NS3340 - Nursing for Chronic Illness and Palliative Care
|Student Contribution Band:
||College of Healthcare Sciences
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
- integrate knowledge of the pathophysiological and psychopathological changes occurring
with individuals living with a range of chronic health conditions and/or terminal
- appropriately assess the client with a chronic illness or disability;
- 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;
- 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;
- recognise the need for a seamless transition of care between settings.
||(NS2214 OR NS2218) AND PP2231 AND PP2131 AND NS2022 AND (NS2215 OR NS2216 OR NS2217
OR (NS2003 AND NS2004)) AND NS2015 AND HS2101 AND NS2112
Study Period 2
|Census Date 29-Aug-2019
||Dr Kristin Wicking
||Dr Kristin Wicking, Dr Susan Edwards.
|Method of Delivery:
||WWW - LearnJCU
||end of semester exam (40%); assignments (60%); online discussion board/wiki (pass/fail) (%).
|Special Assessment Requirements:
||Examinations may be scheduled outside regular university examination period refer
to Clinical Ladder.
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