Courses & Units

Foundations of Transfusion Nursing CNA607

Note:

This unit is only available to registered nurses.

Introduction

This unit aims to extend registered nurses' understanding of transfusion of fresh and fractionated blood products. The transfusion process from sample collection through the basics of blood bank testing and cross-matching, and into transfusion administration will be covered, including valid consent and risk/benefits. The NHMRC clinical indications for transfusion of fresh blood products - red cells; plasma and platelets - will be discussed. Types of venous access and their management will be reviewed. Students will build on their knowledge throughout the unit.

Summary

Unit name Foundations of Transfusion Nursing
Unit code CNA607
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Faculty of Health
School of Health Science
Discipline Health Sciences B
Teaching staff

School of Health Sciences Staff

Level Postgraduate
Available as student elective? No
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Availability

This unit is currently unavailable.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2014: $755.00 2014: $2,192.00 060309

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

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Teaching

Teaching Pattern

online

Assessment

Online Activities (2000 words) 50%, Written work (2000 words) 50%

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Textbooks

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