Foundations of Critical Care Nursing Practice
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- 13 Jul 2020
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Upon completion of this subject, the student should be able to:
- Articulate and perform the required skills when caring for the critically ill, including integrated assessment, therapeutic monitoring, analysis and evaluation of the patient
- Exhibit clinical problem-solving skills and prioritisation of care of the critically ill patient
- Demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of the nature of nursing related to practicing in a highly technological, collaborative and time critical environment
- Demonstrate a satisfactory professional approach to nursing the acutely ill and an understanding of the way in which nurses work in a specialist area
- Assessment and care of the critically ill patient
- Nursing the patient with acute illness requiring ventilatory support
- Trauma, resuscitation, and shock states
In order to enrol in this subject, you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:
No special requirements
This subject is designed to be experiential and practice focussed. The subject develops a nurse who is able to assess, plan and prioritise management of the critically ill patient applying the theoretical constructs examined in CNA772 Interpreting Patient Deterioration.
- Practice profile (50%)
- Essay (50%)
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