Students should be situated in an emergency setting. This unit uses group work and late enrolment may affect your ability to participate actively.
This unit extends clinical assessment and management skills of the student by exploring emergency presentations in the acutely unwell adult and paediatric patient. This unit develops an emergency nurse who is able to critically assess and evaluate the patient's condition using advanced problem solving skills. This unit will also explore disaster management and professional issues including legal and ethical cases in the emergency setting.
|Unit name||Clinical Perspectives of Emergency Nursing Practice|
|College/School||College of Health and Medicine
School of Nursing
|Coordinator||Mrs Gillian (Gill) Course|
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Delivered By||Delivered wholly by the provider|
|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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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).
- critically analyse applied nursing practice in the emergency setting
- apply integrated clinical assessment and problem solving skills related to the emergency care of patients
- demonstrate the ability to practice in a rapidly changing, technological area.
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2||Domestic Full Fee|
- 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
Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.
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.
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
Curtis, K, Ramsden, C, Shaban, R, Fry, M & Considine J 2019, Emergency and Trauma Care for Nurses and Paramedics 3e, Elsevier, Australia.
Bullock, S, Manias, E 2016, Fundamentals of Pharmacology (8th edn), Pearson Education, NSW.
Cameron, P, Brown, A, Jelinek, G, Kelly, A, Murray, L. (eds) 2019, Textbook of Adult Emergency Medicine (5th edn), Elsevier, Amsterdam.
Jarvis, C 2020, Physical Examination and Health Assessment (8th edn), Saunders, St Louis.
Tortora, G & Derrickson, B 2017, Principles of Anatomy and Physiology (15th edn), John Wiley & Sons, USA
|Links||Booktopia textbook finder|
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