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HNN764 - Intensive Care Nursing 1

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Trimester 2: Cloud (online)^

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

Elizabeth Oldland

Prerequisite:HNN751, HNN752
Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

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 Intensive 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.

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 Intensive Care Nursing including advanced treatment modalities for renal and cardiac failure, and complex neurological and respiratory conditions.

Assessment

Assessment task 1: Presentation (equivalent of 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.

Unit Fee Information

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

Unit fee information available soon


2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

Your units are priced based on the course you are enrolled in. Please refer to the current year's course entry to estimate the unit cost.


You can calculate the cost of each unit by using the following calculation:


Course fee x unit EFTSL value = unit price

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