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NUR2204 Acute Care Across the Lifespan B

Short Description: Acute Care Across Lifespan B
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 : 060399 - Nursing not classified
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 20 April 2019

Requisites

Pre-requisite: NUR2102
Pre-requisite or Co-requisite: NUR2203

Other requisites

Students must have access to the internet for course preparation materials.

Synopsis

This course is the second of three Acute Care Across the Lifespan courses. Students will develop a range of acute care nursing skills and therapeutic communications within a simulated laboratory environment. In Acute Care B students will focus on more complex assessment, planning, management, and evaluation of patient care and patient care outcomes for persons experiencing more severe acute and episodic illnesses and injuries. This includes acute perioperative, cardiovascular, respiratory, pain, and mental health care. Pathophysiology, pharmacology, lifespan, and ethnic diversity are key concepts that are addressed in relation to these health concerns.

This course contains a mandatory residential school for external students and mandatory on-campus laboratories or practical classes for on-campus students.

Course offers

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