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Not offered in 2014
A Parkman (B)
Theoretical component 3 hours per week (a combination of lectures and online tutorials and readings). Students will be expected to undertake an additional 7 hours per week of independent study.
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.
Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.
The unit includes: surgical anatomy, perioperative nursing considerations and management of complications for patients undergoing specialty surgery including cardiac; care of the perioperative trauma patient; critical incident and risk management.
Assignment (1500 words) 40%, assignment (2000 words) 60%, 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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