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NURSING 7118 - Critical Care Essentials

Career: Postgraduate Coursework
Units: 3
Term: Semester 2
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: Flexible delivery mode and three on-campus workshops
Restriction: Available to M.NSc and G.DipNurSc students only
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: No
Available for Non-Award Study: No
Assumed Knowledge: Anatomy and Physiology
Assessment: Skills book, structured clinical assessment and clinical assessment sheets x 3

This course will prepare clinicians practicing in critical care environments to assess, identify and manage those patients experiencing (or with the potential to experience) a critical physiological decline. This will include the identification of the deteriorating patient, incorporating advanced assessment skills and advanced life support skills. These specialised critical care skills will enable the clinician to participate in the holistic approach to the delivery of critical care within the framework of a multidisciplinary team.

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Postgraduate Coursework
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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
Semester 2 Mon 10/08/2020 Wed 19/08/2020 Fri 30/10/2020 Not Available

Class Details

Enrolment Class: Workshop
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
21077 WR01 46 9 11 Aug - 11 Aug Tuesday 8am - 4pm AHMS, 2071/2072, Hospital Sim Suite 2a&2b
8 Sep - 8 Sep Tuesday 8am - 4pm AHMS, 2071/2072, Hospital Sim Suite 2a&2b
13 Oct - 13 Oct Tuesday 8am - 4pm AHMS, 2071/2072, Hospital Sim Suite 2a&2b
3 Nov - 3 Nov Tuesday 8am - 12pm AHMS, 2071/2072, Hospital Sim Suite 2a&2b