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92473 Introduction to Specialty Practice: Critical Care Nursing

6cp; 1hpw (lecture), 3hpw (laboratory), 80hrs (clinical)
Requisite(s): 92438 Medical Surgical Nursing
These requisites may not apply to students in certain courses.
There are course requisites for this subject. See access conditions.



This subject has been designed to provide students with insights into the care requirements of patients and their families during episodes of critical illness. The content aims to expand knowledge, understanding and application of specific practical skills required to provide holistic and responsive care to support patients in physiological and psychosocial domains. Through exploration of case studies, simulations and clinical experience, students further develop their expertise in patient assessment, clinical decision-making, teamwork and communication skills, which are valuable attributes for future practice across all areas of nursing.

Typical availability

Autumn session, City campus

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