This unit introduces students to health, wellness and illness as concepts within a primary health care framework; the art and science of nursing; the role and expectations of the nurse within an interdisciplinary team working in primary, secondary and tertiary settings in the Australian health care system. Foundation concepts in nursing as a profession, professionalism, scholarship, and health law and ethics are explored.
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