MANAGING CHRONIC CONDITIONS

NSG3MCC

2014

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students will explore a range of chronic health conditions as a major contributor to morbidity and mortality in Australia and the multidimensional approach required in managing such conditions. Students will: (i) examine models of collaborative care in the management of chronic illness and disability, and (ii) reflect on the role of nurses in partnership with individuals, their family and carers in the planning and delivery of care that can assist to empower an individual to manage their own health.

FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorStephane Bouchoucha

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must have passed a minimum of 15 credit points of 2nd year Nursing subject (NSG)

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsManaging long-term conditions and chronic illness in primary care - a guide to good practicePrescribedCarrier, J 2009ROUTLEDGE, MELBOURNE. ALSO AVAILABLE IN E-COPY.
ReadingsChronic illness and disability: principles for nursing practiceRecommendedChang, E & Johnson, A 2008ELSEVIER, SYDNEY.

Subject options

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Albury-Wodonga, 2014, Semester 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorStephane Bouchoucha

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
Ten 1.0 hours workshop per study period on any day including weekend from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.
"Students complete 10 hours of online workshop activity"

Tutorial Week: 31 - 43
Three 1.0 hours tutorial per study period on any day including weekend from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.
"3 hours of tutorials"

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
Ten 1.0 hours lecture per study period on any day including weekend from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.
"10 hours of lectures"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Online group discussions conducted over 8 weeks (equiv to 1,500 words)40
one individual project proposal and literature review (2,000 words) or equivalent50
one online quiz (equiv to 500 words) or equivalent10

Bendigo, 2014, Semester 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJean Booth

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
Ten 1.0 hours lecture per study period on any day including weekend from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.
"10 hours of lectures"

Tutorial Week: 31 - 43
Three 1.0 hours tutorial per study period on any day including weekend from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.
"3 hours of tutorials"

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
Ten 1.0 hours workshop per study period on any day including weekend from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.
"Students complete 10 hours of online workshop activity"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Online group discussions conducted over 8 weeks (equiv to 1,500 words)40
one individual project proposal and literature review (2,000 words) or equivalent50
one online quiz (equiv to 500 words) or equivalent10

Melbourne, 2014, Semester 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorStephane Bouchoucha

Class requirements

Lecture
Ten 1.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via online.
"Students complete ten hours of lectures."

Problem Based Learning
Ten 1.0 hours problem based learning per study period and delivered via online.
"Students complete 10 hours of online workshop activity."

Tutorial
Three 1.0 hours tutorial per study period and delivered via online.
"Students complete three hours of tutorials."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Online group discussions conducted over 8 weeks (equiv to 1,500 words)40
one individual project proposal and literature review (2,000 words) or equivalent50
one online quiz (equiv to 500 words) or equivalent10

Mildura, 2014, Semester 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorTara Williams

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
Ten 1.0 hours lecture per study period on any day including weekend from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.
"10 hours of lectures"

Tutorial Week: 31 - 43
Three 1.0 hours tutorial per study period on any day including weekend from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.
"3 hours of tutorials"

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
Ten 1.0 hours workshop per study period on any day including weekend from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.
"Student complete 10 hours of online workshop activity"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Online group discussions conducted over 8 weeks (equiv to 1,500 words)40
one individual project proposal and literature review (2,000 words) or equivalent50
one online quiz (equiv to 500 words) or equivalent10

Shepparton, 2014, Semester 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBeverley Guest-Smith

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
Ten 1.0 hours workshop per study period on any day including weekend from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.
"Students complete 10 hours of online workshop activity"

Tutorial Week: 31 - 43
Three 1.0 hours tutorial per study period on any day including weekend from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.
"3 hours of tutorials"

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
Ten 1.0 hours lecture per study period on any day including weekend from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.
"10 hours of lectures"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Online group discussions conducted over 8 weeks (equiv to 1,500 words)40
one individual project proposal and literature review (2,000 words) or equivalent50
one online quiz (equiv to 500 words) or equivalent10

Singapore, 2014, Week 25-34, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorStephane Bouchoucha

Class requirements

Block Mode Week: 25 - 34
One 3.0 days block mode per study period from week 25 to week 34 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Six 3-4 hour or three 6-8 hour lecture/tutorials"

Lecture Week: 25 - 34
Nine 3.0 hours lecture per study period from week 25 to week 34 and delivered via blended.
"self-directed learning activities supported by a learning package equivalent to three hours of classroom contact per week"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Online group discussions conducted over 8 weeks (equiv to 1,500 words)40
one individual project proposal and literature review (2,000 words) or equivalent50
one online quiz (equiv to 500 words) or equivalent10