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Area/Catalogue
NURS 5148

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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
153306

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Unit Value
9

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Nursing and Midwifery

Course aim

This course will enable registered nurses to expand and extend their knowledge of current practices and principles underlying the prevention of cardiac disease and maintenance of cardiovascular health.

Course content

Pathophysiology and management of biomedical and lifestyle/behavioural risk factors that contribute to the development of cardiovascular disease; absolute risk and the assessment tools used to identify individual risk of cardiovascular disease; principles of primary health care, health promotion, prevention; health education and behaviour change models; cardiac rehabilitation; heart failure management;  principles of evaluating the effectiveness of cardiovascular health from the individual to the program.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
EXTERNAL, CITY EAST, ONLINE
External 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
Clinical Portfolio 4000 words 50% -
Online activities 1000 words 10% -
Online Examination - 40% 3 hours

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.250
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1A)
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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.

Non-award enrolment
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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

School of Nursing and Midwifery

Degrees this course is offered in

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