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This course integrates knowledge, skills and attitudes to develop beginner level nursing competencies, focusing on the assessment of healthy patients at school health clinics.
Offered: Semester 2
Prerequisites for HNS126 HNS111
Prerequisites for HNS166: HNS151
Contact hours per week: 8
Assessment: 100% competency based
This course utilises the nursing process and functional health patterns for assessment, nurse diagnosing, planning, implementation and evaluation of the health of the patient.
Offered: Semester 2
Prerequisites for HNS125 :HNS111, HNS112
Prerequisites for HNS165: HNS151, HNS152
Contact hours per week: 3
Assessment: 50% coursework, 50% examination
This course introduces students to the organisation and structures of the human body and develops an understanding of the way the healthy body functions.
Offered: Semester 2
Prerequisites: HNS112/HNS152
Contact hours per week: 6
Assessment: 60% coursework, 40% examination
This course provides nursing students with an understanding of biology, chemistry and physics concepts relevant to the structure and functions of the human body. Emphasis is on the application of these concepts to a healthy body. Students will use a problem-solving approach to a patient’s healthcare needs. Mathematical principles applicable for nursing practice are also explored.
Offered: Semester 1
Co-requisites: HNS111, HNS151
Contact hours per week: 7
Assessment: 50% coursework, 50% examination
This course explores and discusses available Nursing Philosophy as basis of nursing care and caring for the people and the Samoan philosophy of nursing that will be used as the caring framework for the provision of nursing.
Offered: Semester 1
Contact hours per week: 3
Assessment: 60% coursework, 40% examination

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