PRACTICAL UNDERSTANDING OF SOCIAL DETERMINANTS OF HEALTH

PHE1SDV

2015

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject aims to develop the skills and knowledge required to perform nursing interventions to support the health care needs of the older person and describes the skills and knowledge required to contribute to the nursing care and management of consumers with mental illness. Taught in conjunction with other vocational nursing competencies.

SchoolSchool of Nursing & Midwifery

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorLes Fitzgerald

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be enrolled in the Bachelor of Healthcare (Nursing Foundation) HBNDC.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Must be enrolled in the Bachelor of Healthcare (Nursing Foundation) HBNDC. Must be co-enrolled in vocational competency HLTEN510B and HLTEN515B.

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Respond to the special health requirements of the older adult. Develop care plans for the older person. Evaluate outcomes of planned nursing care. Practice within the aged care environment. Address contemporary issues in aged care practice. Understand the progressive and variable nature of dementia. Develop strategies to minimize impact of challenging behaviours.

Activities:
Case Scenario; oral presentation; essay; clinical placement
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Creative Problem-solving)

02. Address requirements of the state/territory Mental Health Act. Respond appropriately to signs of mental illness. Contribute to planning care for consumers with mental health issues. Contribute to the care of a consumer with a mental health disorder. Assist evaluation of outcomes of planned nursing actions. Provide and maintain a safe working environment.

Activities:
Case Scenario; oral presentation; essay; clinical placement
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Creative Problem-solving)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Shepparton, 2015, Week 14-26, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLes Fitzgerald

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 14 - 26
Seventy eight 1.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 14 to week 26 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Recognition of 135 contact hours taught in vocational competency manner."

Placement - Off Site Week: 14 - 26
Forty nine 1.0 hours placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 14 to week 26 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Recognition of 135 contact hours taught in vocational competency manner."

Practical Week: 14 - 26
Eight 1.0 hours practical per study period on weekdays during the day from week 14 to week 26 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Recognition of 135 contact hours taught in vocational competency manner."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Vocational competency assessment as per TAFE Training Plan100 01, 02