University of Technology Sydney

92473 Introduction to Specialty Practice: Critical Care Nursing

6cp; 8 x 1hpw (Online lecture), 8 x 2hpw (Clinical laboratory)
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 OR 92454 Medical Surgical Nursing OR 93211 Clinical Practice 2B)

Undergraduate

Description

Introduction to Specialty Practice: Critical Care Nursing is designed to enable students to cultivate theoretical knowledge and experiential learning of fundamental concepts in critical care nursing to support clinical nursing practice in the critical care setting. Through subject learning, students have the opportunity to further develop theoretical knowledge of anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology directly applied to the critically ill patient, while the appropriate nursing care is blended throughout.

Subject learning begins with core concepts of critical care nursing applied to critical illness and evolves over the course of the session to managing more complex patient cases. Students are well prepared for their complex case master-class towards the end of the session after having the opportunity to apply learned knowledge and practice skills during participation in clinical laboratory skill stations.

Typical availability

Spring session, City campus


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