Courses & Units

Cardiovascular Nursing 1 CNA540

Launceston

Note:

You must be employed in an appropriate clinical setting to undertake this unit.

Introduction

This unit explores integrated nursing care for patients with conditions affecting the cardiovascular system. Unit content is delivered online and designed to be experiential and practice focused. The unit aims to develop a strong nursing foundation that is required to assess the patient with acute or chronic cardiovascular conditions, plan and prioritise management, applying the theoretical concepts of CNA772.

Summary

Unit name Cardiovascular Nursing 1
Unit code CNA540
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Health and Medicine
School of Nursing
Discipline Nursing
Coordinator Ms Jacqueline Colgan
Available as student elective? No
Delivered By Delivered wholly by the provider
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
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 21/2/2022 22/3/2022 11/4/2022 29/5/2022

* 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 2022 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2022 will be available from the 1st October 2021. Note census date cutoff is 11.59pm AEST (AEDT during October to March).

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Learning Outcomes

  • Explain the anatomy & physiology underpinning cardiovascular conditions as applied to the context of nursing practice.
  • Perform the required skills when caring for the person with an acute or chronic cardiovascular condition, including integrated assessment, therapeutic monitoring, analysis and evaluation of the patient.
  • Critically analyse and justify the nursing care provided to cardiovascular patients using an evidence-based framework
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
060399 $498.00 $498.00 not applicable $2,615.00
  • Available as a Commonwealth Supported Place
  • HECS-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility3
  • FEE-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility4

1 Please refer here more information on student contribution amounts.
2 Information on eligibility and Approved Pathway courses can be found here
3 Please refer here for eligibility for HECS-HELP
4 Please refer here for eligibility for FEE-HELP

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

Teaching

AssessmentPractice Profile (50%)|Essay (50%)
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Textbooks

Required

Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.

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