Primary Health Care

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Graduate Certificate in Primary Health Care Nursing

Students in the Graduate Certificate in Primary Health Care Nursing are required to complete 24 credit points in total as follows:
NURS5012
Assessment and Clinical Judgement
6      Semester 1
NURS5097
Primary Health Care
6      Semester 1
NURS5098
Chronic Illness Management
6      Semester 2
NURS5099
Promoting Health & Care in the Community
6      Semester 2

Graduate Diploma in Primary Health Care Nursing

Students in the Graduate Diploma in Primary Health Care Nursing are required to complete 48 credit points. This includes 24 credit points of core units of study and 24 credit points of elective units of study. A maximum of 12 credit points of elective units may be selected from outside of the faculty. Students are required to discuss elective options with the Course Coordinator.
NURS5012
Assessment and Clinical Judgement
6      Semester 1
NURS5097
Primary Health Care
6      Semester 1
NURS5098
Chronic Illness Management
6      Semester 2
NURS5099
Promoting Health & Care in the Community
6      Semester 2
Students may choose 24 credit points from the following faculty collection for semester 1 and 2. A maximum of 12 credit points of elective units may be selected from outside of the faculty. Students are required to discuss elective options with the Course Coordinator.
Elective units:
NURS5069
Research in Nursing and Health Care
6      Semester 1
NURS5096
Expanding Primary Health Care Practice
6      Semester 1
Students may choose 2 of the following faculty electives:
NURS5070
Creating a Culture of Safety and Quality
6      Semester 2
NURS5071
Contemporary Health Leadership
6      Semester 2
NURS5062
Clinical Practice and Nursing Work
6      Semester 2
NURS5091
Simulation-Based Learning in Health
6      Semester 2
Students who intend to undertake NURS5080 Capstone (Research) are required to complete a research elective in place of one of the above options and are advised to consult the Course Coordinator for advice regarding subject choice.

Master of Primary Health Care Nursing

Students in the Master of Primary Health Care Nursing are required to complete 60 credit points. This includes 24 credit points of core units of study, an additional 24 credit points of elective units of study and one capstone option. A maximum of 12 credit points of elective units may be selected from outside of the faculty. Students are required to discuss elective options with the Course Coordinator.
NURS5012
Assessment and Clinical Judgement
6      Semester 1
NURS5097
Primary Health Care
6      Semester 1
NURS5089
Assessment and Diagnostic Reasoning
6      Semester 2
NURS5099
Promoting Health & Care in the Community
6      Semester 2
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Students may choose 24 credit points from the following faculty collection for semester 1 and 2. A maximum of 12 credit points of elective units may be selected from outside of the faculty. Students are required to discuss elective options with the Course Coordinator.
Elective units
NURS5069
Research in Nursing and Health Care
6      Semester 1
NURS5096
Expanding Primary Health Care Practice
6      Semester 1
Students may choose 2 of the following facutly electives:
NURS5070
Creating a Culture of Safety and Quality
6      Semester 2
NURS5071
Contemporary Health Leadership
6      Semester 2
NURS5062
Clinical Practice and Nursing Work
6      Semester 2
NURS5091
Simulation-Based Learning in Health
6      Semester 2
Students who intend to undertake NURS5080 Capstone (Research) are required to complete a research elective in place of one of these options and are advised to consult the Course Coordinator for advice regarding subject choice.
Capstone Options
Students must choose one of the following options:
NURS5078
Capstone (Workplace)
12    P 42 credit points

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
NURS5080
Capstone (Research)
12    P (42 credit points and NURS5069 Research in Nursing & Health Care)

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2