Courses & Units

Contemporary Paediatric Intensive Care Nursing Theory CNA525


This unit builds upon the core units CNA506 and CNA508 to facilitate acquisition of advanced knowledge and understanding of paediatric physiology, pathophysiology and the related nursing management of critically ill infants and children. The content of this unit focuses on the scientific theories related to nursing the critically ill paediatric patient within an evidence based framework. The unit will extend awareness of the continuum of growth and development related to the impact critical illness and the intensive care experience has on children and their families.


Unit name Contemporary Paediatric Intensive Care Nursing Theory
Unit code CNA525
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Faculty of Health
School of Health Science
Discipline Health Sciences B
Teaching staff
Level Postgraduate
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No


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Teaching Patternonline
AssessmentOnline tutorial presentation 20%, Quiz 30%. Case Study 50%
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