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Nursing the Person with Altered Physical Health Part A

To enable students to utilise knowledge and skills to provide safe and effective nursing practice for people with altered physical health, throughout the lifespan.

Course Code BNNP643
Level 6
Credits 30


Demonstrate safe and effective nursing practice of individuals with altered physical health in acute, chronic and rehabilitation phases.

Demonstrate collaborative practice with individuals with altered physical health, their family and whānau and the multidisciplinary team.

Demonstrate application of pathophysiology relevant to client's health concerns.

Apply health assessment knowledge and skills.

Demonstrate application of the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi/Treaty of Waitangi in health.

Demonstrate safe nursing practice to meet clinical competencies.

Analyse their own practice through reflection.