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HNN766 - Emergency Care Nursing 1

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 2: Cloud (online)^

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

Elizabeth Oldland

Prerequisite:HNN751, HNN752
Contact hours:

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

Note:

This unit is part of the Emergency Care 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 is divided into four distinct modules and covers: assessment and management of patients with a variety of cardiovascular and neurology dysfunctions; care of the elderly critically ill patient and psychosocial aspects of nursing care; advanced electrocardiography concepts; and specialty practice issues in Emergency Care Nursing including mental health, paediatric, gynaecology, and obstetric considerations; and assessment and management of primary care presentations and injuries.

Assessment

Assessment task 1: Presentation (equivalent to 1500 words) 40%

Assessment task 2: Examination (1.5 hours) 40%

Assessment task 3: Tests (3) 20%

Assessment task 4: Clinical assessment pass/fail; satisfactory completion of clinical competency hurdles and assessment.

Both the theoretical and clinical components of the assessment must be passed in order to successfully gain an overall pass in this unit.

Compulsory clinical hurdles 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 clinical practicum component in a unit will normally lead to exclusion.

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