Oranga a Hāpori Community Wellness

    Course details

    • Code: NURS.5220
    • Fee: $856*
    • Level: 5
    • Credits: 15
    • EFTS: 0.125
    • Subject: Nursing
Study optionsFull-time
Time in class50 (approximate total hours)
Work experience20 (approximate total hours)
Offered (indicative)July
LocationRotorua (Mokoia), Tauranga (Windermere)
Pre-requisiteNURS.5116, NURS.5117
Related programmes Bachelor of Nursing;

Course Aim

Explore sociological theory, concepts of sustainable community health and wellness from a national and international view. Develop political astuteness for nursing practice in relation to population health based needs.

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Examine the social model of health as it relates to groups and communities within Aotearoa New Zealand and an international perspective.
  2. Explaine and describe the concept of sustainable health for individuals, whānau, hapu, iwi, family, communities, Pacifika and migrant.
  3. Investigate the social, economic, political and ecological determinants for individuals, whānau/families, iwi and communities.
  4. Identify and discuss policies that influence population health outcomes and the relationship to nursing practice.

*Course cost/fee: Indicative standard fee for New Zealand residents only. Fees for non-New Zealand residents will vary, visit the Programmes and Tuition Fees for International Students information page.

*Course cost/fee last updated 13-Dec-2016

Page last updated: 01 Sep 2017