This unit use a systems approach to assess, diagnose, plan, manage, document and evaluate care related to specialised health care needs of people. Students apply therapeutic communication, critical reasoning and meet nursing competency standards in selected clinical contexts. Students engage with management of patients in an emergency clinical setting; suicide, self harm. The unit develops students’ skill in advanced management of critically unstable patients including primary and secondary assessment. Recognising and responding to deteriorating patients – adults and paediatrics; advanced fluid management including blood transfusions; Advanced assessment and care of patients in cardiac and respiratory crisis; Advanced medication administration and management including applied pharmacology, advanced wound care including traumatic wounds and burns management are key areas of clinical learning in this unit.
Lecture 2.0 Hours, 4.0 Times Semester
Science Laboratory 2.0 Hours, 10.0 Times Semester
Tutorial 2.0 Hours, 4.0 Times Once only
Clinical Practice 200.0 Hours, 1.0 Times Once only
- 1 Formulate, in collaboration with the health care team, a care plan appropriate to specialised health care
- 2 Recommend aspects of patient care to others according to competence and scope of practice
- 3 Evaluate interventions within the care plan in consultation with the health care team and determine further outcomes
- 4 Apply and evaluate skills, technology and knowledge in relation to the practice environment concerning critically unstable people
- 5 Evaluate relevant information in appropriate professional written and oral formats for a range of people and professionals
All assessments below must be completed.
- Pass/Fail Medication test
- Pass/Fail Clinical assessment: Report (selected NMBA Clinical competencies) NCAS
- Pass/Fail Skills assessment