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HNN746 - Nursing, Cultural Diversity and Politics of Health Care

Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:

B Redley

Note: You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.

Content

This unit focuses on the contemporary trends in nursing and health care policy, planning and delivery in a culturally diverse society; influences of politics, economics, the social-cultural environment and other contextual factors on the policy, planning, organisation and delivery of health and nursing care in a culturally diverse society; nature and implications of changing demographics, locally and globally, for the health care system and the nursing profession; racial, ethnic and aged disparities in health care and the capacity of health care services and the nursing profession to meet the health and social care needs of vulnerable populations; processes for ensuring a culturally and linguistically appropriate response to nursing and health care service delivery; role of technology, caring, and the impact of technological innovations on the practice of nursing; politics of health care reform and the expanded role of the nurse (e.g. nurse practitioners); global shortage of nurses and the problem of ensuring ethical recruitment and supply to meet local and global workforce needs; and future trends and challenges.

Assessment

Assignment 1 (2000 words) 40%, assignment 2 (3000 words) 60%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$755$604$2414$2986

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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