Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 36 hours on-campus lectures |
Total Time Commitment: In addition to the subject contact hours, students are expected to devote approximately 6 hours a week to this subject.
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|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's courses. Students who think their disability will impact on meeting this requirement are encouraged to discuss this matter with the Course Coordinator and the Disability Liaison Unit.
CoordinatorAssoc Prof Marie Gerdtz
Melbourne School of Health Sciences
The University of Melbourne
Level 5, 234 Queensberry St
Carlton Victoria 3010 AUSTRALIA
T: +61 3 8344 9401
F: +61 3 9347 4375
This subject extends nursing knowledge to develop skills beyond those necessary for functioning as a beginning level practitioner in Acute and Critical Care specialty practice settings. Foundational concepts are applied to generate understanding of the pathophysiological, epidemiological, and psycho-social nature of illnesses encountered in specific Critical Care practice settings. A wide range of abnormalities and manifestations associated with disease processes are explored. Learners are encouraged to apply this knowledge to understand medical and nursing interventions and technologies encountered in Acute and Critical Care so that they can implement nursing care in specific practice settings as a proficient level specialty practitioner.
Students will be expected to be able to demonstrate their proficiency in specialty nursing practice through:
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|Recommended Texts:||A list of recommended texts will be supplied to students on enrolment in the subject.|
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On completion of the subject students should have developed the following generic skills of the Melbourne graduate and postgraduate coursework student:
|Links to further information:||http://www.nursing.unimelb.edu.au|
Postgraduate Diploma in Nursing (Anaesthetics Theory) |
Postgraduate Diploma in Nursing (Critical Care Theory)
Postgraduate Diploma in Nursing (Emergency Theory)
Postgraduate Diploma in Nursing (Perioperative Theory)
Postgraduate Diploma in Nursing (Rural Critical Care Theory)
Postgraduate Diploma in Nursing Practice (Anaesthetics)
Postgraduate Diploma in Nursing Practice (Critical Care)
Postgraduate Diploma in Nursing Practice (Emergency)
Postgraduate Diploma in Nursing Practice (Perioperative)
Postgraduate Diploma in Nursing Practice (Rural Critical Care)
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