SPECIAL NOTE: This unit is only available to registered nurses. This unit uses group work and late enrolment may affect your ability to participate actively.
Key Semester Dates
Final WW Date*
* 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.
There are a significant number of people whose lives are affected by their chronic respiratory disease. This unit examines the incidence of respiratory disease in Australia and, particularly, focuses on the experience of people with early stage and chronic respiratory disease. This unit will examine the determinants of health and the aspects of health promotion that influence the lives of people with respiratory disease. Students will demonstrate the application of the concepts covered within this unit to their clinical area.
ASSESSMENT: Group Activities online 25%, Case Studies 35%, Essay 40%
FLEXIBLE & ONLINE STUDY OPTIONS Note: Class attendance may still be required
Fully online - L,H,W,N This unit is taught entirely online
Resource dependent teaching & learning - L,H,W,N Independent study with provided resources replaces face-to-face or other classes (e.g. lectures)
Flexible scheduling - L,H,W,N Some classes will be held outside normal teaching hours; e.g. weekend blocks, summer schools etc
About Flexible Study Options
INTERNATIONALISATION This unit includes international cross-cultural issues/skills.
TEXTS Information about any textbook requirements for Semester (Sem 2) will be available from mid April 2014
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.