hours professional experience
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); (50%).

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.