|Short Description:||Diagnostics and Assessment|
|Faculty or Section :||Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences|
|School or Department :||School of Nursing and Midwifery|
|Student contribution band :||Band 2|
|ASCED code :||069999 - Health not elsewhere classifie|
|Grading basis :||Graded|
|Version produced :||7 June 2020|
Pre-requisite: Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: BHEH or MNSG or MNRS or PDEV or GCHH or GDHH or MOHH
Access to high-level computers is essential for students taking this program. For up-to-date advice on computing requirements, please see http://www.usq.edu.au/current-students/support/computing/hardware.
Students will require access to e-mail and have internet access to UConnect for this course.
This course is designed to introduce the registered nurse to the advanced nursing praxis of correlation of assessment data, diagnostic testing and evidence based management to determine a differential diagnoses related to scheduled medicine administration. Students will apply evidence based practice to the skills of physical assessment and interpretation of health data and status, to validate the appropriate protocol for administration of scheduled medicines.