nsg5cnn intensive care of the neonate



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Credit points: 20

Subject outline

In this subject students will develop knowledge and skills in complex neonatal intensive care nursing. Students will expand their understanding of the physiological processes of complex neonatal conditions and consolidate their knowledge and skills in nursing therapies that contribute to the development of safe, therapeutic nursing practice in NICU environments. Opportunities will be provided for students to explore and deepen their understanding of neonatal nursing and professional issues impacting on the practice of the neonatal intensive care nurse.

SchoolSchool of Nursing & Midwifery

Credit points20

Subject Co-ordinatorJacqueline McGregor

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites NSG5CHA, NSG5SCN


Incompatible subjectsN/A

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
ReadingsCore Curriculum for Neonatal Intensive Care NursingPrescribedVerklan, M.T. and Walden, M. 20043RD EDN. W.B. SAUNDERS
ReadingsMerenstein & Gardner's Handbook of Neonatal Intensive CarePrescribedGardner, S.L., Carter, B., Enzman-Hines, M.I. and Hernandez, J.A. 20117TH EDN. MOSBY

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