Courses & Units

Contemporary Paediatric Intensive Care Nursing Practice CNA527


This unit is not available in 2015 or 2016.


This unit will extend the student's assessment and reflective practice skills to facilitate the provision of advanced nursing care for critically ill infants and children. It will investigate contemporary paediatric intensive care nursing, and the necessity to apply research-based practice in the practice setting. It will develop and extend students' clinical decision making skills to effectively manage patients, the technology that supports care and the resources to plan, prioritise, implement and evaluate nursing care during time-critical situations.


Unit name Contemporary Paediatric Intensive Care Nursing Practice
Unit code CNA527
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Faculty of Health
School of Health Science
Discipline Health Sciences
Teaching staff

School of Nursing and Midwifery

Level Postgraduate
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No


This unit is currently unavailable.


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Teaching Pattern



Essay 50%, Quiz 10%, Practice Profile 40%

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