This subject provides the student with an introductory knowledge of psychological and sociological principles as they apply to the practice of nursing. It introduces students to a selection of topics from the behavioural sciences and is specifically designed for students of nursing and people who contemplate careers in the health professions.
No offerings have been identified for this subject in 2018.
School of Nursing, Midwifery and Indigenous Health
Available only to students with Enrolled Nurse - Certificate IV equivalent
Module 1: Psychology for nurses Topic 1: Understanding psychology Topic 2: Lifespan development Topic 3: Self concept and body image Topic 4: Theories of learning Topic 5: Perception, memory and patient information giving Topic 6: Development and loss in social relationship Topic 7: Social processes in health case delivery Module 2: An introduction to sociology for nurses Topic 1: The sociological perspective: What is it and how can it be of use to nurses Topic 2: Professional socialisation and the nurse Topic 3: Social inequality, class culture and health Topic 4: Culture health status and health inequalities: Aboriginal health Topic 5: Social inequality and health status: Immigrant health Topic 6: Sociological aspects of the experiences of illness
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The information contained in the 2018 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: August 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.