Courses & Units

Foundations of Emergency Nursing Science CNA786

This unit is being phased out, no new enrolments are being taken.


This unit uses group work and late enrolment may affect your ability to participate actively.


This unit introduces students to foundational theories underpinning a range of emergency presentations. Students will examine pathophysiology and first line management of conditions related to the cardiovascular, respiratory, renal and neurological systems. An overview of common presentations to emergency areas will be introduced.


Unit name Foundations of Emergency Nursing Science
Unit code CNA786
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Faculty of Health
School of Health Science
Discipline Health Sciences B
Teaching staff TBA
Level Postgraduate
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No


This unit is currently unavailable.


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* 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 2016 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2016 will be available from the 1st October 2016.

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Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2015: $769.00 2015: $2,247.00 060399

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

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Teaching Pattern



1. Quiz, 2. Case Study (2500 words), 3. Discussion

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