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Historical inquiry in nursing (6 points)


Leader: Ms L Heslop

Gippsland Second semester 2003 (OCL)
Peninsula Second semester 2003 (OCL)
Gippsland Second semester 2004 (OCL)
Peninsula Second semester 2004 (OCL)

Synopsis: The historical development of nursing in Australia and overseas. The representation of nurses as healers in early history and their formal organisation into a discipline in nineteenth-century Europe. The development of a nursing practice discipline in Australia and its establishment as a profession. The impact of European nursing practices on Australian nursing. Review of historical literature and a nursing history project.

Assessment: Essay: 40% + Workshop: 30% + Project: 30%

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