Ngā Hiahia Uaua Nursing Practice: Complex Needs

    Course details

    • Code: NURS.7116
    • Fee: $1,710*
    • Level: 7
    • Credits: 30
    • EFTS: 0.250
    • Subject: Nursing
Study optionsFull-time
Time in class50 (approximate total hours)
Offered (indicative)January
LocationRotorua (Mokoia), Tauranga (Windermere)
Pre-requisiteNURS.6219, NURS.6315, NURS.6316, NURS.6317
Related programmes Bachelor of Nursing;

Course Aim

The aim of this course is for students to explore the experience of individuals, whānau/families who have complex health needs in Aotearoa New Zealand. Students will integrate advance nursing knowledge and skills, relative to complex health needs, that support client/patient centred holistic health outcomes.

Learning outcomes

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

  1. Debate the concepts of chronic and complex health needs.
  2. Critically examine the physical, and psychological changes associated with pregnancy, birth and the post-partum period, and identify and appraise safe and holistic care for women and the whānau/family.
  3. Determine the common health issues that impact on maternal, child health and disability, and critically analyse the issues within the bicultural context of Aotearoa/New Zealand.
  4. Articulate and appraise physiological and psychological states associated with rehabilitation, chronic illness, and physical and intellectual disability in the Aotearoa/New Zealand health environment.
  5. Formulate nursing care management of individuals with long term complex needs, utilising research and a multi-disciplinary focus, which is inclusive of whānau/family, iwi and community supports
  6. Apply nursing care, at the required level, in the healthcare environment, determined by NCNZ competencies.

*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