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92479 Introduction to Specialty Practice: Perioperative Nursing

6cp; 1hpw (online 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 is designed to introduce and further students' knowledge and understanding of the nursing management of adults and children undergoing surgery, including those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. The subject facilitates integration between theory and practice in this specialty area of nursing. It enables students to work within a highly structured and developed area of complex health management as members of high-functioning interprofessional perioperative teams. Students have the opportunity to demonstrate technical competence at a beginning level in the application of safe, effective and efficient use of technology and resources in perioperative nursing practice.

Typical availability

Autumn session, City campus

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Access conditions

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