ADVANCED EMERGENCY AND CRITICAL CARE
Not currently offered
Credit points: 20
This subject will assist students to develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills in the care of patients from a diverse population that present to an Emergency Department and Critical Care Unit. The focus is on acquiring advanced levels of cognitive, affective and psychomotor skills required to care for the critically ill patient in these settings. Skills developed will include essential respiratory and cardiovascular care strategies. Specific Emergency issues and systems will also be addressed.
FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences
Subject Co-ordinatorKathy Tori
Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG
Incompatible subjects NSG4CRC
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||Emergency and trauma nursing||Prescribed||Curtis, K, Ramsden, C and Friendship, J 2007||MOSBY ELSEVIER, SYDNEY|
|Readings||Thelan's critical care nursing: diagnosis and management||Prescribed||Urden, L, Stacy, K and Lough, M 2006||5TH EDN, MOSBY, ST LOUIS|
|Readings||Management of the mechanically ventilated patient||Recommended||Pierce, L 2006||2ND EDN, SAUNDERS ELSEVIER, ST LOUIS|
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