NURS 2010 Health Variations 1 - Perioperative
Credit Points 10
Legacy Code 401207
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Description In Autumn 2022 this subject will be replaced by subject 401455 - Health Variations 1 - Introduction to Alterations in Health. This subject provides the theoretical background knowledge for Professional Practice 3. It introduces the student to the fundamental principles of perioperative nursing care in supporting clients undergoing surgical interventions incorporating the related pathophysiology and pharmacology. In particular, nursing care of surgical interventions relating to the gastrointestinal, musculoskeletal and reproductive systems, and injury prevention and controls will be the focus of case history reviews. The National Health Priority Areas of Injury Prevention and Control, Arthritis and Musculoskeletal conditions and Cancer Control will be addressed.
School Nursing & Midwifery
Student Contribution Band HECS Band 1 10cp
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Level Undergraduate Level 2 subject
Equivalent Subjects NURS 2009 Health Variations 1
Primary health care, foundational knowledge of human biological sciences including human body systems, immunity, wound healing, infection control, basic concepts in pharmacology and pathophysiology and the relationship to nursing practice.
The following table summarises the standard assessment tasks for this subject. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated, where there is a difference your Learning Guide takes precedence.
|2 x Online Quiz 20% total (10% each each quiz)||20 minutes each quiz||20||N||Individual|
|Professional Task: A Case History with Guided Questions||1,200 words||40||N||Individual|
|End-of-session Exam - Online||1 hour||40||N||Individual|