Not currently offered

Credit points: 30

Subject outline

In this subject you will have the opportunity to extend your knowledge and skills to complex and dynamic patient situations. Through lectures, online activities, workshops, clinical skills laboratories and clinical placement, you will focus on assessment and interventions aimed at arresting sudden deterioration of a patient's health. The clinical practicum will allow you to experience high acuity care settings and assume the responsibility of caring for individuals with time critical needs. To achieve the learning outcomes of this subject you will be expected to complete a range of written, verbal and clinical assessments within a 12-week period.

SchoolNursing and Midwifery

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorJen Austerberry

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesNSG2ANB OR NSG2HPB


Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready


Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Explain common pathophysiology, as it relates to assessment data and pharmacology, that can result in deterioration of an individual's condition in order to develop appropriate interventions.
02. Apply the clinical reasoning cycle to provide safe person-centred nursing care for individuals experiencing a deterioration in health.
03. Apply competent technical skill in the delivery of person-centred care for individuals experiencing a deterioration in health.
04. Manage interactions between patients, families and health care teams professionally during clinical deteriorations.
05. Contribute to risk management strategies of healthcare agencies by implementing appropriate incident and risk procedures.

Subject options

Select to view your study options…

Start date between: and    Key dates

Subject not currently offered - Subject options not available.