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NUR2203 Acute Care Across the Lifespan A

Short Description: Acute Care Across Lifespan A
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences
School or Department : School of Nursing and Midwifery
Student contribution band : National Priority - Nursing
ASCED code : 060301 - General Nursing
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 21 July 2019

Requisites

Pre-requisite: NUR2101

Other requisites

Students will require access to e-mail and have internet access to UConnect for this course.

Synopsis

This course is the first of three Acute Care Across the Lifespan courses. In Acute Care A students will be introduced to the theoretical aspects of acute health care and the impact on individuals, families and communities. Students will explore national health priorities and current trends in evidence based management of acute episodes of illness or injury. In this course students will be introduced to relevant pathophysiology and life span considerations in the provision of nursing care. Trauma management and clinical triage techniques, including medical, surgical and mental health acute presentations and their respective pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatments will be discussed.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2019 On-campus Ipswich
Semester 1, 2019 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 1, 2019 Online
Semester 2, 2019 On-campus Ipswich
Semester 2, 2019 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 2, 2019 Online