University of Technology Sydney

92479 Introduction to Specialty Practice: Perioperative Nursing

6cp; Standard/intensive; 6 x 4hrs laboratories, 1 hour lectures/week split into weekly topics
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)



This clinical elective subject is designed to introduce and further students' knowledge and understanding of the nursing management of adults and/or children undergoing surgery. This subject facilitates integration between theory and practice in this specialty area of nursing and closely aligns with the Australian College of Perioperative Nurses (ACORN) standards. It enables students to work within a highly structured and developed area of complex health management as members of a functioning interdisciplinary perioperative team. It also provides students with 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.

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Autumn session, City campus

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