12 x 10-hour independent studies per semester
12 x 1-hour on-line exercises weekly
12 x 3-hour on-line tutorials per semester
1 Admission into GCACNGEN-Graduate Certificate in Acute Care Nursing (Emergency)
1a Admission into GCACNGMH-Graduate Certificate in Acute Care Nursing (Mental Health)
1b Admission into GDPNGEN-Graduate Diploma in Nursing (Emergency)
1c Admission into GDPNGMH-Graduate Diploma in Nursing (Mental Health)
1d Admission into MNG/CR-Master of Nursing (Coursework and Research)
1e Admission into MNGEN-Master of Nursing (Emergency)
1f Admission into MNGMH-Master of Nursing (Mental Health)
1g Admission into MNGAC-Master of Nursing (Acute Care)
1h Admission into MNGCC-Master of Nursing (Critical Care)
1i Admission into MNGHD-Master of Nursing (High Dependency)
1j Admission into GDPNGAC-Graduate Diploma in Nursing (Acute Care)
1k Admission into MNGPD-Master of Nursing (Paediatrics)
1l Admission into GCACNG-Graduate Certificate in Acute Care Nursing
1m Admission into GCENG-Graduate Certificate in Emergency Nursing
1n Admission into GCNGU-Graduate Certificate in Nursing
1o Admission into GDPNGU-Graduate Diploma in Nursing
1p Admission into MNGP-Master of Nursing - 1.5 years
1q Admission into MNG-Master of Nursing - 2 years
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 or 1n or 1o or 1p or 1q))
Enrolment not permitted
NURS8505 has been successfully completed
Assumed knowledge
This topic is not a foundational topic and requires students to have prior emergency nursing knowledge and experience.
Case study, Discussion, Quizzes
Topic description

In this topic students build upon their existing emergency nursing knowledge and experience, by using specific emergency nursing assessment frame works to further explore emergency best practice treatment options and outcome, of common complex presentations seen in the emergency care setting.

Educational aims

This topic aims for students to develop specialised knowledge of the assessment and management of patients in emergency care environments through the critical exploration of evidence-base principles and practices.

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

  1. Critically Appraise Emergency Nursing triage scales assigned to complex health care presentations
  2. Evaluate appropriate Emergency Nursing assessment frame works used to assess complex health care presentations
  3. Evaluate Emergency best practice treatment options, including pharmacology, to treat complex health care presentations
  4. Self–evaluate knowledge to demonstrate ability to make judgements about future learning needs