- Code: NURS.7116
- Fee: $1,710*
- Level: 7
- Credits: 30
- EFTS: 0.250
- Subject: Nursing
|Time in class||50 (approximate total hours)|
|Location||Rotorua (Mokoia), Tauranga (Windermere)|
|Pre-requisite||NURS.6219, NURS.6315, NURS.6316, NURS.6317|
|Related programmes||Bachelor of Nursing;|
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.
On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Debate the concepts of chronic and complex health needs.
- 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.
- 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.
- Articulate and appraise physiological and psychological states associated with rehabilitation, chronic illness, and physical and intellectual disability in the Aotearoa/New Zealand health environment.
- 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
- 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