This subject is intended for registered nurses who are currently employed in a clinical, service development or clinical management role as it will examine the complexity and impact of chronic and complex conditions on national and international health care systems. It will define and investigate the current prevalence, significance, risk factors and determinants of the major current chronic conditions and their prevention and management. The relationship between primary health care and chronic conditions will be examined. Contemporary models of chronic condition management and the evidence for the effectiveness of various models of care for chronic physical, medical and intellectual conditions will be critically analysed.
School of Nursing, Midwifery and Indigenous Health
Master of Nursing (with specialisations)
Master of Clinical Nursing (Nurse Practitioner)
Knowledge and experience as a registered nurse.
The following table summarises the assessment tasks for the online offering of NRS420 in Session 3 2019. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated and can also differ to suit the mode of study (online or on campus).
The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: July 2020. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.