Courses & Units

Trauma Nursing CNA618

Launceston

Note:

Students cannot enrol in this unit if they have already completed the unit CNA787. This unit is only available to registered nurses. Students undertaking this unit should be employed in areas where they can gain exposure to trauma care.


Students undertaking the Emergency Nursing stream are not permitted to enrol in this unit.

Introduction

This unit is underpinned by the theories and the practice of trauma nursing. The kinematics of trauma, patterns and mechanisms of injury, common trauma presentations and physiological response to trauma across the age spectrum will be examined. Students will extend their knowledge and skills in clinical assessment, problem solving and communication, through a theoretical exploration of the trauma literature and clinical practice.

Summary

Unit name Trauma Nursing
Unit code CNA618
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Faculty of Health
School of Health Science
Discipline School for Health Sciences
Teaching staff

School of Health Sciences Staff

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

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Launceston Semester 2 Off-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
Note

Units are offered as On-campus where the majority of teaching will occur at the campus identified.  Units offered Off-campus generally have no requirement for attendance at a physical university campus unless the unit has practical or fieldwork components*:  the campus indicated for an Off-Campus unit is the one at which teaching is administered from.

*Please read the Unit Introduction in the Course and Unit Handbook for attendance requirements for units offered in Off-campus mode.

Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 17/7/2017 10/8/2017 4/9/2017 20/10/2017

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see Withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2017 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2017 will be available from the 1st October the previous year.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2016: $782.00 2016: $2,303.00 060309

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

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.

Requisites

  • MEXCL - CNA787

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

online

Assessment

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

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Textbooks

RequiredNone
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