Provides students with the opportunity to further develop and demonstrate integrated competence regarding complex nursing challenges. Students will be required to demonstrate high level assessment, planning and interventions skills in response to complex and challenging care situations.
- Triage assessment
- The MET Team
- Advanced life support
- Complex paediatric medication administration
- Shock and system failure / advanced IV management
- Medications and technologies in the care and management of acute trauma and shock disorders
Advanced airway management
- Endotracheal tubes
- Principles of positive pressure ventilation
- Advanced wound and pain management / burns management
- Psychiatric emergencies
- Drug-induced psychosis
- Dealing with intoxication and withdrawal states
- Pharmacological concepts in the management of psychiatric emergencies and intoxication and withdrawal states
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||demonstrate comprehensive and timely assessment skills in acute and emergency situations||Knowledge of a discipline|
|2||interpret and respond to patient presentations in simulated emergency situations||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline||Cultural competence|
|3||synthesise knowledge and skills to safely administer medications in complex settings||Knowledge of a discipline|
|4||demonstrate leadership capabilities in managing teams||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning|
- Farrell, M & Dempsey, J, 2014, Smeltzer and Bare's Textbook of Medical-Surgical Nursing, 3rd edn, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Broadway NSW. ISBN: 9781920994105.
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
For information regarding Student Contribution Amounts please visit the Student Contribution Amounts.
Commencing 2017 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1
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