Courses & Units

High Acuity Nursing CNA556

Launceston

Introduction

This unit of study extends students understanding of acute illness and how this is applied in the context of complex health conditions. Students will apply advanced health assessment prioritisation and clinical decision-making skills in high acuity practice environments for safe, quality person and family centred care. This unit focusses on enabling students to develop integrated advanced clinical capabilities for high acuity nursing practice.

Summary

Unit name High Acuity Nursing
Unit code CNA556
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Health and Medicine
School of Nursing
Discipline Nursing
Coordinator

Dr Melanie Greenwood

Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Launceston Semester 2 Off-Campus International Domestic Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
Note

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 13/7/2020 10/8/2020 31/8/2020 18/10/2020

* 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 2020 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2020 will be available from the 1st October 2019.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2020: $835.00 2020: $2,615.00 060301

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

On-line

Assessment

Essay 1000 words 40%,

Practice Profile 50% 2500 word equivalence,

Quiz 10% (20 multiple choice questions).

TimetableView the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable

Textbooks

RequiredNone
Booktopia textbook links

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