Skip to main content
USQ Logo
The current and official versions of the course specifications are available on the web at http://www.usq.edu.au/course/specification/current.
Please consult the web for updates that may occur during the year.

NUR2399 Acute Care in Practice

Short Description: Acute Care in Practice
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 : Pass/Not Pass
Version produced : 22 February 2019

Requisites

Pre-requisite: NUR2204
Pre-requisite or Co-requisite: NUR2299

Other requisites

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

Synopsis

In this course students are allocated to a clinical placement setting and undertake 160 hours of professional experience placement. Students learn concepts and skills related to acute care including pre and post-operative management, therapeutic communication skills, critical thinking, medication administration, team collaboration, reflection, clinical handover and decision making. The clinical practicum experience enables students to work within settings caring for individuals with acute medical and surgical conditions and to apply their learning to professional nursing practice.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2019 On-campus Ipswich
Semester 1, 2019 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 2, 2019 On-campus Ipswich
Semester 2, 2019 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 3, 2019 On-campus Ipswich
Semester 3, 2019 On-campus Toowoomba