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NST3206 Contemporary Issues in Health Care
Credit Points: 15
NNT1107 Social, Indigenous and Cultural Perspectives in Health Care
NNT1106 Foundations of Nursing: Social, Indigenous and Cultural Perspectives
NNT1105 Indigenous and Cultural Perspectives in Nursing and Health

In this unit, students explore psychosociological theories and concepts related to particular social issues that affect individuals and groups in contemporary Australia and in other countries. An integration of psychosociological theory with research findings enables students to examine issues that confront nurses in their professional practice. This perspective guides an evaluation of the social issues that impact on the delivery of health care services.

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This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
Y79Bachelor of Science (Nursing Studies)
Y79Bachelor of Science (Nursing Studies) - Bunbury
K45Bachelor of Science (Nursing)
K45Bachelor of Science (Nursing) - Bunbury
Y19Bachelor of Science (Nursing) Bachelor of Science (Midwifery)
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 15/03/2012 VET: 15/03/2012