SPECIAL CARE OF THE NEONATE
Not currently offered
Credit points: 20
In this subject students will develop beginning expertise as a neonatal nurse. The subject will introduce students to the common neonatal conditions that are encountered in the Special Care Nursery & Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Students will develop an understanding of the complex physiological processes of these common conditions while they extend their knowledge of skills, nursing therapies and current neonatal practices. Students will develop an ability to anticipate nursing specific problems and to plan, implement and evaluate the care of neonates in an individualised developmentally supportive framework.
SchoolSchool of Nursing & Midwifery
Subject Co-ordinatorMelissah Burnett
Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG
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||Core curriculum for neonatal intensive care nursing||Prescribed||Verklan, M and Walden, M 2004||3RD EDN, W.B. SAUNDERS|
|Readings||Merenstein & Gardner's handbook of neonatal intensive care||Prescribed||Gardner, S, Carter B, Enzman-Hines, M & Hernandez, J 2011||7TH EDN, MOSBY|
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