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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 : Band 1
ASCED code : 060301 - General Nursing
Grading basis : Pass/Not Pass


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.


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, 2021 On-campus Ipswich
Semester 1, 2021 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 2, 2021 On-campus Ipswich
Semester 2, 2021 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 3, 2021 On-campus Ipswich
Semester 3, 2021 On-campus Toowoomba
Date printed 11 February 2022