Culture health status and health inequalities

Culture health status and health inequalities.

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
* comprehend written articles, both introductory material and literature written for and by people in the discipline of social science
* critically evaluate their readings
* conduct a library search, collect, organise and evaluate information
* apply knowledge to nursing practice
* further develop essay writing skills
* develop social science research skills
Syllabus

The subject will cover the following topics:
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

Culture health status and health inequalities