* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see Withdrawal dates explained for more information).
Unit census dates currently displaying for 2014 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2014 will be available from the 1st October 2013.
This unit consists of three modules. Module One explores the context and scope of rural/remote nursing practice and the relevant legislation that supports this area of nursing practice. The unit also provides students with the opportunity to apply concepts of primary health care, health promotion and determinants of health to particular situations. Module Two focuses on Indigenous health issues and concepts of cultural safety. Module Three examines a range of technological and other communication strategies designed to overcome issues pertaining to'remoteness' while considering management of the future changes likely to occur in rural and remote practice.
ASSESSMENT: Online discussion (45%); health promotion activity (55%)
TEACHING PATTERN: Fully online
FLEXIBLE & ONLINE STUDY OPTIONS Note: Class attendance may still be required
Fully online - H,L,W,N This unit is taught entirely online
Resource dependent teaching & learning - H,L,W,N Independent study with provided resources replaces face-to-face or other classes (e.g. lectures)
Flexible scheduling - H,L,W,N Some classes will be held outside normal teaching hours; e.g. weekend blocks, summer schools etc
About Flexible Study Options
Units are offered in attending mode unless otherwise indicated (that is attendance is required at the campus identified). A unit identified as offered by distance, that is there is no requirement for attendance, is identified with a nominal enrolment campus. A unit offered to both attending students and by distance from the same campus is identified as having both modes of study.
Campus - H Hobart, L Launceston, W Burnie. Study Centre - V Sydney, R Rozelle, P Beauty Point. Distance units may also have a campus identifier of I Isolated, N Interstate, O Overseas. Units delivered in Transnational Education (TNE) Programs have a campus identifier of A Hangzhou, F Fuzhou, G Shanghai, K KDU Malaysia, Q Kuwait or Y Hong Kong.