Pathophysiological Phenomena in Nursing (NURS5076)


This unit of study focuses on pathophysiological concepts and processes related human responses to disease and illness. Using a conceptual approach, students will be provided with the opportunity to apply research findings to gain a deeper understanding of patient assessment findings. The conceptual approach assists students to focus on clinical problems encountered across common disease categories and populations, become more systematic in making observations about events or conditions that influence patient signs and symptoms and formalise questions that serve as the basis for further investigation. The application of these processes and concepts provides a knowledge base for registered nurses to improve clinical judgments and decision-making in the management of patients with complex changes in health status.

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distance education/intensive on campus, up to 4 study days


case study analysis (50%) and assignment (50%)

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