Students must be situated in a critical care setting.
This unit is designed to be experiential and practice focussed. The unit develops a nurse who is able to assess, plan and prioritise management of the critically ill patient applying the theoretical constructs related to Interpreting patient deterioration.
|Unit name||Foundations of Critical Care Nursing Practice|
|College/School||College of Health and Medicine
School of Nursing
|Coordinator||Doctor Farida Saghafi|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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- Articulate and perform the required skills when caring for the critically ill, including integrated assessment, therapeutic monitoring, analysis and evaluation of the patient. Exhibit clinical problem solving skills and prioritisation of care of the critically ill patient.
- Demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of the nature of nursing related to practicing in a high technological, collaborative and time critical environment.
- Demonstrate a satisfactory professional approach to nursing the acutely ill and an understanding of the way in which nurses work in a specialist area.
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2||Domestic Full Fee|
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|Assessment||Quizzes (20%)|Clinical Practice Profile (50%)|Online Discussion and Summary Paper (30%)|
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
|Recommended||These journals will be useful to your developing knowledge and understanding of the content in this unit:
|Links||Booktopia textbook finder|
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