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Nursing the Acutely Ill Person - NURS5084

Year - 2018

This unit of study complements Illness Experience and Nursing Care, focusing on the responses of individuals and others to disruption to health. This unit of study aims to address issues surrounding acute nursing practices for various patients with common health care needs. Nursing practices associated with: the restoration and maintenance of oxygenation, ventilation and circulation; metabolism and elimination; consciousness and regulation; and movement and protection, are expanded upon using the framework for practice thinking. A life span approach will be used throughout with a focus on how diseases manifest and are treated differently as they occur at different life stages. In this unit of study students will further develop comprehensive health assessment skills and their understandings of accurate medication administration.

Classes
12x2-hr lectures, 11x2-hr labs, 8x2-hr tutorials, and clinical placements (80-hrs)

Assessment
Student assessment (100%) conducted throughout the semester, as advised within the relevant unit of study outline

Pre-requisites

NURS5082 and NURS5081

Details

Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 2

30 Jul 2018

Department/School: Nursing and Midwifery
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2018
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Mallet St
Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 2

30 Jul 2018

Department/School: Nursing and Midwifery
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2018
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Westmead
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