12 x 2-hour tutorials per semester
12 x 4-hour on-line exercises per semester
12 x 1-hour on-line lectures per semester
^ = may be enrolled concurrently
1 Admission into GCACNGCC-Graduate Certificate in Acute Care Nursing (Critical Care)
1a Admission into GDPNGCC-Graduate Diploma in Nursing (Critical Care)
1b Admission into MNGCC-Master of Nursing (Critical Care)
1c Admission into GDPNGAC-Graduate Diploma in Nursing (Acute Care)
1d Admission into MNG/CR-Master of Nursing (Coursework and Research)
1e Admission into GCACNG-Graduate Certificate in Acute Care Nursing
1f Admission into MNGMH-Master of Nursing (Mental Health)
1g Admission into MNGAC-Master of Nursing (Acute Care)
1h Admission into GCACNGMH-Graduate Certificate in Acute Care Nursing (Mental Health)
1i Admission into GDPNGMH-Graduate Diploma in Nursing (Mental Health)
1j Admission into MNGPD-Master of Nursing (Paediatrics)
1k Admission into GCCCNG-Graduate Certificate in Critical Care Nursing
1l Admission into MNGP-Master of Nursing - 1.5 years
1m Admission into MNG-Master of Nursing - 2 years
2 ^ NURS8740 - Foundations for Responding to Clinical Deterioration Across the Lifespan
Must Satisfy: ((1 or 1a or 1b or 1c or 1d or 1e or 1f or 1g or 1h or 1i or 1j or 1k or 1l or 1m) and 2)
Enrolment not permitted
1 of NURS8620, NURS8621 has been successfully completed
Topic description

In this topic, students will develop specialised knowledge in critical care nursing theory and its application to critical care practice.

Educational aims

This topic aims to develop student understanding of advanced critical care specialist theory and its application to the management of the complex, critically ill patient.

Expected learning outcomes
On completion of this topic you will be expected to be able to:

  1. Analyse concepts and definitions of complex critical illness
  2. Explain the specialised knowledge required to conduct a focused physical assessment of the complex critically ill patient
  3. Analyse evidence to determine clinical interventions to achieve quality and safety in patient outcomes
  4. Identify clinical patterns occurring in complex critically ill patient and draw inferences from these to inform practice
  5. Articulate their role and responsibilities as a member of an inter-professional team