nsg4ams advanced medical



Not currently offered

Credit points: 20

Subject outline

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.

SchoolSchool of Nursing & Midwifery

Credit points20

Subject Co-ordinatorRonald Picard

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

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

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules



Incompatible subjects NSG4AMC, NSG4ASN, NSG4ATH

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.

Learning resources


Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsGuyton & Hall Textbook of Medical PhysiologyPrescribedGuyton & Hall 2006MOSBY/ELSEVIER, SYDNEY
ReadingsLewis' medical-surgical nursingPrescribedBrown and Edwards 2005ELSEVIER, SYDNEY

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