Courses & Units

Contemporary Critical Care Nursing Science CNA773

Note:

This unit uses group work and late enrolment may affect your ability to participate actively.

Introduction

This unit builds upon the knowledge, understanding and skills developed in CNA772. The content of this unit focuses on the scientific theories related to nursing the critically ill patient with single and multi-organ systems failure. Specialised cardiothoracic and neuromedical pathology will be explored as will principles of nursing the critically ill child and obstetric patient.

Summary

Unit name Contemporary Critical Care Nursing Science
Unit code CNA773
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Health and Medicine
School of Nursing
Discipline Nursing
Coordinator Doctor Farida Saghafi
Delivered By University of Tasmania
Level Postgraduate

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Online Semester 2 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 2 10/7/2023 8/8/2023 28/8/2023 15/10/2023

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Unit census dates currently displaying for 2023 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2023 will be available from the 1st October 2022. Note census date cutoff is 11.59pm AEST (AEDT during October to March).

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Learning Outcomes

  • Understand and describe the applied pathophysiological nature of complex conditions including diagnosis, pharmacological and therapeutic management across the age spectrums; Apply knowledge to complex clinical cases in the setting of critical care; Demonstrate problem solving capabilities as linked to knowledge of pathophysiology; Identify therapeutic management as justified against evidence based literature.
  • Discuss, analyse and apply data gained from assessment, monitoring and laboratory findings against evidence based literature; Utilise problem solving skills that incorporates data gained from integrated assessment and monitoring practices; Recommends alternative options based upon assessment findings.
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
060309 $493.00 $493.00 not applicable $2,615.00

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Requisites

Prerequisites

CNA772

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Individual Study – This unit is offered fully online via MyLO (My Learning Online). You are expected to devote around 10 hours per week to the study materials, assessment tasks and self-directed learning.

AssessmentOnline activities (Discussion forums, final submission, and quizzes) (50%)|Case Study (50%)
TimetableView the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable

Textbooks

Required

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

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