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NCS1101 Health and Healthcare Systems
Credit Points: 15

This unit will enable students to understand their future role as a Registered Nurse within the Australian health care system both in its current state; and as it adjusts to the changing Australian demographic.  In order to achieve this, students will need to understand the role of the Registered Nurse as bound by professional regulation, and how this relates to other nursing and health professional roles.  This unit will introduce the need to work within interprofessional teams in order to provide effective and efficient services in a manner that is responsive to the changing health care needs of the Australian population.

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This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
C33Bachelor of Science (Nursing)
C33Bachelor of Science (Nursing) - Bunbury
Y19Bachelor of Science (Nursing) Bachelor of Science (Midwifery)
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 15/03/2013 VET: 20/05/2013