Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 24 hours |
Total Time Commitment:
To enrol in this subject, you must be admitted in one of the Graduate Certificate in Nursing Practice (Emergency). This subject is not available for students admitted in any other courses. Please contact the School of Melbourne Custom Programs for more information.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Objectives, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
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 programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and the Disability Liaison Unit:
CoordinatorAssoc Prof Marie Gerdtz
The School of Melbourne Custom Programs
The University of Melbourne
T: +61 3 9810 3388
This subject is designed to provide the theoretical foundation for entry into specialty emergency nursing practice. Students will extend their understanding of general to systemic pathology of organ systems. This will be applied to the assessment and management of high prevalence conditions. Patient and family perspectives of illness will be considered in the development and implementation of multi-disciplinary care planning. Students will gain essential knowledge to plan manage and monitor emergency care interventions. They will apply scientific principles and research evidence underpinning the use of the primary and secondary survey and identify patients at risk of life threatening complications. Students will become familiar with immediate interventions required to establish and maintain patient stability, including, but not limited to advanced life support techniques.
On successful completion of this subject students will demonstrate theoretical knowledge in emergency nursing by:
Written assignment (1000 words) Week 5 - 20%
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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 graduate coursework student:
|Links to further information:||http://www.commercial.unimelb.edu.au/emerg/|
Graduate Certificate in Nursing Practice (Emergency) |
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