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HNN750 - Inquiry Into Critical Care Nursing Practice

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Cloud (online)^

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

Josh Allen

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 7 hours per week of independent study

Note:

This unit is part of the Intensive Care, Cardiac Care, Emergency Care and Critical Care Specialty streams 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: transcultural and psychosocial concepts of brain death, complicated loss and grief, critical incident stress debriefing within critical care domains including the nursing considerations of patient care, family and the multidisciplinary care team; current and emerging concepts of competency, specialisation and the workforce and economic considerations of nursing roles including outreach teams, managed care and critical care units without walls; policy and practice development within critical care domains including the contribution of patient and consumer perspectives; and critical care outcome measures including APACHE and specific nursing outcomes measures.

Assessment

Assessment task 1: Presentation 20%

Assessment task 2: Assignment (4000 words) 80%

Unit Fee Information

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