This unit of study examines the historical background to, and current debates surrounding, how nurses have established their knowledge and practice. In addition to examining the historical records in relation to nursing as a discrete area of knowledge and practice in health care, this unit of study analyses and critiques current trends, ethical considerations, and discourses in nursing and how they impact on understandings of the nature of nursing knowledge and contemporary practice(s).
lectures/tutorials and independent learning/online
Student assessment (100%) conducted throughout the semester, as advised within the relevant unit of study outline
As advised within the relevant unit of study outline