NS4340 - Nursing for Chronic Illness and Palliative Care
|Student Contribution Band:
||School of Nursing, Midwifery & Nutrition (pre 2015)
This subject will examine the complexity of chronic illness, disability, rehabilitation
and palliative care. It will focus on the development of a holistic approach to nursing
care to assist the novice nurse to provide safe and compassionate care to those who
endure chronic illness and/or disability, and require rehabilitation or palliative
care. this subject is offered to the Bachelor of Nursing/Bachelor of Midwifery students
in their final year of study and includes an 80 hour clinical nursing placement to
ensure students have recent nursing practice prior to graduation.
- Discuss nursing strategies used in the management of individuals experiencing a range
of chronic health problems and those with terminal illness;
- Apply rehabilitation principles to prevent complications; maintain and restore function
for those individuals experiencing chronic health conditions and disabilities;
- Integrate knowledge of the psychopathological and pathophysiological changes occurring
in individuals living with a range of chronic health conditions and/or terminal illness;
- Describe and apply supportive responses to individuals and families experiencing chronic
health conditions and those living with terminal illness through the provision of
increasingly complex therapeutic nursing management;
- Appropriately assess the client with a chronic illness or disability Recognise the
need for a seamless transition of care between settings.
||(NS2213 OR NS2214) AND P2231
Study Period 2
|Census Date 28-Aug-2014
||Ms Karen Sadler
||Dr Ylona Chun Tie, Dr Kristin Wicking, <Person not found>, <Person not found>.
|Method of Delivery:
||WWW - LearnJCU
||end of semester exam (60%); assignments (40%).
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