ADVANCED EMERGENCY AND CRITICAL CARE

NSG4ECC

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Credit points: 20

Subject outline

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

Credit points20

Subject Co-ordinatorKathy Tori

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisites NSG4CHA

Incompatible subjects NSG4CRC

Equivalent subjectsN/A

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.

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsEmergency and trauma nursingPrescribedCurtis, K, Ramsden, C and Friendship, J 2007MOSBY ELSEVIER, SYDNEY
ReadingsThelan's critical care nursing: diagnosis and managementPrescribedUrden, L, Stacy, K and Lough, M 20065TH EDN, MOSBY, ST LOUIS
ReadingsManagement of the mechanically ventilated patientRecommendedPierce, L 20062ND EDN, SAUNDERS ELSEVIER, ST LOUIS

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