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NURSING 7136 - Intensive Care II

Career: Postgraduate Coursework
Units: 6
Term: Semester 2
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
Semester 2 Mon 08/08/2022 Wed 17/08/2022 Fri 16/09/2022 Fri 28/10/2022

Class Details

Enrolment Class: Seminar
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
23748 SE01 30 2 29 Jul - 9 Sep Friday 8am - 12pm AHMS, 6052a&b, Teaching Room
7 Oct - 4 Nov Friday 8am - 12pm AHMS, 6052a&b, Teaching Room
Related Class: Clinical
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
23599 CL02 15 FULL 15 Sep - 15 Sep Thursday 1pm - 5pm AHMS, 2071/2072, Hospital Sim Suite 2a&2b
25030 CL01 15 2 15 Sep - 15 Sep Thursday 8am - 12pm AHMS, 2071/2072, Hospital Sim Suite 2a&2b