ADVANCED MEDICAL/SURGICAL NURSING
Not currently offered
Credit points: 20
This subject will assist students to develop a range of advanced medical and/or surgical skills relevant to their workplace. The content of this subject will include the management of patients with chest pain; those with specific respiratory needs e.g. NiPPV, chest drains, tracheostomy; diabetes and other endocrine disorders; specific stoma and wound care; liver and GIT diseases; renal diseases; psychosocial demands; management of the unstable haemodynamics in the ward patient, including fluids, electrolytes, patients with specific haematological disorders and those facing specific surgical procedures requiring advanced medical and surgical skills. Students will take different pathways of study through this subject in order to meet the clinical practice requirements of their workplace.
FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences
Subject Co-ordinatorRonald Picard
Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG
Incompatible subjects NSG4AMC, NSG4ASN, NSG4ATH
Special conditions Students must provide evidence of approved health facility access to a minimum of 140 hours of supervised clinical experience that is commensurate with being able to achieve the clinical competencies of this subject.
|Resource Type||Title||Resource Requirement||Author and Year||Publisher|
|Readings||Guyton & Hall Textbook of Medical Physiology||Prescribed||Guyton & Hall 2006||MOSBY/ELSEVIER, SYDNEY|
|Readings||Lewis' medical-surgical nursing||Prescribed||Brown and Edwards 2005||ELSEVIER, SYDNEY|
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