FOUNDATIONS FOR INTENSIVE CARE NURSING PRACTICE A

NSM4FIC

Not currently offered

Credit points: 30

Subject outline

In this subject, students will develop fundamental knowledge and skills required to care for patients in intensive care nursing practice contexts. This subject provides a theoretical and practical foundation that prepares students for ethically oriented professional practice and undertake further studies at more advanced levels in intensive care nursing. This subject enables students to develop critical thinking and problem solving skills, specialised clinical proficiency, and effective communication skills. Students will be able to make independent judgements; plan, implement and evaluate practice in specialty contexts and function effectively as a member of a multidisciplinary team. The subject is delivered via a flexible online mode comprising learning modules via LMS and a limited number of on-campus workshops (and/or equivalent online virtual classrooms) and supported by appropriate clinical practicum.

SchoolNursing and Midwifery

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorJacqueline McGregor

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

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

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

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PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

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Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

ACCCN's critical care nursing

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorAitken, L., Marshall, Andrea, Chaboyer, Wendy, & Australian College of Critical Care Nurses.

Year2015

Edition/Volume3rd ed

PublisherChatswood, N.S.W. Elsevier Australia

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Jarvis's Physical Examination & Health Assessment : ANZ. Second Edition / Australian and New Zealand ed.

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorJarvis, Carolyn, Watt, Elizabeth, and Forbes, Helen.

Year2015

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PublisherChatswood, N.S.W. Elsevier Australia

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Critical Care Nursing: Diagnosis and Management

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorUrden, Linda D, Stacy, Kathleen M, and Lough, Mary E

Year2014

Edition/Volume7th ed

PublisherSaint Louis: Elsevier Health Sciences

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Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

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. Apply specialty knowledge, skills &/or equipment/technology to well defined situations in your specialty area.
02. Make accurate assessments & develop reasonable and justifiable inferences.
03. Make informed judgements and develop plans in response to well defined scenarios, based on your review and analysis of relevant & substantial information.
04. Critically analyse current knowledge, data and processes in your specialty in order to inform your practice.
05. Determine the communication approach required in a specific situation and tailor your professional communication, using listening, speaking, writing and ICT skills, to achieve effective and positive outcomes.
06. Perform independent work & work as an effective team member in a variety of situations within your specialty setting.
07. Apply ethical standards to new contexts within your specialty area.
08. Recognise your own learning needs & use learning strategies that are effective in your professional practice.

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