Courses & Units

Contemporary Paediatric Intensive Care Nursing Practice CNA527

Note: You must be employed in an appropriate clinical setting.


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 B
Teaching staff School of Nursing and Midwifery
Level Postgraduate
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No


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Unit census dates currently displaying for 2015 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2015 will be available from the 1st October 2015.

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Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2014: $755.00 2014: $2,192.00 060315

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Teaching Patternonline
AssessmentEssay 50%, Quiz 10%, Practice Profile 40%
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