Ārai Whakapokenga Infection Control for Health Care Practice

    Course details

    • Code: NURS.6119
    • Fee: $856*
    • Level: 6
    • Credits: 15
    • EFTS: 0.125
    • Subject: Nursing
Study optionsFull-time
Time in class50 (approximate total hours)
Offered (indicative)January
LocationRotorua (Mokoia), Tauranga (Windermere)
Related programmes Bachelor of Nursing;

Course Aim

The aim of this course is for students to investigate organisms and the human pathophysiological response to harmful organisms. Students will explore concepts and practices that underpin effective infection control in health care settings within Aotearoa New Zealand.

Learning outcomes

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

  1. Analyse principle components of the chain of infection.
  2. Investigate pathophysiological responses to infection and explore implications for nursing practice.
  3. Utilize evidence based practice and research to evaluate effective infection control practices, within a range of health settings in Aotearoa New Zealand.
  4. Examine and discuss epidemiology as it relates to health care in Aotearoa New Zealand.

*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