This unit of study introduces students to leadership and management in the modern Australian health care system. Theoretical ideas around management, leadership, and organisations are introduced.
This unit of study explores advanced assessment and management of patients requiring intensive care nursing.
This unit of study aims to develop student’s knowledge and skills in all aspects of infant and child nutrition and feeding, and develop nurses who can work in partnership with the family to promote and maintain breastfeeding and advise on the ongoing nutritional requirements of infants and young children.
This unit of study is designed to provide comprehensive coverage of specific and essential aspects of human resource management. Topics include managing people and employee relations, performance management, recruitment and selection of staff, training and development.
This unit of study is designed to optimise the student’s understanding of what it is like to age in today’s society. It provides an opportunity to critically evaluate attitudes, myths and stereotypes associated with ageing, giving students the opportunity to explore the challenges that an ageing population presents for society and the health care system.
This unit of study explores the position and role of women from sociological, psychological and political perspectives.
This unit of study is designed to form the basis for a sound understanding of financial management in health care. Funding arrangements in the Australian health care system, including economic principles and decision-making, and the implications of scarce resources, are outlined.
This unit of study is designed to deepen the student’s understanding of the complexity of contemporary child and family health nursing care in the community setting.
This unit of study is designed to explore issues specific to nursing practice in the emergency setting. Topics explored in this unit of study include triage, trauma management, medical and surgical presentations, mental health emergencies, disaster management, and stabilisation and transfer.
This unit of study is designed for registered nurses with a specific interest in, or who work with, clients who have dementia.