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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 focussed. 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 2020

Unit name Cardiovascular Nursing 1
Unit code CNA540
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Health and Medicine
School of Nursing
Discipline Nursing
Teaching staff

Jacqueline Colgan

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



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Teaching Pattern

Fully online


Essay (2000 words) 50%, practice profile (2500 words) 50%

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