Tiaki Hauora Tuatahi Nursing Practice: Primary Health Care

    Course details

    • Code: NURS.6315
    • Fee: $1,710*
    • Level: 6
    • Credits: 30
    • EFTS: 0.250
    • Subject: Nursing
Study optionsFull-time
Time in class70 (approximate total hours)
Offered (indicative)January
LocationRotorua (Mokoia), Tauranga (Windermere)
Pre-requisiteMAOR.5010, NURS.5315, NURS.5116, NURS.5117, NURS.5218, NURS.5219, NURS.5220
Related programmes Bachelor of Nursing;

Course Aim

The aim of this course is to enable students to analyse population health in Aotearoa New Zealand using a primary health care focus. Students will examine professional nursing practice strategies that support sustainable health outcomes for individuals, whānau families, iwi and communities. Finally, students will implement professional nursing practice that is client/patient centred, holistic and collaborative within a primary health care setting.

Learning outcomes

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

  1. Analyse determinants that impact on the health and wellness of individuals, whānau/family and communities.
  2. Assess the holistic health needs of a health consumer and develop a plan of care using a multi-disciplinary health service approach.
  3. Examine and discuss bicultural health promotion models that demonstrates provision of nursing care from a community context.
  4. Critique the nurses’ professional role and responsibility in addressing population health needs inclusive of Māori, Pacifica and migrant communities.
  5. Apply nursing care practice, within primary healthcare setting at the required level as guided by NCNZ competencies framework.

*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