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ANP5003 Emergency Care

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences
School or Department : School of Nursing and Midwifery

Requisites

Pre-requisite: Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: MNRS or PCNP or PDEV or GCHH or GDHH or MOHH

Synopsis

This course specifically focuses on emergency nursing care of adults and children in rural and/or remote contexts. Within this context, advanced nursing skills are essential to ensure optimum outcomes for the client. These skills ensure that timely, appropriate assessment, intervention and referral for continuity of care occur in the absence of support services. This course is designed to embed advanced nursing practice skills and graduate skills to promote critical thinking and decision making for autonomous and accountable practice, within specified legal parameters. Students will be required to meet the advanced practice competencies of venepuncture and cannulation, wound closure and suturing and immobilisation techniques and paediatric assessment as provided in their workbooks.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2015 External
Semester 2, 2015 External