Not currently offered

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject aims to develop skills and knowledge required to practice as a nursing professional with clients in residential aged care settings. Students will also develop skills and capabilities to safely respond to individuals care and support needs.

SchoolLa Trobe Rural Health School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorLyn Faulks

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Students must be admitted in one of the following courses: HBHCB, HBHCK, HBHCM, HBHCP, HBHCW


Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready


Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Plan and conduct work safely, support others in working safely and contribute to WHS participative processes.
02. Contribute to hazard identification and WHS risk assessment and risk control activities
03. Respond to the special health requirements of the older adult.
04. Collect data that contributes to client health care plan and undertake client assessment in aged care environments.
05. Assist in recognising, planning and evaluating the effectiveness of interventions for clients who are aged and or requiring essential nursing care.

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