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92473 Introduction to Specialty Practice: Critical Care Nursing

6cp; 1hpw (lecture), 3hpw (laboratory), 80hrs (clinical)
Requisite(s): (90 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C10122 Bachelor of Nursing OR 90 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C10123 Bachelor of Nursing Bachelor of Arts International Studies OR 90 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C10351 Bachelor of Nursing Bachelor of Creative Intelligence and Innovation) AND (92438 Medical Surgical Nursing OR 92450 Medical Surgical Nursing (Graduate Entry) OR 92024 Medical Surgical Nursing (Graduate Entry) OR 92322 Medical Surgical Nursing)

Undergraduate

Description

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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