Courses & Units

Advanced Acute Care Nursing CNA780

Launceston

Note:

Students must be currently employed in a clinical practice setting. This unit uses group work and late enrolment may affect your ability to participate actively.

Introduction

In this unit students will advance their skills in recognition and response to physiological deterioration. Students will have the opportunity to further develop problem solving and clinical decision making skills and situational awareness within the acute care context. Review of an acutely ill person will be undertaken and the communication channels used to negotiate assistance when required will be examined. Advanced awareness of safety and quality will inform the analysis of acute care.

Summary

Unit name Advanced Acute Care Nursing
Unit code CNA780
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

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Launceston Semester 1 Off-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students

Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 23/2/2015 23/3/2015 13/4/2015 29/5/2015

* 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 2015 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2015 will be available from the 1st October 2014.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2015: $769.00 2015: $2,247.00 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.

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Online

Assessment

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

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Textbooks

Required

Information about any textbook requirements will be available from mid November.

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