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HNN742 - Principles of Anaesthesia and Post Anaesthesia Nursing Care 2

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 2: Cloud (online)^

Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:

Karen Briggs

Campus contact:Trimester 2: S Rawani (B/X)
Prerequisite:HNN755, HNN740
Contact hours:

Theoretical component 3 hours per week - a combination of classes and cloud (online) seminar, modules. Students will be expected to undertake an additional seven hours per week of independent study.

Note:

This unit is part of the Perioperative Specialty stream of the Master of Nursing Practice for students who are also employed in a suitable clinical area in partnership with Deakin University.

 

^Students enrol as Cloud (online) students, however there are significant campus requirements.

 

You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.

Content

The unit includes: advanced monitoring techniques related to the care of patients undergoing anaesthesia and post anaesthesia care; assessment and management of complications and emergencies related to anaesthesia and post anaesthesia care; perianaesthesia care of the obese patient, older adult and trauma patient, regional anaesthesia techniques (peripheral nerve blocks).

Assessment

Assessment task 1: Assignment (1500 words) 40%

Assessment task 2: Examination (2 hours) 60%

Assessment task 3: Clinical assessments Pass/fail.

Both the theoretical and clinical components of the assessment must be passed in order to successfully gain an overall pass in this unit. Clinical assessments form part of the assessment of this unit. Recognition of the importance of clinical assessments is calculated in the overall student workload.

Note: Failure of a compulsory practicum component in a unit will normally lead to exclusion.

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