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NUR3200 Managing Complex Care

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Sciences
School or Department : Nursing and Midwifery
Version produced : 21 July 2014



Other requisites

Students must be enrolled in the Bachelor of Nursing Program. The EXT version of this course is not available for cross-institutional study from other Universities. This course, due to requirements of the registering body is not available for conceded pass.

Only Students in Plan 16768 (External Education) can enrol in the External offer of this course.


Managing a range of complex tasks simultaneously and independently is a shift of responsibility from student nurse to registered nurse and therefore sound decision making is one of the major functions of the nurses role and crucial to a patient's outcome. In order for the new registered nurse to be prepared and confident to manage and decide on patient care we must educate our students to engage in critical thinking when something is out of the ordinary, manage time and prioritise patients needs when faced with multiple tasks. As well as this registered nurses must recognise the need for and initiate interventions for patients whose condition changes unexpectedly. Through exploring theoretical case management of a variety of patient/client situations this course will assist the students transform knowledge and skills both into their clinical laboratory settings, written assessments and on their final clinical placement before entering the health profession as registered nurse. Managing complex care will produce a professional and accountable registered nurse.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2013 On-campus Fraser Coast
Semester 1, 2013 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 2, 2013 External
Semester 2, 2013 On-campus Fraser Coast
Semester 2, 2013 On-campus Toowoomba