Not currently offered

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject describes the requirement for nurses to participate in a range of acute health environments. In this subject students will develop skills needed to make individualised health care plans through the collection of data during a client's preliminary and ongoing health assessments. A lifespan approach is used and topics include assessing chronic health and working with diverse client groups.

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. Assist clients in activities of daily living, including the implementation and monitoring of nursing care for clients with acute health needs.
02. Contribute to the nursing care of people with common disorders/conditions.
03. Use critical thinking in the context of caring for a person as a health team member to achieve quality improvement.

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