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Introduction

This unit focuses on exploring the science of neonatology and examines the theoretical basis of pathophysiology, therapeutic intervention and evidence based practice fundamentals that are essential to understanding the complex and critically ill newborn infant and the growing premature infant. It draws upon previously learned concepts to examine aspects of prematurity, or problematic adaptation to extra-uterine life, and the consequential pathophysiological processes which may arise. Acute and chronic variations of health, as well as the diverse needs of premature and term newborn/neonates are analysed.

Summary 2020

Unit name Contemporary Neonatal Intensive Care Theory
Unit code CNA523
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Health and Medicine
School of Nursing
Discipline Nursing
Teaching staff

Ms Patricia Bromley

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

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Requisites

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

CNA530

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

fully online

Assessment

Online activity and written piece (2250 words equivalent) 50%, Online activity and written piece (2250 words equivalent) 50%

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