Primary Health Care

Unit of study Credit points P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites Session

Graduate Certificate in Primary Health Care

Students in the Graduate Certificate in Primary Health Care are required to complete 24 credit points in total as follows:
NURS5012
Assessment and Clinical Judgement
6      Semester 1
NURS5093
Principles & Practice of Primary Health
6      Semester 1
NURS5094
Principles of Chronic Disease Management
6      Semester 2
NURS5095
Primary Health Care in the Community
6      Semester 2

Graduate Diploma in Primary Health Care

Students in the Graduate Diploma in Primary Health Care are required to complete 48 credit points in total as follows. This includes 24 credit points of core units of study and 24 credit points of elective units of study, only a maximum of 12 credit points of elective units may be selected from outside of the faculty.
Year 1, semester 1
NURS5012
Assessment and Clinical Judgement
6      Semester 1
NURS5093
Principles & Practice of Primary Health
6      Semester 1
Year 1, semester 2
NURS5094
Principles of Chronic Disease Management
6      Semester 2
NURS5095
Primary Health Care in the Community
6      Semester 2
Year 2, semester 1
NURS5069
Research in Nursing and Health Care
6      Semester 1
OR elective option:
PUBH5010
Epidemiology Methods and Uses
6      Semester 1
AND:
NURS5096
Expanding Primary Health Care Practice
6      Semester 1
OR an Elective (please refer to the elective list below)
Year 2, semester 2
NURS5070
Creating a Culture of Safety and Quality
6      Semester 2
OR an Elective (please refer to the elective list below)
AND:
NURS5071
Contemporary Health Leadership
6      Semester 2
OR an Elective (please refer to the elective list below)
Elective Options
Please note: electives may be taken in semester 1 and 2. However, only a maximum of 12 credit points can be selected from outside the faculty. Students are required to discuss elective options with the Course Coordinator.
Semester 1
MIPH5131
Foundations of International Health
6      Semester 1
MIPH5132
Global Disease Burden & Research Methods
6      Semester 1
PUBH5033
Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
6      Semester 1
SEXH5401
Introduction-HIV,STIs and Sexual Health
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
NURS5091
Simulation-Based Learning in Health
6      Semester 2
SEXH5405
Contraception and Reproductive Health
6      Semester 2
SEXH5205
Advanced Adolescent Sexual Health
6      Semester 2

Master of Primary Health Care

Students in the Master of Primary Health Care are required to complete 60 credit points in total as follows. This includes 42 credit points of core units of study and 18 credit points of elective units of study, a maximum of 12 credit points of elective units may be selected from outside of the faculty.
Year 1, semester 1
NURS5012
Assessment and Clinical Judgement
6      Semester 1
NURS5093
Principles & Practice of Primary Health
6      Semester 1
Year 1, semester 2
NURS5094
Principles of Chronic Disease Management
6      Semester 2
NURS5095
Primary Health Care in the Community
6      Semester 2
Year 2, semester 1
NURS5069
Research in Nursing and Health Care
6      Semester 1
OR elective option:
PUBH5010
Epidemiology Methods and Uses
6      Semester 1
AND:
NURS5096
Expanding Primary Health Care Practice
6      Semester 1
OR an Elective (please refer to the elective list below)
Year 2, semester 2
NURS5070
Creating a Culture of Safety and Quality
6      Semester 2
OR an Elective (please refer to the elective list below)
AND:
NURS5071
Contemporary Health Leadership
6      Semester 2
OR an Elective (please refer to the elective list below)
Elective Options
Please note: electives may be taken in semester 1 and 2. However, only a maximum of 12 credit points can be selected from outside the faculty. Students are required to discuss elective options with the Course Coordinator.
MIPH5131
Foundations of International Health
6      Semester 1
MIPH5132
Global Disease Burden & Research Methods
6      Semester 1
PUBH5033
Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
6      Semester 1
SEXH5401
Introduction-HIV,STIs and Sexual Health
6      Semester 1
NURS5091
Simulation-Based Learning in Health
6      Semester 2
SEXH5205
Advanced Adolescent Sexual Health
6      Semester 2
SEXH5405
Contraception and Reproductive Health
6      Semester 2
Capstone Options
Students must choose one of the following options:
NURS5078
Capstone (Workplace)
12    P 42 credit points

Note: Department permission required for enrolment in the following sessions:Semester 2

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