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NURSING 7136 - Intensive Care II

Career: Postgraduate Coursework
Units: 6
Term: 3920
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: Up to 4 hours per week
Restriction: Available to M.NurSc and G.DipNurSc students only
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: No
Available for Non-Award Study: No
Pre-Requisite: NURSING 7031
Co-Requisite: NURSING 7118
Assumed Knowledge: Systems Anatomy and Physiology
Assessment: Case study, pre-sighted written examination, structured clinical assessment, clinical skills and reflective practice diary

This course will develop the skills and knowledge obtained in NURSING 7031 Foundations of Care. This course considers the pathophysiology of complex patient conditions requiring intensive care, as well as assessment, monitoring and advanced therapeutics. The content builds on the foundation knowledge from NURSING 7031 Foundations of Critical Care. by continuing a systems approach to the development of advanced intensive care nursing knowledge and practice. Content will focus on care of the patient with neurological, renal, gastrointestinal, endocrine, haematological and multisystem disorders. Promotion of evidence based practice will be integral to course delivery and clinical case review The focus will be on the collaborative multidisciplinary management of the complex intensive care patient and the critical care nurse's role within this team. Leadership skills will be developed through a workshop to prepare students to take on advance practice roles in the intensive care unit.

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Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
3920 Mon 12/08/2019 Sat 31/08/2019 Fri 20/09/2019 Fri 01/11/2019

Class Details

Enrolment Class: Lecture
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
20837 LE01 30 10 31 Jul - 18 Sep Wednesday 8am - 11am AHMS, 5052a&b, Teaching Room
31 Jul - 18 Sep Wednesday 11am - 1pm AHMS, 5052a&b, Teaching Room
9 Oct - 30 Oct Wednesday 8am - 11am AHMS, 5052a&b, Teaching Room
9 Oct - 30 Oct Wednesday 11am - 1pm AHMS, 5052a&b, Teaching Room
Automatic Enrolment Class: Clinical
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
24832 CL01 30 10 3 Sep - 3 Sep Tuesday 8am - 1pm AHMS, 2071/2072, Hospital Sim Suite 2a&2b