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Area/Catalogue
NURS 5138

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

Note: This offering may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

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Course ID
105646

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 2)

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)
Course owner

Course owner
UniSA Clinical & Health Sciences

Course aim

Students will critically evaluate and apply epidemiological concepts, principles and study designs relevant to the nurse practitioner role, context and client populations.

Course content

Determinants of health / Risks factors; priority population & age groups, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, national health priorities; principles and practices of epidemiology and social epidemiology: public health and primary health care; population datasets and health data sources, incidence and prevalence; burden of disease; health outcomes; reading survey data; Common epidemiological research designs- Descriptive, cross sectional, analytical, cohort studies; relative risks/odds ratio, confidence intervals, p values , descriptive statistics.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
NURS 5136 Becoming a Nurse Practitioner

Teaching method

Component Duration
EXTERNAL, CITY EAST, ONLINE
External (Online delivery) 13 weeks x -

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
EXTERNAL, CITY EAST, ONLINE
Online activities 1500 words 30% -
Case Study Analysis 4000 words equivalent 70% -

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note: all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation.

Course Coordinators

UniSA Clinical & Health Sciences

Degrees this course is offered in

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